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Water main break blocking traffic in Roanoke

ROANOKE, VA - Multiple crews are currently working a water main break on Orange Avenue in Roanoke. Local police, road crews, and utility crews have responded as water flooded the roadway in front of the Sheetz across the street from the Berglund Center. Orange Avenue westbound has been blocked off t

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-01-15 02:18:26

Doctors urge people with flu symptoms to be tested with vaccine ineffective on common strain

(WDBJ7) It's that time of year again: flu season. And doctors are changing up one of their normal mandates for people suffering from the sometimes deadly disease. Doctors usually say patients should not go to doctor's offices if they're sick with it. But a doctor at Carilion Roanoke Memorial hospita

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 07:47:00

MLK walk in Roanoke encourages youth to be active in the community

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Groups in Roanoke came together to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and recognize achievements of youth in the community. People gathered at the statute downtown then walked united to St. Paul United Methodist Church. Leaders say this was a day to honor Dr. King and

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-15 23:29:00

Basketball Blitz GOTW Announcement: Lord Botetourt vs William Fleming

ROANOKE, Va. - Our Basketball Blitz spotlight game of the week, will keep us in Roanoke this Friday for a rematch between Lord Botetourt and William Fleming. Our sports team will have all the coverage and the post game wrap, this Friday, January 19. ROANOKE, Va. - Our Basketball Blitz spotlight game

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-01-15 17:05:51

Freezing temperatures keep utility crews busy

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) The pipe is fixed and traffic is moving again after a water main break closed parts of Orange Avenue in Roanoke Sunday night and Monday morning. "This has been a very busy winter season, including today," Western Virginia Water Authority's Sarah Baumgardner said. "It has been s

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 08:10:00

Grandin Theatre hosts MLK Day screening of Selma

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) More than a hundred people filled the seats of Grandin Theatre for a special screening of the Oscar-winning film "Selma." The theater was handing out free admission tickets for the film that chronicles Martin Luther King Junior's campaign for voting rights with an epic march thr

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Akers: Most veterans don't need the VA

Akers is CEO of Bizdudes Inc. and iTASKZ Inc. He lives in Roanoke. As a combat veteran and a person who has been exposed to the Veterans Administration, non-profit, foreign medical facilities, and for-profit medical organizations and one who has been involved in LEAN transformation projects with med

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Several events celebrating and honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are being held on Monday January 15. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is present at the Civil Rights March in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. In Lexington, the second annual Community Anti-Racism Effort (CAR

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-15 14:10:00

Massena Central School Board of Education adjusts substitute teacher rates

MASSENA - Massena Central School Board of Education members have agreed to adjust the pay rate of some substitute teachers based on a combination of educational credentials and years of substitute experience in the district. Under the proposal approved by board members Thursday night, the new rate w

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-14 13:15:00

Carl L. Dishaw, 63, of Ogdensburg

A Celebration of Life for Carl L. Dishaw, age 63, of Ogdensburg, will be held at convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to Frary Funeral Home. Mr. Dishaw passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Carl is survived by his three children, Natha

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-15 23:19:00

Man charged with DUI after striking SCHP vehicle on I-26 in N. Charleston

A man has been charged with his second driving under the influence offense after colliding with a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper's vehicle. Michael Hazel, 27, was traveling on I-26 westbound near Aviation Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday when his Ford F150 hit the back of a stationary mark

NBC12 - 2018-01-15 14:31:09

Unlicensed teen driver arrested after striking tree in Dinwiddie

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. - An unlicensed teenage girl has been arrested and charged with reckless driving after police say she was behind the wheel of a crash in Dinwiddie County that injured one passenger. Virginia State Police responded to the crash at approximately 2:53 p.m. on Sunday, January 14. T

WTVR-TV - 2018-01-16 03:36:33

Missing elderly woman may be confused and in need of medical treatment

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - Chesterfield County police are looking for a woman who may be lost, confused and in need of medical treatment. Police are looking for an elderly woman named Shayrn who wandered off from the Midlothian Athletic Club located in the 10800 Center View Drive in Bon Air. The wom

WTVR-TV - 2018-01-15 21:58:43

Man dies after truck runs off road, strikes tree

Virginia State Police are investigating after a truck struck a tree in Chesterfield, killing the driver. The crash happened around 3:51 p.m. on the ramp from 288 to Iron Bridge Road. Police say the truck struck a guardrail on the right side of the road, then hit the one on the left side before hitti

NBC12 - 2018-01-16 01:00:46

2 arrested during traffic stop after 'hazmat items' found in car

Hazmat crews responded after Chesterfield police arrested two people following a traffic stop. Officers say around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, they arrested two people in the 6800 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. When officers pulled the driver over, an "unknown liquid" was found in his vehicle. Chesterfield

NBC12 - 2018-01-14 15:12:35

Former Hopewell mayor opens chocolate manufacturing facility

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) - The former mayor of Hopewell, Steve Taylor, and his wife Kim recently opened a chocolate wholesale manufacturing and retail facility, Taylor Made Chocolate, in Chesterfield County. The bean-to-bar artisan chocolate making process that unfolds in the back of the Taylor Made C

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-14 14:01:20

Man is killed in single-vehicle crash in Chesterfield

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RICHMOND.COM - 2018-01-16 03:00:00

Man dies after crashing into tree on Rt. 288 exit in Chesterfield

Image courtesy of Virginia State Police CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - One man died Monday afternoon in a crash on an exit ramp from Route 288 onto Ironbridge Road in Chesterfield County when his vehicle ran off the road and into a tree. Police said the incident happened at 3:51 p.m. When Virgi

WRIC TV - 2018-01-16 00:54:17

Long Island Concerts & Events January 15-18

An evening with beloved bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife as she speaks about and signs copies of the paperback release of Kiss Carlo. Adriana will also be signing copies of the re-release of her cookbook, Cooking with My Sisters. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Fre

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-01-15 14:03:29

'Still dreaming' of equality at Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony

Janine Hilton Jones stands with her grandchildren Juell Rudolph, 7, and Jaylah Rudolph, 6, at Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Glen Cove. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp During a ceremony in Glen Cove honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Michael Burnett knelt while audienc

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-15 18:43:54