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Nonprofit restaurant has busy first week in Wytheville
WYTHEVILLE - The newest downtown local foods spot is already drawing repeat customers. Open Door Cafe started serving weekday lunches at a converted tire garage on West Main Street on Nov. 5 and has averaged 80 customers per day so far. They've added a Wednesday dinner service, too. "I've already be
Elk management plan details benefits, risks
Even though it might be difficult, the plan says it is "important to examine and consider the connections and feedback between and among all goals collectively." If the agency "hopes to achieve balance between realizing opportunities afforded by elk while minimizing the negative effects elk can brin
Domino's to open Wytheville store
One of the country’s best-known pizza deliver services, Domino’s, plans to open a store in the Food Lion Shopping Center on Fourth Street. Franchise owner Kevin Shaw said the restaurant will be located at the end of the center, behind McDonald’s, and will include a drive-through window.
Winter storm watch issued for region with threat of freezing rain, ice and snow
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg, Va., has issued a winter storm watch for Mercer, Tazewell, Bland, Giles and Wythe counties. The winter storm watch is in effect for Wednesday evening into Friday morning with the threat of a freezing rain, sleet, rain and snow.
Virginia trooper convicted of falsifying drug case records
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Name change proposal tabled in Bluefield, Virginia
“We wanted to have feedback from the community,” said Councilman Ron Holt.” Overwhelmingly, the vote was no and we heard it loud and clear that night.”
The future of I-81: Everything that's wrong with our biggest highway, and how to fix it
ROANOKE, Va. - Crash after crash. Backup for miles. It's the reality many drivers face traveling Interstate 81. "It's just a lot of traffic. It really backs up in a heartbeat," said John Mason, a Fairlawn resident. "There's a lot of congestion on the interstate, no matter what time of the day," sa
Man seriously injured after jumping from moving semi on I-77 in Carroll | Carroll News
According to Virginia State Police Senior Trooper R.B. Phipps, the incident occurred at 6:50 a.m. on Nov. 13 at mile marker 2.6 in the southbound lane of I-77 near Lambsburg. Phipps said John David Guy, 72, of Winston-Salem, N.C., was driving a 2002 Freightliner tractor-trailer when the semi lost it
Ground broken on new Rural Retreat youth center
“The apostle Paul said ‘when I was a child, I thought as a child.’ We want the youth program to speak to the heart and soul of the youth,” he said.
Draft Virginia elk plan meeting is Nov. 14
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Monday opened to public comment its elk management plan, which would designate Wise, Dickenson and Buchanan counties as the Elk Management Zone of Virginia.
Tazewell County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man in connection to theft
Good Morning West Virginia! Daniella Hankey is the Morning and Noon newscast Anchor. Daniella joined Newswatch as a Multi-Media journalist and quickly moved her way up to an Anchor. Before landing in the beautiful Mountain State, Daniella called her home Orlando, Florida. Armed with a major in Commu
Exit 1, Trump, crash, more
• Ask any, any Republican a political question and their answer will mention the evils that President Obama and Secretary Clinton did. The Manchin/Morrissey debate is a prime example where, I believe, Manchin had to tell Morrissey that Secretary Clinton wasn’t in this election — Bill S.
Father, son found dead in Virginia home ruled homicide
Father, son found dead in Virginia home — BEALETON, Va. -- Fauquier County Sheriff's Office said the death of a father and son that were found in a residence in Virginia has ruled a homicide.
Family Resource Center continues to help region's domestic violence victims
The private non-profit agency is governed by a board of directors and is funded primarily through grants. Services are provided free of charge to residents of Smyth, Wythe, Bland, Grayson and Carroll counties and the city of Galax. Offices are located in Galax, Marion and Wytheville.
Round two of prep football playoffs set
Two local West Virginia teams will play at 7:30 p.m. Friday: The Bluefield Beavers host the Keyser Golden Tornado, while in Princeton, the Mount View Golden Knights will be the host team playing the Yellow Jackets of Williamstown.
Tracking two storm systems this coming week
ROANOKE, Va. - Wintry chill is here, and it doesn't show any signs of stopping this coming week. Adding insult to injury, however, will be two back-to-back storm systems in our neck of the woods. STORM SYSTEM #1 Storm system number one begins to impact us late Monday into Tuesday. We'll notice more
Sheriff: Parent charged after fabricating abuse claim against officer
TAZEWELL, Va. — A Tazewell County woman has been charged with making a false report after fabricating a charge of abuse against a deputy that she claimed occurred at a recent after-school event, officials said.
2-vehicle crash in construction zone kills 2, injures 2
Officials said 28-year-old Robert Bogdan of Edinburg was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger, 44-year-old Billie Esposito of Edinburg, was pronounced dead at UPMC Jameson.
Southwest Virginia's first donate-what-you-can restaurant opens in Wytheville
WYTHEVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) -- Southwest Virginia's first "donate what you can" restaurant is now open in Wytheville. The model allows people of all incomes to share a meal together without judgement. "Right now, we've got bacon-wrapped meatloaf, smokey collard greens with vegetable soup, and berry mix
Maroons shut out Covington in Region 1D win
But what does that same 0-for-12 shutout mean for a defensive gridiron unit? Judging by the big post-game grin from George Wythe coach Brandon Harner, that stat line was cause for jubilation – and important playoff advancement.