A Roanoke playwright is hoping to help domestic violence victims through a play called The Mary Project: The Stone Was Rolled Away.
Disaster relief crews here in Roanoke are on standby after heavy rainfall in South Carolina.
Firefighters responded to the fire on Blair Loop Road around 2:45 a.m.
Dozens stood at the intersection of Williamson Road and Orange Avenue in Roanoke for the 28th Life Chain event.
Jerry Bona is a firefighter for Read Mountain Fire and Rescue. He said on average, they fight around 15 structure fires a year.
If you see flood water, you should get to higher ground. You should not walk through flood waters because it only takes six inches to knock you off your feet.
McAuliffe said western Virginia is already reeling from drenching rain that wiped out or closed roads earlier this week. He declared a state of emergency Wednesday.
We all know that conditions are dangerous when it is raining and flooding, but it's even more scary if you're behind the wheel.
As more potential flooding threatens the area, The American Red Cross is urging people to be prepared. Volunteers and emergency personnel anticipate similar conditions to the Flood of 1985.
As of 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, Smith Mountain Lake was at 794.77 feet. Full pond at Smith Mountain Lake is 795 feet. The Leesville reservoir is not expected to exceed its full pond level of 613 feet.
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The fire Thursday night at Crossroads Mall may have started in the electrical room, according to Battalion Chief Doug Rorrer.
It happened on Rosalind Avenue in Roanoke on Thursday morning.
50 passengers were onboard a bus that caught fire Friday on Interstate 81 North in the Hollins area of Roanoke County.
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