2000 runners, more than 400 volunteers and 30 different community organizations working together. Organizers of the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon say those numbers add up to another successful year.
Three members of the Governor's Cabinet put the focus on children Monday, during a visit to the Roanoke Valley. Virginia's secretaries of education, health and commerce toured Fallon Park Elementary, a school they say is getting a lot of things right despite significant challenges.
The town of Vinton is looking to eliminate some of its services in an effort to save money. Law enforcement and leisure are two areas that could be impacted by those budget cuts. Vinton Town Council and town staff are looking to cut services that aren't used enough, but they are also looking at services that are being used too much.
The captain of a ship full of migrants that capsized in the Mediterranean Sea has been arrested on suspicion of "reckless shipwreck, multiple manslaughter (and) abetting clandestine immigration" for his role in a disaster that left hundreds dead, an ...