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Multimedia JournalistThe Rescue Mission in Roanoke set a new record Tuesday, after serving more than 900 meals. People all over are feeling the pressures of day to day expenses. Not long ago Stephanie Curby had a place of her own and was a volunteer at the Rescue Mission....
Multimedia JournalistFolks living in the Dolly Ann Apartments have a new place to call home. After Community Housing Partners worked eighteen months of construction, renovations can be seen all over the property. CEO of CHP Janaka Casper explains, “We tightened the...
ReporterAsking for help is not a phrase that's in the Danville Salvation Army's vocabulary. But if they don't get more funds, asking you for help is their only hope. A lack of donations, more people asking for money and unpaid bills is a combination that...
Anchor/ReporterThe pastor of a Roanoke church is going to prison. Reverend Joseph Mayo pled guilty to not paying more than a half million dollars in taxes and illegally taking a hundred thousand dollars in Social Security benefits. He's pastor of Paradise Cathedral....
Twenty-five new jobs will be coming to Botetourt County. Governor Bob McDonnell announced Thursday NBG Holding GmbH will invest $5 million to establish Fiber Cable Technology. The Austrian-based company manufactures stainless steel tubes with integrated...
ReporterQuestions about the future of a program millions of Americans rely on every year were laid on the table today in Danville. Dozens of older Americans with doubts about Social Security met at a church Thursday to research and answer many of the...
GS Industries of Bassett is expanding its business, creating 35 new jobs in the process. The company in Henry County will produce parts for Kids II, Inc. “At a time when domestic manufacturing continues to struggle, we’re bucking the...
Anchor/ReporterExperts predict if things stay the same, Social Security will be a thing of the past in about 30 years. So what then, and what can you do just incase? "Not much for me to think about, not yet anyway," says Josh Andrews, a Roanoke resident. While...
ReporterRepublican George Allen brought his campaign for the U.S. Senate to Botetourt County Wednesday. He outlined a three-part plan he says will help businesses create jobs, save taxpayers' money and protect workers rights. Allen unveiled his "Freedom to...
ReporterA local school system is $1 million richer just because it turned off the lights. A lot of very small changes have added up to one big payday in Giles County. "We're doing our very best to make sure things are done right down here," said Ricky Wilson....
ReporterDanville residents call it the answer to affordable housing. A new housing development is open and filling up fast. It's called Danville Family Homes. Local and national builders have been working on the project for nearly four years. 35 homes in one...
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some 55 million Social Security recipients will get a 3.6 percent increase in benefits next year, their first raise since 2009. The increase was announced Wednesday when the government released a key measure of inflation, which...
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