During a year like no other, the men and women of Roanoke Fire-EMS rose to the challenge. On Monday, Chief David Hoback delivered his annual public safety update, and told members of City Council the department met important benchmarks in 2020, while responding to the pandemic.
Jim Gochenour with the Page County Farmers Association said tractors and equipment have gotten bigger over the years, which is efficient for farming but makes it harder to find a safe space to pull off the road.
The 14th anniversary of the Virginia Tech tragedy brought a fresh call for congressional action on gun violence. This week, Virginia's senators introduced legislation, and a national coalition of advocacy groups urged the Senate to move on the issue.