The Virginia Department of Transportation wants your help, as it plans a new pedestrian bridge across Route 311 in Roanoke County. VDOT has released a new 3-D rendering of the project, that will carry the Appalachian Trail over the highway. Planners are asking for comments, including input on the stairs that will come down into the parking lot.
Delk’s wife Kristina filed an Emergency Protective Order of Family Abuse early Wednesday morning after she said he fired one round of a semi-automatic pistol in his bedroom prior to police arriving on the scene.
Lexington's city council voted at their last meeting to remove the name from Stonewall Jackson Cemetery. At City Hall, they are researching what to do next, and have reached out to the public with an online survey.
Dr. Oliver Hill, Jr. was the son of Roanoke attorney and civil rights pioneer Oliver Hill, Sr. who played a key role in the Brown vs. Board of education Supreme Court case that ended school segregation.
Virginia Republicans are calling on Governor Northam to revise state guidelines for reopening schools. On Wednesday, they said the state should make it a priority to get students back in the classroom for in-person instruction five days a week.
Using a cellphone while driving is a risky habit, and come January it will be illegal to hold one in your hand, while you're behind the wheel. On Wednesday, Governor Ralph Northam held a virtual signing ceremony for legislation that bans the use of a handheld communications device while driving.