Tech wins Clash; Liberty overrun by Army

Tech wins Clash; Liberty overrun by Army

Virginia Tech beat UVA Saturday in the Commonwealth Clash 29 to 24. And Liberty ends its season on a losing note, beaten at home by Army 31 to 16. WPLY-MIN The post Tech wins Clash; Liberty overrun by Army first appeared on News/Talk 960-AM & FM-107.3 WFIR.Continue Reading

RND opens 2nd location in Vinton today

RND opens 2nd location in Vinton today

A Roanoke-based coffee company is opening its 2nd brick and mortar location in Vinton today. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: 11-29 RND Vinton WRAP   The post RND opens 2nd location in Vinton today first appeared on News/Talk 960-AM & FM-107.3 WFIR.Continue Reading

Local pastor-author releases how-to book on relationships

Local pastor-author releases how-to book on relationships

“Life’s About Relationships” is a new how-to book from a local author. Good ones are hard to find sometimes and that’s where a former evangelist who worked extensively with teenagers in the past hopes to make a difference. He spoke recently with WFIR’s Gene Marrano: 11-29 Woodard Wrap#1 The post Local pastor-author releases how-to book…Continue Reading

Port of VA operates differently than back-logged CA ports

Port of VA operates differently than back-logged CA ports

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ports in California have been making headlines for their delays and supply chain backups. But the Port of Virginia has been running smoothly and outperforming other major ports on East Coast. Virginia Port Authority CEO and Executive Director Stephen Edwards said this week that its terminals are doing better in part…Continue Reading

Hokies win Commonwealth Clash

Hokies win Commonwealth Clash

CHARLOTTESVILE, Va. (AP) — Braxton Burmeister threw for one touchdown, caught a pass for another and Virginia Tech ran for 320 yards and handed Virginia its fourth straight loss, 29-24 [Saturday]. Burmeister, who ran for 115 yards, hit Tayvion Robinson for a 61-yard touchdown and caught a 3-yard pass from Robinson on a double-reverse as…Continue Reading

VT-UVA Commonwealth Clash is today

VT-UVA Commonwealth Clash is today

(AP) J.C Price doesn’t want his second game as Virginia Tech’s interim football coach to be his last. The Hokies (5-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) play at Virginia on Saturday and need a victory to become bowl eligible. That’s just one of the many reasons the game takes on great importance, the former Hokies player…Continue Reading

Update: fatal shooting victim in Bedford County home identified

Update: fatal shooting victim in Bedford County home identified

Update 11/28  According to statements made to investigators, the male had forced his way into the home after the female opened the door and attempted to attack her armed with a knife. Investigators report a male acquaintance in the home saw the attack, retrieved a handgun— and shot the male assailant several times. WDBJ-7 reports…Continue Reading

Fatal shooting in Bedford County home last night

Fatal shooting in Bedford County home last night

(from Bedford County Sheriff’s Office) On 11/26/21 at approximately 1916 hours Bedford Communications received a 911 call from a female who stated her estranged husband had forced entry into her home armed with a knife, and that he had subsequently been shot. Deputies from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home, located in…Continue Reading

RoCo Officer involved shooting last night

RoCo Officer involved shooting last night

(from Roanoke County Friday night) Roanoke County Police are on scene in the 4900 block of Lantern Street (North Lakes area) for an officer-involved shooting. The call came in to the Emergency Communications Center at 7:00 p.m. this evening. This is an active investigation and more information will be released when available. The post RoCo…Continue Reading

Update: RoCo police ID officer-involved fatal shooting victim

Update: RoCo police ID officer-involved fatal shooting victim

(update from Roanoke County police) Roanoke County Police Officer-Involved Shooting Saturday, November 27, 2021 — At approximately 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 26, officers responded in the 4900 block of Lantern Street (North Lakes area) in reference to a domestic dispute with weapon. While on-scene, officers set up a perimeter and made multiple attempts to communicate…Continue Reading