Women veterans have improved mental health services now

Women veterans have improved mental health services now

Almost half of all women veterans that seek health care at facilities like the Salem VA Medical center have been diagnosed with a mental health condition. Now programs are being tailored to their needs, as WFIR’s Gene Marrano reports: 5-27 Women Mental Wrap#2-WEB The post Women veterans have improved mental health services now first appeared…Continue Reading

Volunteers needed for Carilion Clinic Ironman

Volunteers needed for Carilion Clinic Ironman

An endurance event hosting more than 2,600 triathletes next weekend is looking to fill hundreds of volunteer positions. WFIR’s Camden Lazenby has more. Click here to register to volunteer for the event.  The post Volunteers needed for Carilion Clinic Ironman first appeared on News/Talk 960-AM & FM-107.3 WFIR.Continue Reading

Virginia Reports First Presumed Case of Monkeypox

Virginia Reports First Presumed Case of Monkeypox

(Richmond, VA) — Yesterday, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced the first presumed monkeypox case in a Virginia resident. The initial testing was completed at the Department of General Services Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services. VDH is awaiting confirmatory test results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The patient is an adult…Continue Reading

Second “Groceries Not Guns” coming June 25

Second “Groceries Not Guns” coming June 25

The Roanoke NAACP, Roanoke Quaker Meeting, Roanoke City Police Department, and Grant Writer Catherine Stromberg are teaming up to put on the second “Groceries Not Guns” event where members of the community can give away their guns in return for gift cards worth from 150 to 250 dollars to purchase groceries. Event organizers hope “Groceries…Continue Reading

Henry County drug bust doesn’t come easy

Henry County drug bust doesn’t come easy

(from Henry County Sheriff’s Office) On May 25 at 7:00 pm, deputies from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office went to 244 Grassy Creek Rd., Martinsville, VA, in an attempt to arrest Ronald Gene Edwards Jr.  (pictured) Mr. Edwards was wanted on felony drug indictments.  When deputies approached the residence, Edwards retreated into the home. Deputies…Continue Reading

At the Movies: Top Gun Maverick

At the Movies: Top Gun Maverick

Now here’s Brent Stevens from Hollins University “At the Movies” … with what’s new at the historic Grandin Theatre: the long-awaited sequel, “Top Gun-Maverick.” ATM 5-26-WEB The post At the Movies: Top Gun Maverick first appeared on News/Talk 960-AM & FM-107.3 WFIR.Continue Reading

NCAA women’s lacrosse championship in Salem this weekend

NCAA women’s lacrosse championship in Salem this weekend

Salem is set to host the NCAA women’s lacrosse championships for two divisions next year, but this weekend it’s already hosting a national championship for one. WFIR’s Camden Lazenby has more. The post NCAA women’s lacrosse championship in Salem this weekend first appeared on News/Talk 960-AM & FM-107.3 WFIR.Continue Reading