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Mountain Empire health care leaders say Ebola risk is low for area

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:31pm
A deadly disease, until recent days seen only on international newscasts, hit the U.S. last week, leading health care leaders in the Mountain Empire to step up efforts to prepare for the possibility t

Pipeline's path stirs opposition in Va., W.Va.

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 6:59pm
The 550-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline is seeing resistance in remote high-elevation sections of Virginia amid concerns it would traverse an environmentally sensitive landscape.

Parents of missing UVa student appeal for information

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 6:40pm
Sue and John Graham, whose 18-year-old daughter Hannah disappeared on Sept. 13, issued a written and videotaped statement describing the case as a nightmare.

Region could get frosty late tonight into Sunday

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 3:36pm
It's time to think about protecting your cold-sensitive plants.

Fog results in tangle of crashes in Southwest Va.

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 3:13pm
Nearly 30 vehicles were involved in 10 separate chain reaction crashes when fog enveloped a section of Interstate 77 in Fancy Gap.

Colonial Downs eyes Nov. 1 closing amid dispute

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 3:06pm
Virginia's only pari-mutual wagering horse track says it will close Nov. 1 unless the state racing commission approves a contract with a new horsemen's group.

Blue Ridge PBS announces Southwest Virginia Public Television

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:09pm
Blue Ridge PBS officially launches a new secondary station - SW Virginia Public Television (SWVAPTV) - in the Roanoke/Lynchburg DMA at 6 a.m. on Oct. 3.

Visit a church of choice to receive a blessing

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 9:00am
Many churches are in the area

Noland: Region’s health care should stay local, meet community's needs

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:56pm
It’s important for local leaders to work together and for the community’s needs to stay at the forefront of any discussion about the future of health care in the region, the president of the area’s la

Virginia governor's aide apologizes

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:50pm
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's top lieutenant apologized Friday after admitting that he had tried to keep Phillip Puckett from quitting the evenly divided state Senate with the prospect of a lucrativ

Balsam Range wins bluegrass honors

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:17pm
Balsam Range was also honored as the top vocal group.