Paddle board class

Standing up on the Roanoke River

Stand up paddle boards have come to the Roanoke River, and thanks to classed offered through Roanoke County Parks and Rec, and taught by Roa…


Independence Day eats top $70 per family

Whether it’s potato salad, barbecue meat or buns, the average American household will spend $71.23 on food items this year for Independence …

What's News Today

What’s News Today: Friday, July 3

Here’s a look at some of the stories we’ll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.


New Bubble Wrap is losing its pop

Stuffed beside the terrible birthday gift your grandma mailed was always the one redemption: Bubble Wrap. That instantly amusing piece of pa…