Nick Gilmore

Chuck Kirby

It’s been 35 years since a devastating flood hit the city of Roanoke. In the time that’s passed, Roanoke officials have worked hard to make it more flood resilient. And, the city recently added a new tool to its arsenal.

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Virginia's statewide positivity rate currently sits around 5%. But, it's closer to 9% in certain areas of southwestern Virginia, especially those localities near the Tennessee border.

The two candidates met virtually Thursday – discussing everything from COVID-19 to economic development.


COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have remained high in the Roanoke region.  New River Valley cases have largely remained lower, though Radford has seen a bump.

An FBI agent testified during a court hearing in Michigan that members of anti-government paramilitary groups discussed kidnapping Virginia’s governor during a June meeting in Ohio.