SWVA weather alert: fires could quickly grow out of control

Friday, November 18, 2016

Special Weather Statement issued November 18 at 2:58PM EST by NWS Blacksburg . Increased fire danger for Saturday afternoon through Sunday across southwest Virginia and northwest North Carolina… a strong cold front will move through the region Saturday. Behind the front…winds will increase from the northwest to around 15 to 30 mph…with occasional gusts to […]

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New computer scam uses Better Business Bureau name

Friday, October 2, 2015

Roanoke, VA (October 2, 2015) – Con artists are now using the BBB name in a new twist on a common computer virus repair scam. The scam goes like this: you get a call from someone claiming to represent either Microsoft, “Windows”, or another recognizable computer repair company. The caller claims you have issues with […]

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I-581 interchange alert for Elm Avenue commuters

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

I-581 interchange alert for Elm Avenue commuters

The Virginia Department of Transportation has issued the following news release: As part of the construction project to improve the Interstate 581/Route 220 Expressway interchange at Elm Avenue in Roanoke, drivers traveling in the area will notice new traffic patterns and lane closures on Elm Avenue and Interstate 581 beginning this week. The contractor will be working from 8 […]

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