Labor Day weekend might have been a lot of fun in your backyard, but it was deadly out on Virginia roads.
Danville, VA-- For two months, the Danville After Hours Rotary Club has been hard at work rejuvenating a deteriorating neighborhood park, and now they're almost done.
Blairs, VA-- After 96 years in business, one local hardware store in the Southside is closing its doors. Bryant Brothers and Johnson in Blairs is saying goodbye to its customers.
Nelson County, VA -Dominion Energy has decided to move forward with a 550-mile natural gas pipeline --- that is expected to go through Nelson County.
Amherst Co., VA - Sweet Briar College's interim president says they know the identity of the student who put racist labels on the doors and water coolers of a residence hall.
Bedford, VA - Bedford's beloved Elks Home finally has a new owner. The new name is English Meadows Elks Home Campus. A
Oliver Luther Updike Building Casket
Bedford Co., VA - For 150 years a Bedford County family has been dedicated to helping other families in their times of need. The business that would become Updike Funeral Home started in 1864 when furniture maker Nathaniel Updike was asked to build a casket.
Roanoke, VA - A new pair of red panda cubs are being shown early because one of the cubs needs special care after his mother abandoned. him.
Pittsylvania Co., VA - According to Williams Transco, their newly proposed 100 mile pipeline could be a game changer for Pittsylvania County and surrounding areas.
After nearly 10 years, it's clear the students and teachers at Bass move to their own beat.
Danville, VA -- Your story could go down in the history books. StoryCorps is coming to Danville's River District festival in October to hear, record, and share stories of people who call the Dan River Region home.
Lynchburg, VA- He's walking across the country, all to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research.
Lynchburg, VA- With these high temperatures it's important you don't get overheated.
(Ivanhoe Newswire) – Experts predict if obesity rates stay consistent, by 2030 more than half of Americans will be obese.
Emily Lynn Aponte
Bedford, VA - A grand jury has indicted a Bedford woman for an April crash that killed her 6-year-old son. Emily Aponte, 30, is charged with aggravated involuntary manslaughter and second offense driving under the influence with a child in the car.
Lynchburg, VA - According to VDOT, motorists who use Route 29 in Nelson County from Wednesday evening, September 3 through midday Monday, September 8 should stay alert to changes in traffic pattern, plan for possible congestion and give consideration to using an alternate route.
Appomattox, VA - The man accused of killing his estranged wife at an Appomattox gas station earlier this year will go on trial in January.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal jury will hear instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
Roanoke, VA – Roanoke police are investigating after a two-year-old girl died after being found unresponsive in the back seat of a van.
Lynchburg, VA -Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and while some travelers were wrapping up their weekend, others were taking advantage of their day off.
History buffs get a treat this week as a vintage B-17 "Flying Fortress" will be on display Friday.
Amherst Co., VA -- The historic Phelps Road School building has been saved from demolition.
Danville,VA-- One Danville family has been forced to find another place to live after an SUV crashed into their home.
For 44 years, the Labor Day celebrations in the small town have served as the unofficial start to election season.
Lynchburg, VA- The historic Genworth Virginia Ten Miler will celebrate its 41st anniversary on September 26 and 27th. More than 4,000 runners are expected in the Hill City, some from around the globe, organizers say
Lynchburg, VA – Liberty University has announced its lineup of speakers for this fall's convocation.
The Lynchburg Humane Society is celebrating the completion of it's"The Summer of One Thousand Lives" campaign on Sunday.
Gretna, VA-- For 17 years a group of volunteers on the Southside has worked to help feed those in need. Over time they've seen the demand grow, and say now thankfully they're able to to expand.
Henry Co., VA- State Police say a Bassett man was killed in an accident in Henry County Saturday night after he tried speeding away from deputies attempting to pull him over.
Roanoke Co., VA- Roanoke County Police say a teen is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a fiery car accident Saturday.
Christiansburg, VA- One man was killed and another seriously injured in a forklift accident in Christiansburg Saturday.
Danville, VA-- It was one of the largest textile firms in the South, the Dan River Mills.
Roanoke Co., VA- Roanoke County Police say a man has been charged with drunk driving after crashing his vehicle into a home early Saturday morning.
Campbell County, VA -One Rustburg family is taking their fight with pediatric cancer personally and waging war against it.
Danville, VA - Danville Schools Superintendent says "a good amount" of students were absent from G-W High School on Friday after rumors there would be a purge.