Giving Tuesday is valuable to local charities

Giving Tuesday is valuable to local charities

Giving Tuesday is today and that means that you have a chance to help your favorite organization. WFIR’s Rob Ruthenberg has this report 11-30 Giv tue Wrap 1-WEB The post Giving Tuesday is valuable to local charities first appeared on News/Talk 960-AM & FM-107.3 WFIR.Continue Reading

Former Roanoke gang leader pleads guilty to multiple charges

Former Roanoke gang leader pleads guilty to multiple charges

ROANOKE, Va. – Sean Denzel Guerrant, a Roanoke man who led the Rollin’ 30s Crips in Roanoke, pleaded guilty today to one count of racketeering conspiracy that included responsibility for a murder as well as a separate count involving a conspiracy to murder a different victim. During his plea hearing, Guerrant admitted to leading the…Continue Reading

Giving Tuesday is here

Giving Tuesday is here

Feeding Southwest Virginia is just one of the many programs that are taking part in this day of fundraising. President and CEO Pamela Irvine talks about the unique matching challenge where the board of directors with double your donation up to 75 thousand dollars. WFIR’s Rob Ruthenberg has this 11-29 Giving tues Wrap 1-WEB The…Continue Reading

Tech wins Clash; Liberty overrun by Army

Tech wins Clash; Liberty overrun by Army

Virginia Tech beat UVA Saturday in the Commonwealth Clash 29 to 24. And Liberty ends its season on a losing note, beaten at home by Army 31 to 16. WPLY-MIN The post Tech wins Clash; Liberty overrun by Army first appeared on News/Talk 960-AM & FM-107.3 WFIR.Continue Reading

RND opens 2nd location in Vinton today

RND opens 2nd location in Vinton today

A Roanoke-based coffee company is opening its 2nd brick and mortar location in Vinton today. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: 11-29 RND Vinton WRAP   The post RND opens 2nd location in Vinton today first appeared on News/Talk 960-AM & FM-107.3 WFIR.Continue Reading

Local pastor-author releases how-to book on relationships

Local pastor-author releases how-to book on relationships

“Life’s About Relationships” is a new how-to book from a local author. Good ones are hard to find sometimes and that’s where a former evangelist who worked extensively with teenagers in the past hopes to make a difference. He spoke recently with WFIR’s Gene Marrano: 11-29 Woodard Wrap#1 The post Local pastor-author releases how-to book…Continue Reading

Port of VA operates differently than back-logged CA ports

Port of VA operates differently than back-logged CA ports

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ports in California have been making headlines for their delays and supply chain backups. But the Port of Virginia has been running smoothly and outperforming other major ports on East Coast. Virginia Port Authority CEO and Executive Director Stephen Edwards said this week that its terminals are doing better in part…Continue Reading

Hokies win Commonwealth Clash

Hokies win Commonwealth Clash

CHARLOTTESVILE, Va. (AP) — Braxton Burmeister threw for one touchdown, caught a pass for another and Virginia Tech ran for 320 yards and handed Virginia its fourth straight loss, 29-24 [Saturday]. Burmeister, who ran for 115 yards, hit Tayvion Robinson for a 61-yard touchdown and caught a 3-yard pass from Robinson on a double-reverse as…Continue Reading

VT-UVA Commonwealth Clash is today

VT-UVA Commonwealth Clash is today

(AP) J.C Price doesn’t want his second game as Virginia Tech’s interim football coach to be his last. The Hokies (5-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) play at Virginia on Saturday and need a victory to become bowl eligible. That’s just one of the many reasons the game takes on great importance, the former Hokies player…Continue Reading