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14 hrs ago | School Bus Fleet

Some Virginia part-time bus drivers to get pay bump

The Roanoke Times reports that the Roanoke County School Board approved on Tuesday a market adjustment to part-time driver pay, increasing the hourly rate for drivers by $3.50, and a $150 attendance bonus for drivers.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Suspects Sought in Roanoke Co. Country Club Break-in

Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County Police have released surveillance photos they say show a man and woman breaking into a country club.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Restaurant Catches Fire in Vinton

Roanoke County Fire and Rescue crews were called to the fire in the 700 block of Hardy Road.

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Related Topix: Fire

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Exelis to cut about 60 jobs in Roanoke County

Exelis spokesman Tim White tells media outlets that the job cuts will be effective at the end of the month.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

2 charged in Roanoke County credit card case

Two Florida men face charges in Roanoke County after police discovered what they're calling two large credit card counterfeiting operations.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Roanoke dentist faces sentencing for obstruction

A Roanoke County dentist is set to out whether he will go to prison for trying to obstruct an investigation of patient refunds.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Major Credit Card Ring Broken Up in Roanoke Co.

Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County police investigators catch a major break allowing them to break up a major credit card fraud ring.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Power Restored to Lynchburg After Thousands Lose Electricity

Right now parts of Roanoke and Roanoke County are still out. 150 customers in Roanoke County are without and 194 in Roanoke are without.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Series of Roanoke Valley Store Break-Ins May be Related, Investigators Say

Cover photo from the Roanoke City breaking and entering incident early Friday. Roanoke, VA - Police say two breaking and entering cases in the Roanoke Valley may be related.

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Related Topix: Roanoke, VA

Thu Jun 12, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Mother Charged With Felony Child Abuse and Neglect of 13 Month Old

Roanoke Co., VA - A grand jury has indicted the mother of a 13-month-old Roanoke County girl who died in 2012.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Jae Valley Rd. Reopens in Roanoke Co. Following Tanker Crash

UPDATE: Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County Police say Jae Valley Road has reopened.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Reuters

Embalming fluid tanker crash prompts Virginia evacuation

A crash involving a tank truck carrying 8,000 gallons of embalming fluid forced the evacuation of almost 20 homes in southwest Virginia on Wednesday, authorities said.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Roanoke Co. Road Closed Down Due to Accident

Roanoke Co., VA - Drivers can expect delays on Jae Valley Road in Roanoke County this morning due to a tractor trailer accident.

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