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5/11/2021 Death of Roanoke County man serving sentence for murder ruled suicide - Roanoke Times roanoke.com Death of Roanoke County man serving sentence for murder ruled suicide Share this SaveThe death of a Roanoke County man who was serving a life sentence for the murder of his girlfriend has been ruled a suicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.Jeffrey Scott Easley, 42, died March 1 at a regional hospital in Galax, state prison officials said at the time. Easley had been in custody ...
4/28/2021 Northam hopes to end all COVID restrictions by end of June wfirnews.com ... latest state numbers show more than 43% of Virginians have now received at least one vaccine dose. And in many areas, including ours, there are pharmacy appointments galore. State figures show almost half of Roanoke County residents now have at least one shot. But in Franklin County, the rate is under 35%, and in Craig County, it is less than 33%. Northam and state health officials are imploring those who ...
4/26/2021 LewisGale Medical Center to Open Second Freestanding Emergency Room theroanokestar.com ... nearby 24 hours a day, seven days a week will save lives and enhance patient recovery.”“We are pleased to welcome LewisGale’s new free standing emergency room at its second location in Roanoke County , said Dan O’Donnell, Roanoke County Administrator. “This new facility enhances service delivery in a strategic location on the busy 460 corridor and provides high quality innovative medical services to an underserved area of ...
4/21/2021 VDH updates coronavirus data from the Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... Roanoke, Salem and Roanoke and Botetourt Counties in the latest 24-hour reporting period.State health officials report 12 new cases in Roanoke City, 8 new cases, 3 new hospitalizations, and 1 new death in Roanoke County , and 6 new cases in Botetourt County.Contact Us EEO Employment Opportunities Internships and Scholarships Privacy Policy WFIR-AM FCC Public File FCC ApplicationsCopyright © 2021. All Rights Reserved.If you need assistance reviewing ...
4/14/2021 No new Roanoke Valley COVID-19 deaths reported for third straight day wfirnews.com ... new hospitalization among Roanoke, Salem and Roanoke and Botetourt Counties in the latest 24-hour reporting period.State health officials report 13 new cases and 1 new hospitalization in Roanoke City, 16 new cases in Roanoke County , 5 new cases in Salem, and 3 new cases in Botetourt County.Contact Us EEO Employment Opportunities Internships and Scholarships Privacy Policy WFIR-AM FCC Public File FCC ApplicationsCopyright © 2021. All Rights Reserved ...
4/13/2021 No new Roanoke Valley coronavirus deaths reported for second straight day wfirnews.com ... new hospitalizations among Roanoke, Salem and Roanoke and Botetourt Counties in the latest 24-hour reporting period.State health officials report 26 new cases in Roanoke City, 13 new cases and 2 new hospitalizations in Roanoke County , 8 new cases in Salem, and 3 new cases in Botetourt County ...
3/31/2021 Are you in phase 1a or 1b? Many here can now call to schedule vaccinations wfirnews.com ... over 65 — or anyone 18-64 with an underlying medical condition — no longer needs to wait to be contacted to schedule a vaccination. The health districts involved in the announcement cover Roanoke City, Roanoke County , Salem, Vinton, Botetourt County, Craig County, Alleghany County, Clifton Forge and Covington.NEWS RELEASE: Starting today (March 31), ALL Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts Phase 1a and 1b eligible ages 18+ can skip ...
3/31/2021 VDH releases latest coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... reporting 1 new COVID-19 related death and 3 new related hospitalizations in the Roanoke Valley in the latest 24-hour reporting period. State officials are reporting 21 new coronavirus cases among Roanoke City, Roanoke County , and Botetourt County. According to the department, there are 6 new cases, 1 new hospitalization, and 1 new death in Roanoke City, 11 new cases and 1 new hospitalization in Roanoke County , and 4 ...
3/24/2021 Former Roanoke-Area EMS Worker Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Fentanyl and Hydromorphone | USAO-WDVA | Department of Justice justice.gov ... of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Former Roanoke-Area EMS Worker Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Fentanyl and Hydromorphone ROANOKE, Va. – Jeffery Leedy, a former emergency medical services worker for Roanoke County Emergency Medical Services, pleaded guilty yesterday in U.S. District Court in Roanoke to tampering with vials of fentanyl and hydromorphone, Acting United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar announced.Leedy, 31, pleaded guilty to one ...
3/19/2021 Roanoke County announces new tenant at Tanglewood Mall wfirnews.com Roanoke County announces new tenant at Tanglewood Mall Web StaffROANOKE, VA – Birmingham, AL-based Blackwater Resources, LLC announces another new tenant to Tanglewood, the nearly 800,000 SF mixed use center that sits at what is known as the gateway to Roanoke County and the Electric Road/Route 419 corridor. BKT Uniforms and Mathis Nursing Uniforms will be located in 8,000 sq. ft. near the Belk first floor entrance ...
3/16/2021 Roanoke Valley sees slight increase in number of new coronavirus cases wfirnews.com ... Health reports 3 new Covid-19 deaths and 3 new related hospitalizations in the Roanoke Valley in the latest 24-hour reporting period. The health department reports 31 new Covid cases among Roanoke City, Roanoke County , Salem and Botetourt County. 11 new cases in Roanoke City, 11 new cases, 2 new hospitalizations and 2 new deaths in Roanoke County , 5 new cases and 1 new hospitalization in Salem, and 4 ...
3/15/2021 VDH: no new COVID related deaths in Roanoke Valley in last 24 hours wfirnews.com ... period. It’s unclear whether the today’s zero number suggests the holidays data entry backlog of death certificates has now been cleared. The health department reports 49 new Covid cases among Roanoke City, Roanoke County , Salem and Botetourt County ...
3/12/2021 VDH lists no new Roanoke Valley Covid fatalities in last 24 hours wfirnews.com ... but it is unclear whether the today’s zero number suggests the backlog has now been cleared. The health department reports 55 new Covid cases in the valley; 24 in Roanoke City, 17 in Roanoke County , nine in Salem and five in Botetourt County ...
3/11/2021 Roanoke County opens survey for the county's Economic Development Strategic Plan, Elevate 2026 | WFXRtv wfxrtv.com ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Roanoke County residents are being asked to take an online survey regarding the county’s Economic Development Strategic Plan known as Elevate 2026.The online survey, which can be found by clicking here , asks questions relating to citizens’ perceptions and thoughts regarding how they perceive the county developing in the future.Those who take the five-minute survey will remain anonymous.“As a key ...
3/11/2021 VDH reporting 42 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... in the Roanoke Valley in the latest 24 hours reporting period. Those deaths were reported in Roanoke City. As for cases, there are 15 new cases reported in Roanoke City, 7 new cases in Roanoke County , 9 new cases in Salem and 11 new cases in Botetourt County. The VDH is also reporting 2 new hospitalizations in Valley: 1 in Roanoke City and 1 in Salem ...
3/10/2021 VDH releases the latest coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... near the holidays, so it is unclear whether any of the newly-reported ones are in fact recent. As for cases, there are 15 new cases reported in Roanoke City,11 new cases in Roanoke County , 5 new cases in Salem and 3 new cases in Botetourt County. VDH is also reporting 5 new coronavirus hospitalizations in the Valley: 3 new hospitalizations reported in Roanoke City, 2 new hospitalizations in ...
3/7/2021 Local COVID numbers today wfirnews.com Local COVID numbers today Gene MarranoThe Virginia Department of Health reports 1477 new positive COVID tests between Friday and Saturday 10am statewide. Locally 19 new cases, 8 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Roanoke City, 30 cases 4 new hospitalizations and 9th deaths in Roanoke County , 19 new cases in Botetourt County, 2 new cases and 2 new hospitalizations in Salem ...
3/5/2021 48 new Covid-19 cases reported in Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... that occurred near the holidays, so it is unclear whether any of the newly-reported deaths are in fact recent. As for cases, there are 17 new ones reported in Roanoke City, 19 in Roanoke County , and six each in Salem and Botetourt County.Contact Us EEO Employment Opportunities Internships and Scholarships Privacy Policy WFIR-AM FCC Public File FCC ApplicationsCopyright © 2021. All Rights Reserved.If you need assistance ...
2/10/2021 VDH reporting 81 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... probable coronavirus cases, 3 new hospitalizations, and 3 new deaths being reported in the Roanoke Valley. 34 new cases , and 1 new hospitalization in Roanoke City, 36 new cases, and 2 new deaths in Roanoke County , 5 new cases, 1 new hospitalization and 1 new death in Salem, and 6 new cases and 1 new hospitalization in Botetourt County.Contact Us EEO Employment Opportunities Internships and Scholarships Privacy Policy WFIR ...
2/10/2021 Virginia reports 3,203 new COVID-19 cases | Local News | roanoke.com roanoke.com ... responsible for determining how best to safely and ef…In the Roanoke and New River regions, the largest single-day increases in cases reported Wednesday were in Bedford County, with 45 new cases; Roanoke County , with 36; Roanoke, with 34; and Montgomery County, with 32.As of Wednesday, 1.16 million people — or 10.9% of the state’s population — had received at least the first dose of a ...