State Senate candidate Mike Hamlar has canceled a fundraiser planned for tonight, citing respect for the victims of Wednesday's stunning on-air shooting of a WDBJ-TV (Channel 7) news crew.
On Thursday night, citizens once again paid their respects to Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, the two WDBJ-TV journalists fatally shot while reporting live from Smith Mountain Lake on Wednesday morning.
Mary Taylor Shelton, 80, of Gretna, died Friday, August 28, 2015. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, August 31, 2015, at Midway Baptist Church. Arrangements by Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna.
Jerry Wayne Dailey, of Roanoke, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015, at the age of 63.
Thurman Wilson Brammer, 94, of Roanoke and formerly of Bassett, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015. Arrangements by Norris Funeral Services Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville.
Eleanor Tyler Reyns, 90, of Covington, died Friday, August 28, 2015. Arrangements by Loving Funeral Home.