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.
James (Dickie) Pritchett, 74, of Spring Garden, died Saturday, August 29, 2015. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at Colbert-Moran Chapel.
Ruth Kathryn Sexton Smith, 69, of Narrows, was united with her husband, daughter and granddaughter in Heaven on Sunday, August 30, 2015.
Orren D. (O.D.) Ross, 74, of Bassett, died Thursday, August 27, 2015. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at Wright Funeral Service Chapel.
Joseph Mays Davidson Jr., 80, of Bedford, died Saturday, August 29, 2015. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home, Bedford.