State Sen. Bill Stanley, R-Franklin County, announced today he's backing Ted Cruz for president and will serve as state chairman for the campaign in Virginia.
Del. Ben Cline (R) and challenger Ellen Arthur (D) will share the stage during at least three events between now and Election Day.
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.
Deloise (Cindy) Hamilton, 57, of Marion, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015. Funeral Service will be Noon Saturday, September 5, 2015, at Mt. Zion Temple Family Worship Center. Arrangements by Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 276-783-7107.
Helen B. Kasey, 93, of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Arrangements by Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
John Dee Hubbard, 62, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, September 3, 2015, at Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home, 540-344-1271.
Edward George Gorlin, 69, of Lexington, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory, Lexington, Va.