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.
Blanche B. Harvey, 96, of Pearisburg, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015. Funeral services will be 12 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel.
John August Britton, 76, of Roanoke, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel.
Alice Marie Lovern, 89, of Pulaski, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2015. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at Stevens Funeral Chapel, Pulaski.
Barbara Christian Perdue, 68, of Narrows, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015. Arrangements by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows.