President Donald Trump signed a proclamation today making October 6th National Manufacturing Day. Several cabinet members and top Trump officials were dispatched to locations across the country to mark the occasion.
The Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipeline projects continue to draw harsh criticism from environmentalists and those who question potential impacts on water quality. A number of protestors from the faith community voiced their concerns in Roanoke Wednesday.
Construction on a new community center that will help provide meals for kids during the summer months is underway in Roanoke. It's thanks to an unusual effort of cooperation between police, a non-profit, and city officials.