People gather to remember slain journalists

Community religious leaders gathered Monday in Roanoke to remember two television journalists who were shot and killed last week. The interfaith service for 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward was held at the Jefferson Center in Roanoke and featured music from the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and others. WDBJ-TV General More...

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By Editor On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Alison Parker’s parents on gun-control fight: ‘We cannot be intimidated’

Alison Parker’s parents addresses gun control – CNN.com  More...

By Editor On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Arrangements set for slain station employees

Funeral arrangements have been set for WDBJ7 photojournalist Adam Ward. Adam’s family will receive friends at Salem High School’s auditorium located at 400 Spartan Drive from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, August More...

By Editor On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Arrest made in Murder at Northview Garden Apartments

On August 30, 2015 at approximately 3:14 pm, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 9-1-1 call at Northview Garden Apartments located at 755 Stultz Rd.  The call was in reference to a shooting that More...

By Editor On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Police discover marijuana grow operation and alcohol manufacturing on Cole Street

On August 27, 2015 the Martinsville Police Department executed a search warrant in the 900 block of Cole Street, Martinsville, in reference to information that was received earlier today of a marijuana grow operation. In More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Alison Parker Honored by City of Martinsville

Martinsville, VA  – The City of Martinsville will be honoring WDBJ 7 reporter and 2009 Martinsville High School graduate Alison Parker by displaying City flags at half-staff beginning Thursday, August 27, 2015. More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Candlelight vigil to be held this evening in memory of Allison Parker

Martinsville City Schools has just announced in memory of 2009 MHS graduate Allison Parker, there will be a candlelight vigil beginning at 7:30 PM this evening at the Martinsville High School football field, which More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Sheriff’s Office Investigates Double Homicide at Smith Mountain Lake

MONETA, Va. — At 6:43 a.m., Wednesday (Aug. 26, 2015), the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call concerning shots fired at the Bridgewater Plaza near Smith Mountain Lake. A WDBJ-TV news crew More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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PHCC Scholarship Established in Memory of Alison Bailey Parker

Patrick Henry Community College and the PHCC Foundation have established a scholarship in memory of PHCC alumna and 2015 Distinguished Alumni award winner Alison Bailey Parker. She was a 2009 graduate of PHCC with More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Former WDBJ7 employee shoots and kills two current employees live on the air, third victim wounded

Parker and Ward 24 year-old Alison Parker, a native of Martinsville and daughter of former Henry County Board of Supervisor, Andy Parker, and Barbara Parker, Program Director for the Piedmont Arts Association in More...