Dr. Larry Roller (center) of Mount Sydney, Va. walks with the Mark Obenshain campaign group in the 43rd annual Buena Vista Labor Day Parade.
Emergency personnel stand by the new fire truck that was dedicated during a Firefighter Memorial Service at Franklin County Veterans' Memorial Park. Franklin County residents gathered to remember Fire Chief and Vice Mayor Posey Dillon and firefighter Danny Altice, who died on their way to a fire in 2009. Plans were revealed for a physical memorial to public safety members who have died in the line of duty.
WDBJ's news anchor Keith Humphry prepares to go on the air for the 6:00 p.m. news with co-anchor Jean Jadhon. Humphry, 61, of Roanoke County, Va., was celebrating his 30-year anniversary of working at the station. He said his favorite parts of the job are telling people what's going on in the community and meeting and talking with people that he might not otherwise meet."I can't imagine any other job, really," Humphry said.
Sarah Williams (left), 19, and Bella Reyes, 18, both of Charlottesville, Va., rest in an Eno hammock during the early morning hours of FloydFest in Floyd, Va.
Adam Evans of Roanoke, Va. plays with his step-son, two-year-old Allen Webster, when Evans returns home after serving in Iraq. 105 National Guard members were dismissed at the National Guard Armory in Christiansburg, Va.
Savanna Cotts (left) and her sister, Sky, peek out of a window from inside their Goshen home.
Chel'sea Green (center), 16, of Roanoke, Va., waits for instructions backstage with her fellow amateur models during a dress rehearsal for owner of Hair Attitudes, Greg Addison's, fashion show at the Taubman Museum of Art. The Glamour Amusement Fashion Show featured a circus theme.
Paula Anselmo of Roanoke gives "Flex" some love and attention while volunteering at the Regional Center for Animal Control & Protection.
The Yoder family walk to the dairy barn between milkings at Beckham Dairy in Smiths Grove, Ky.