Two items of breaking news on the food scene this afternoon:
* Ukrop’s grocery store in Roanoke, which has been struggling for the past few months, has announced it will close in late October. For more info, go here.
* The historic Olde Liberty Station Restaurant in Bedford was damaged by fire today. Here’s a breaking news brief by reporter Rex Bowman.
Keep your browser on www.roanoke.com for updates to these stories, and look in tomorrow’s paper for the full stories.