The group is changing the lives of kids in Southern Virginia. Hundreds of kids to be exact.
Students at nine Virginia middle schools are participating in a NASA program to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Dog owners in the region are gathering to talk about building a new dog park in Roanoke County. WDBJ 7 stopped by the Salem Dog Park to see what people had to say about the idea.
Grayson County is a leader in job creation, according to a report by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.
Dinosaurs, fossils and other prehistoric life are taking over the Science Museum of Western Virginia.
Roanoke is getting national recognition for its efforts to cut energy waste. The city has promised to cut 20% of its energy use by 2020.
Library branch manager Gary Rushbrooke calls it "Gaming Unplugged." The idea is simple -- get teens away from video games and around classic board games. It's a small group, but the social…
Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau reports hotel room demand went up more than two-percent in 2014.
The blizzard forecasted for the northeast has emergency officials in southwest Virginia on alert. It's a prime example of how emergencies and disasters have the potential of happening at any…
Wedding planning can be hectic. Couples have to choose the flowers, catering, dress, music, transportation and the list goes on.
The Greenbrier Classic is looking for volunteers to help run the event.
Saturday will be the first time in more than 20 years that the Berglund Center holds a high school basketball tournament.
A Virginia program that recycles plastic pesticide containers collected nearly 40 percent more pounds of the cast-offs in 2014 than the year before.
Plans to "renew the zoo," are coming together for Mill Mountain Zoo.
The refund will be in the form of a bill credit over six months and will average around $1.11 for customers each month.
Jennifer Hatch is the 2015 recipient of the William C. Lowry Mathematics Educator of the Year for the Middle School Level.
A Virginia program aimed at hiring veterans is claiming 10,000 jobs pledged to vets.
A Roanoke entrepreneur wants to do more with his business than just make a buck. He wants to give back to the community, but the level of his success depends on how many used and unwanted…
Hardide Coatings manufactures advanced surface coatings. The company will be investing $7.25 million in its first Virginia operation.
The wood ministry at Bedford's Main Street United Methodist Church provides dozens of families with free timber to heat their homes.
Several civic groups, churches and schools are collecting items.
The Berglund Center, formerly known as the Roanoke Civic Center, is getting some major renovations this year.
A Henry County community is using Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to rebuild its image, after once being known for high crime.
Elementary students in Roanoke had about a dozen special guests read to them today.
Larry Wolfe is having a terrific start to 2015.
Kids got to see Paddington at Tanglewood Friday morning
An explosion in Desert Storm, poison in her lungs, and the word “disabled” wasn't enough to stop one veteran. Instead, Angela Geary took matters into her own hands.
On Tuesday, Martinsville City Council announced the Integrative Centers for Science and Medicine & College of Henricopolis School of Medicine were given an $800,000 Tobacco Regional Opportunity…
Two winning $1 million Virginia Lottery tickets were sold for Saturday night’s Money Ball drawing. And one of those winners was sold in Covington.
The air temp didn't make it out of the 20s and the water temp wasn't much warmer, but some self described "crazy people" made the plunge to help support the Franklin County YMCA.
Ted Edlich has been with Total Action for Progress for four decades and announced his retirement in the fall -- friends celebrated his work Friday afternoon in the lobby of TAP offices in…
Lord Botetourt athletic director and girls basketball coach Chuck Pound has been a part of the Daleville community for the better part of three decades, and he has now reached a landmark in his…
The Blue Ridge Parkway had almost 14 million visitors last year. That's an increase of about a million people from the previous year.
Cooler weather means you can expect to see a higher electric bill. Appalachian Power has a program that could help alleviate those bills.
The town of Blacksburg has another reason to brag. It's been named as one of the top 25 places to retire by Forbes Magazine.
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