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Roanoke College professor gets national attention

A Roanoke College professor is getting some national recognition. English professor Paul Hanstedt has been named the 2014 Virginia Professor of the Year. He was selected from nearly 400 top…

Roanoke College professor named Va Professor of the Year

Patrick Henry Band prepares for Hawaii performance

The Marching Band at Patrick Henry High school is perfecting their sound for a performance that's more than a year and a half in the making.

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Salem family donates historic property

The Salem Museum and Historical Society received a big donation from a local family. Preston Place is the oldest home in Salem and is now under the stewardship of the Salem Historical Society.

Salem Historical Society receives Preston Place through donation

Dogs taken from puppy mill get new chance at life in Roanoke

More than 50 dogs traveled hours from an out of state puppy mill after officials shut it down. Volunteers with Roanoke's Angels of Assisi were there to give the animals a cleaning up.

Christmas Clubs making a comeback

WDBJ7 is working to help you save and stretch your dollars this holiday season!
Christmas Clubs are making a comeback.

Shoppers at Roanoke mall for last minute Christmas shopping

Roanoke County teacher combines SOL subjects with the outdoors

Mount Pleasant Elementary 4th graders participate in The Walking Classroom

Teacher finding a way to turn the outdoors into a classroom

New barbeque restaurant looks to serve those that serve the community, country

A new restaurant in Roanoke is honoring local law enforcement officers along with fire fighters and members of our military this week. Mission Barbeque opened its doors in Towers Shopping…

New BBQ restaurant opens in Roanoke

Montgomery County woman collects $1M from Virginia Lottery

Linda Pennington spent $2 for the million dollar ticket

Elliston woman wins one million dollars in Virginia Lottery

Community Christmas Store looks for unique wish-list items

The Community Christmas Store has been around for more than 20 years and organizers have seen the demand for items change over that period of time. However, items like sheets and electric…

Holiday assistance program looks for weather related donations

Stand Down event gives a hand up to homeless veterans

Dozens of homeless veterans made their way to the Salem Civic Center on Wednesday for the annual Stand Down event.

The city of Roanoke looks to reduce the number of homes with lead paint

The city of Roanoke will use a $2 million dollar grant to help citizens determine if they’re living in an unhealthy environment. According to a city spokesman, 61 localities applied for the…

Lead Safe program receives grant funding for another 3 years

Thirty-five years of making holiday wishes come true

For 35 years the Salvation Army has been making the holidays brighter for families in need.

New movie featuring Roanoke Valley native is getting national attention

Old Fashioned is a romantic drama that stars Elizabeth Ann Roberts, who is from Salem.

New movie featuring local woman gets national attention

Holiday cheer on the radio

We haven't carved the turkey yet, but Sunny 93.5 FM has already started playing Christmas music.

Larry Dowdy

Big Lick Entertainment looks to bring NYE celebration to downtown Roanoke

The city of Roanoke is trying to ring in the New Year with a bang. Big Lick Entertainment is taking New Year’s Eve to a new level with the Downtown Countdown.

New NYE celebration planned in downtown Roanoke

How early is too early? Retailers prepare for Black Friday

Thanksgiving is two weeks away, but retail stores across the country and right here in our area are preparing for the biggest shopping day of the year - Black Friday.

Retailers prepare for Black Friday

McAuliffe: 30 new jobs coming to Galax

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Thursday that 30 new jobs are coming to Galax.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Roanoke grocery chain raises money for local charities

Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op's Give Up program will help raise money for local charities, a few cents at a time.

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Project Horizon gears up for annual fundraising event in Lexington

Project Horizon in Lexington is gearing up for its biggest night of the year. The organization provides services and programs for victims of sexual assault and violence in the region.

Lexington organization prepares for annual fundraiser

Franklin County woman celebrates 111th birthday

Rosa Beckner remembers the day that World War I ended.

Rosa Beckner

Charlottesville bartenders unite to help end sexual assault and violence

Changes are coming to Charlottesville's downtown bar scene. Investigators are still trying to piece together how UVA student Hannah Graham died after she spent a night out with friends. In the…

Bartenders unite to learn about bystander training

Roanoke Police Department welcomes special needs cadets

Three men with autism spectrum disorder and one with Down Syndrome are part of the "Growth Through Opportunity" program.

Roanoke Police Department welcomes new volunteers

Roanoke works to end veteran homelessness

Homeless veterans are a reality in the Roanoke Valley. There are dozens living and sleeping without a roof over their heads. While it may not seem like a huge problem, city leaders say one…

People join forces to end veteran homelessness

Construction begins on new housing authority units in Roanoke

Crews spent the day knocking down an old and vacant home in Roanoke on Monday. Total Action for Progress, also known as TAP, won a bid to build new housing authority homes.

TAP breaks ground for new housing authority units

Results announced for Dancing with the Valley Stars competition

The event raised $160,000 for the Salvation Army’s Turning Point program, which helps children and adults in domestic violence situations.

Dancing With The Valley Stars

The Salvation Army prepares to help thousands this holiday season

It's that time of the year again when you can expect to hear ringing in your ear. The Salvation Army is gearing up to help thousands of families this holiday season.

Salvation Army prepares for busy holiday season

Roanoke County, Roanoke City police departments receive national recognition

The Roanoke City and Roanoke County police departments both recently received national recognition for their traffic safety initiatives.

Love Light Trees to raise money for terminally ill

Love Light Trees are coming to malls in our area to raise money for families dealing with terminal illnesses.

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Pearl Fu steps down from Local Colors

Pearl Fu is probably a name you have heard once or twice in the city of Roanoke. For the past 25 years, Fu has been bringing people together through the city's multicultural program called Local…

Pearl Fu steps down from Local Colors

Orphaned red panda cub to stay at Mill Mountain Zoo

A 4-month-old orphaned red panda at the Mill Mountain Zoo is getting a roommate.

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VT Esprit de Corps energizes Lane Stadium

A newly formed group led by senior Shane Wescott is helping to make a difference in the energy level at Virginia Tech home football games

Graves of the Groves spooks neighbors and feeds hungry

Jason Becker's Halloween light show is compromised of animatronics, props and surprises he put together on just a few hundred dollars. The show is the highlight of the night for neighbors and…

Bidding closes on historic fire station in downtown Roanoke

The bidding has closed on a historic piece of real estate located along Church Avenue in downtown Roanoke. The city put Fire Station No. 1 up for sale earlier this summer.

Bidding closes on sale of historic fire station

Teal pumpkins allow kids with food allergies to trick or treat

Halloween candy is not always a good thing, especially for children with allergies.

Teal

Program takes military veterans fishing to forget about stress

Healing Waters is a national organization with a chapter in Roanoke

Project Healing Waters is a national organization that's growing
Roanoke College professor named Va Professor of the Year

Roanoke College professor gets national attention

Band

Patrick Henry Band prepares for Hawaii performance

Salem Historical Society receives Preston Place through donation

Salem family donates historic property

Dogs taken from puppy mill get new chance at...

Shoppers at Roanoke mall for last minute Christmas shopping

Christmas Clubs making a comeback

Teacher finding a way to turn the outdoors into a classroom

Roanoke County teacher combines SOL subjects...

New BBQ restaurant opens in Roanoke

New barbeque restaurant looks to serve those...

Elliston woman wins one million dollars in Virginia Lottery

Montgomery County woman collects $1M from...

Holiday assistance program looks for weather related donations

Community Christmas Store looks for unique...

Stand Down event gives a hand up to homeless...

Lead Safe program receives grant funding for another 3 years

The city of Roanoke looks to reduce the number...

Thirty-five years of making holiday wishes come...

New movie featuring local woman gets national attention

New movie featuring Roanoke Valley native is...

Larry Dowdy

Holiday cheer on the radio

New NYE celebration planned in downtown Roanoke

Big Lick Entertainment looks to bring NYE...

Retailers prepare for Black Friday

How early is too early? Retailers prepare for...

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

McAuliffe: 30 new jobs coming to Galax

roanokecity

Roanoke grocery chain raises money for local...

Lexington organization prepares for annual fundraiser

Project Horizon gears up for annual fundraising...

Rosa Beckner

Franklin County woman celebrates 111th birthday

Bartenders unite to learn about bystander training

Charlottesville bartenders unite to help end...

Roanoke Police Department welcomes new volunteers

Roanoke Police Department welcomes special...

People join forces to end veteran homelessness

Roanoke works to end veteran homelessness

TAP breaks ground for new housing authority units

Construction begins on new housing authority...

Dancing With The Valley Stars

Results announced for Dancing with the Valley...

Salvation Army prepares for busy holiday season

The Salvation Army prepares to help thousands...

Roanoke County, Roanoke City police...

WDBJ7.com

Love Light Trees to raise money for terminally ill

Pearl Fu steps down from Local Colors

Pearl Fu steps down from Local Colors

WDBJ7.com

Orphaned red panda cub to stay at Mill Mountain...

VT Esprit de Corps energizes Lane Stadium

Graves of the Groves spooks neighbors and feeds...

Bidding closes on sale of historic fire station

Bidding closes on historic fire station in...

Teal

Teal pumpkins allow kids with food allergies to...

Project Healing Waters is a national organization that's growing

Program takes military veterans fishing to...

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