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Roanoke man cycles thousands of miles for Multiple Sclerosis awareness

Kenny Wingfield is gearing up for another cross-country ride to benefit the local Multiple Sclerosis chapter.

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Local disabled veterans enjoy day of fly fishing as part of Project Healing Waters

Local vets got a day of relaxation on Sunday, fly fishing at Green Hill Park in Roanoke County.

Local disabled vets enjoy a day of fly fishing

WDBJ7 to broadcast Blue Ridge Marathon live on Saturday

Thousands of runners from all over the country are competing in the Blue Ridge Marathon on Saturday.

Roanoke College has first Truman Scholar

She was one of close to 700 students nationwide to be considered for the Truman Scholarship.

Down By Downtown festival kicks off just days before Blue Ridge Marathon

Roanoke's Down By Downtown kicks off Friday night! It's a music festival that brings culture, music and the community together.

Blue Ridge Marathon organizers have new plan for families who want to participate

The Blue Ridge Marathon is this Saturday. As runners are preparing for what is considered to be the toughest road marathon, organizers are getting ready for kids.

Lynchburg children's consignment event pairs volunteers with students in need

The Lynchburg Kidz Kraze program is gearing up for its Children's Consignment and Community Event.

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Running group helping ignite Roanoke running scene

The group Run Roanoke is a great example of how getting active through running has become more popular in Southwest Virginia -- the home of the Blue Ridge Marathon.

Professional dancers participate in live competition at Berglund Center

Professional dancers from hit TV shows are in Roanoke Tuesday to show off their skills and help others with some moves.

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Meet Travis Allicott: A runner who uses his hands more than his feet

The Blue Ridge Marathon is scheduled for this Saturday so many runners are taking advantage of these last few days of training. This year’s event will be the first time Travis Allicott will be…

Local runner uses his hands more than his feet

Public safety professionals play football for good cause

The Roanoke Rampage football team is bringing together public safety professionals for a good cause.

Roanoke Rampage team plays football for good cause

Elmwood Park gets first statue for Art Walk

You can expect to see some new pieces of artwork popping up in downtown Roanoke. The first sculpture for the Elmwood Art Walk was installed Friday afternoon. The steel statue is 10-feet high and…

Elmwood Park gets statue for Art Walk

Grant for Roanoke, Blacksburg farmers markets to increase sales to food stamp recipients

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is assisting Virginia farmers markets to increase sales to food stamp recipients.

Leap for Local Food receives 100 000 grant

Martinsville veteran talks about receiving France's highest decoration

France honored several World War II Veterans from Virginia Wednesday with the country's highest decoration.  

Prostate cancer survivor prepares for the Blue Ridge Marathon

Endurance. The ability to keep going, when everything else is telling you to quit. That’s something long distance runner, Marion Childress, knows all about.

French Legion of Honor awarded to Martinsville veteran

A Martinsville veteran received some special recognition Wednesday.

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Henry county man makes knives from World Trade Center steel

Making beauty out of tragedy. A man in Ridgeway is creating knives from the World Trade Center's steel beams to pay tribute to the victims of 9/11.

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'Song of the Mountains' broadcasts local musical talent across country

A public television series is putting local musical talent on the map across the country.

Song of the Mountains broadcasts local bluegrass talent

Local business partners with Habitat for Humanity

The Cabinet Gallery, a full service kitchen and bath cabinet company, is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity.

Habitat

Virginia State Parks seeks about 1,000 seasonal workers

Virginia State Parks is looking to hire about 1,000 life guards, snack bar workers, cabin cleaners and other seasonal employees.

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Roanoke man wins $100,000 in Cash 5 drawing

Peter Nader matched all five numbers (4-20-23-27-32) in the March 31 drawing. Nader bought the winning ticket at 7-Eleven at 2723 West Main Street.

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Dogs and their owners #gettough in the Roanoke Valley

Dogs are posing for a purpose across the country and the Roanoke Valley is no exception. Their message is clear and simple - get tough!

Social media campaign takes aim at dog fighting

Pets bring smiles to patients at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

It's no fun being in the hospital but there is something that brings smiles to patients faces.

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Vinton's Dogwood Festival celebrates 60 years of tradition

The Vinton Dogwood Festival is getting ready to celebrate 60 years. The Dogwood Festival is known as the oldest festival in the Roanoke Valley, according to organizers.

Vinton Dogwood Festival to celebrate 60 years

FBI considers animal abuse as a "crime against society"

The Feds are taking animal abuse to a new level. Animal abusers will now be grouped into the same category as murderers. The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced this week that animal abuse…

FBI classifies animal abuse as a serious crime

Angels of Assisi assists with puppy mill bust, finds foster homes for rescued dogs

More than 100 dogs confiscated from a puppy mill in Alabama are now on their way to good health and safe homes in Roanoke.

Angels of Assisi helps with puppy mill bust in Alabama

Local law firms participate in food drive

The 9th Annual Statewide Legal Food Frenzy has helped food banks across the state, providing nearly 11 and a half million pounds of food throughout its time.

Food

Salem uses survey to get comments, ideas on downtown planning

Salem residents have about two weeks left to tell city leaders what changes they would like to see along Main Street. Whether it's restaurants, shopping or parking, they're accepting any and…

Salem uses survey to get input

Roanoke's Main Library transforms old patio into new Neverland playground

In less than three months, you'll be able to step foot in Neverland. Author JM Barrie wrote the story of Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Captain Hook and the Lost Boys more than 100 years ago. The city…

Peter Pan-themed playground set to open in May

Danville Community College students fundraise for Habitat home

The plot of land at 410 Hughes Street will soon be the location of a brand new Habitat home.

Timber framers travel to Lexington to help build domestic violence shelter addition

A domestic violence shelter in Lexington is raising hope by raising timbers. More than one hundred timber framers, who are members of the Timber Framers Guild and live all over the world, will…

Timber framers travel to Lexington for domestic violence shelter expansion

Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion to play at Roanoke's Elmwood Park on July 4

Country music acts Brothers Osborne and Old Dominion will perform as part of “TAP Hope Revolution.”

Lynchburg group helps disabled military veterans reach medical appointments

A new effort is underway to help disabled military veterans in Lynchburg get to appointments at the Salem VA Medical Center.

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Franklin County High School’s tractor day raises money for worthy cause

Tractors in Franklin County caused a bit of a traffic back up Wednesday morning, but it was for a worthy cause.

Tractor
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Roanoke man cycles thousands of miles for...

Local disabled vets enjoy a day of fly fishing

Local disabled veterans enjoy day of fly...

WDBJ7 to broadcast Blue Ridge Marathon live on...

Roanoke College has first Truman Scholar

Down By Downtown festival kicks off just days...

Blue Ridge Marathon organizers have new plan...

lynchburgcity

Lynchburg children's consignment event pairs...

Running group helping ignite Roanoke running scene

roanokecity

Professional dancers participate in live...

Local runner uses his hands more than his feet

Meet Travis Allicott: A runner who uses his...

Roanoke Rampage team plays football for good cause

Public safety professionals play football for...

Elmwood Park gets statue for Art Walk

Elmwood Park gets first statue for Art Walk

Leap for Local Food receives 100 000 grant

Grant for Roanoke, Blacksburg farmers markets...

Martinsville veteran talks about receiving...

Prostate cancer survivor prepares for the Blue...

Legion of honor

French Legion of Honor awarded to Martinsville...

911 Knives 040715

Henry county man makes knives from World Trade...

Song of the Mountains broadcasts local bluegrass talent

'Song of the Mountains' broadcasts local...

Habitat

Local business partners with Habitat for Humanity

WDBJ7.com

Virginia State Parks seeks about 1,000 seasonal...

Virginia-Lottery

Roanoke man wins $100,000 in Cash 5 drawing

Social media campaign takes aim at dog fighting

Dogs and their owners #gettough in the Roanoke...

Tiffany

Pets bring smiles to patients at Carilion...

Vinton Dogwood Festival to celebrate 60 years

Vinton's Dogwood Festival celebrates 60 years...

FBI classifies animal abuse as a serious crime

FBI considers animal abuse as a "crime against...

Angels of Assisi helps with puppy mill bust in Alabama

Angels of Assisi assists with puppy mill bust,...

Food

Local law firms participate in food drive

Roanoke County woman doing photo essay using nothing but pictures of hands

Roanoke County photojournalist tells story of...

Salem uses survey to get input

Salem uses survey to get comments, ideas on...

Peter Pan-themed playground set to open in May

Roanoke's Main Library transforms old patio...

Danville Community College students fundraise...

Timber framers travel to Lexington for domestic violence shelter expansion

Timber framers travel to Lexington to help...

Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion to play at...

Vet Transportation 031915

Lynchburg group helps disabled military...

Tractor

Franklin County High School’s tractor day...

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