The town of Vinton is considering building a new skate park. A faith-based organization called Invoke Ministries brought the idea to town leaders.
A Rocky Mount woman is proving age isn't anything but a number, when it come opening a business.
Whether you're a big NASCAR fan or not, race weekend at the Martinsville Speedway does a lot of good for that region.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Andrews Farming Inc., and its sister company ANDCO Logistics Inc., will invest more than $5.6 million to expand their operation in Carroll County…
Before you know it the holiday season will be here, and many people will begin their holiday shopping. For some families, that won't be the reality.
After a 20-year hiatus, Franklin County High School's homecoming parade is happening for the fourth year in a row.
Roanoke is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the valley's seven sister cities.
WDBJ 7 got a glimpse inside the life of a Roanoke police recruit on Monday. Every year, dozens of men and women for the city and county go through nearly 30 weeks of training before they can…
Students at Fishburn Park Elementary School in Roanoke are taking an artistic approach to helping the environment.
Even with the rain, WDBJ7's WeatherFest continued today in downtown Roanoke.
Get them while they're hot! Krispy Kreme management says they're "close" to opening their doors in Northwest Roanoke.
The group Honor Flight continues to bring veterans to the National D-Day Memorial. Friday, a group of World War II and Korean War vets visited Bedford on their way to Washington, DC.
A Roanoke man has scored a triple play. James Kronenburg won $100,000 three times in the same drawing with the Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 game.
Bill Nye the Science Guy made a special visit to Washington and Lee University. The event "Contact Presents: An Evening with Bill Nye" was free and open to the public, but seating was limited…
It's not exactly NASCAR but it still draws quite a crowd.
Earl Kirks Jr. of Dry Fork matched all five winning numbers in the $1,000,000 Money Ball game.
A two-story, 350-ton structure was on the move Thursday night in Lexington. The Knights of Pythias house moved down Main Street to a new location.
Angels of Assisi stepped up to the challenge and won $30,000 for placing the most pets
What started as a joke tweet has turned into a fundraising campaign led by Hokie fans.
It's a normal day's at the Alsco facility. It's a place where textiles and linens are cleaned. It’s also a place where ex-offenders are getting a fresh start.
This Saturday, you can slither you way into a whole new environment at the Virginia Museum of Natural History.
WDBJ7 is sharing one baby's story of survival. Jared and Erica Pruett live in Franklin County and love their new life as parents, but it hasn’t been easy an easy journey for them. Their…
The National Pea Shooting Championship is this Saturday as part of the Virginia Science Festival.
A new website is helping young people deal with the death of their parents.
Several local schools are being recognized as Blue Star Schools.
It was a very special birthday celebration for two World War II veterans.
Travel is up on the Blue Ridge Parkway following the restoration of some funding that was cut in 2013.
The Lynchburg Fire Department is hosting its own Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign.
Talk about a long road trip. Kevin Holzmacher is biking across the country to support two organizations that hit close to home.
Halifax County is getting help with economic development from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Every year about this time, the Virginia Tourism Corporation releases the final numbers for the previous year.
A generous gift from an anonymous donor is helping North Cross School expand a program that many consider one of a kind. The school would not comment on the amount, but said it's enough to build…
The Salem High School community comes together for one of its own. Freshman football player, Ethan Lawrence, is battling cancer but his high school family isn't letting him face it alone.
You know that saying, “The best things in life are free”? An Appomattox man has probably found new meaning in the phrase.
The goal is to have a statue of Mary Draper Ingles placed on the grounds of the Glencoe Museum.
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