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UPDATE: 611 steam engine makes its journey home

The 611 steam locomotive is returning to its home in Roanoke today.

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Two men biking cross country for charity find hospitality in Southwest Virginia

Peter Genova and Adam Levine -- no not that Adam Levine -- are putting post college jobs off for at least a few months to bike from coast to coast for Parkinson's Disease.

Rolling Stone recognizes Roanoke band

Rolling Stone is alerting the music world about a Roanoke band. WDBJ 7 met up with the members of Eternal Summers. Daniel Cundiff, Nicole Yun and Jonathan Woods have been touring for the past…

Eternal Summers gets recognized

Martinsville dance studio invites alumni to perform in 50th anniversary recital

Those at a Martinsville dance studio are inviting former students to perform in the 50th anniversary recital this Saturday.

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$10 donation to United Way gets you everything you need to start the day

The United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd is holding an early-morning fundraiser to help get your day started.

Man in the Dominican Republic receives new prosthesis from Roanoke

A man in the Dominican Republic has reached the final leg of his journey to walk again. Viewers may remember Jose Encarnacion. For the past four years, he's been using a homemade prosthesis…

Jose Encarncion receives new leg in the Dominican Republic

Southwest Virginia actor lands a role on Broadway

He talked about his  character Marty,  the former boyfriend of the bride and what it's like working eight shows a week on Broadway.

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17th annual Lebanese Festival brings traditional food, culture to Roanoke

The 17th annual Lebanese Festival kicks off Friday, and the fun continues throughout the weekend.

Lebanese Festival food

611 steam passenger locomotive comes home to Roanoke Saturday

The Queen of Steam is headed home to Roanoke this Saturday.

611 steam engine makes test run to Greensboro

Former president Jimmy Carter spotted in Hillsville

A Hillsville policeman stopped a man Friday, but not because he committed a crime.

Officer's home video goes viral, sends important message

One Roanoke police officer's personal home video has gone viral and has thousands talking!

Bedford County students offer patriotic salute to traveling veterans

Hundreds of military veterans and supporters got a special salute at a Bedford County school Thursday.

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Virginia Tech professor to deliver new prosthetic leg

WDBJ 7 is bringing viewers continuing coverage of a story we brought you a few weeks ago about a man in the Dominican Republic. Jose Maria Valdez Encarnacion, 38, has been using velcro and a…

VT professor to deliver new leg

Danville mom's Facebook post about state trooper helping son goes viral

As of 7 p.m. Tuesday, the post had 20,423 shares. This all comes after Virginia Tech student Joseph Owusu had a blown tire on Route 220 South near Rocky Mount last week.

Twenty-two join Roanoke Valley fire agencies

The recruits from Salem, Roanoke City and Roanoke County graduated from the regional academy Wednesday morning

Fire Academy Graduation

Several local high schools make U.S. News and World Report's list of best schools

Cave Spring High School was the top local high school on the list, earning a silver medal with a ranking of 29th in Virginia and 936th nationally.

Hump Day Hops features local craft brews at new Roanoke event venue

Dr. Pepper Park will be home to a new event that features local craft brews.

Craft beer event shows off local brews

TAP welcomes fellows from Morocco, Tunisia for exchange program

The city of Roanoke is welcoming guests from Morocco and Tunisia for the next few days. This is the first year Total Action for Progress, also known as TAP, is participating in a Professional…

Roanoke serves as host city for exchange program

Roanoke elementary school receives top state honor

Roanoke's Crystal Spring Elementary is one of six schools in Virginia to receive a top honor.
The Governor's Award for Educational Excellence recognizes high-achieving schools across Virginia,…

Crystal Spring Elementary School Students

Oh, baby: NASCAR driver Kyle Busch is now a father

Brexton Locke Busch was born Monday night. The NASCAR star announced his arrival on social media with a photo of wife Samantha holding Brexton as Busch kisses her forehead.

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch

Mill Mountain Garden Club works to 'Scoop the Poop'

It's not fun picking up after your pet, but doing so can save the environment and a few pairs of shoes.

Scoop the Poop campaign aims to keep environment clean

Madison Heights woman claims $4 million lottery prize

Jacqueline Duvall won the top prize on a Virginia Lottery scratch ticket.

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Danville Elks Lodge provides free lunch for local veterans

What may seem like a simple gesture can go a long way. Thursday, the Danville Elks Lodge provided a hot dog lunch for local veterans.

Still dancing at 92

She's 92 years young and still tapping away.

Wedding bells will be ringing at the Franklin County Humane Society

Forget about the bones, some dogs in Franklin County are looking forward to wedding bells.

Big news for downtown Roanoke Co-op

The Downtown Roanoke Co-op is the fastest growing store of its kind in the country.

Oldest and newest member of Roanoke County police department are father and son

Chuck Mason has been with the county since 1974, son Christian joined five months ago

Oldest and newest members of Roanoke County Police Department are father and son

Lady Astor's Coronation Ensemble makes its way home to Danville

Lady Astor's Coronation Ensemble is on display in Danville at the Langhorne House Museum.

Prom night for seniors at assisted living facility in Botetourt County

It was prom night for some seniors in Botetourt County Friday night

Senior Prom

Stamping out hunger

One in eight people in our region struggle to put food on the table. That's why Feeding America Southwest Virginia teamed up with Food Lion and The National Letter Carriers Association for the…

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Roanoke Valley’s longest-serving judge honored for his service

Phil Trompeter officially retired as a Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court judge last week. He was on the bench for nearly 30 years.

Letter carriers, Feeding America team up to 'Stamp Out Hunger'

This Saturday, there's an easy way the community can help feed hungry families across the region.

Feeding America Southwest Virginia

Tickets go on sale for 611 steam engine excursions

The first excursion is 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 6 and runs from Manassas to Front Royal.

The 611 is on track to return in late Spring or early summer

Roanoke Catholic 9th grader receives full scholarship to Hollins University

The scholarship is valued at more than $140,000. Isabella Jessee hopes to be a doctor one day.

Clearbrook Elementary School raises $10,000 for American Heart Association

Students at a Roanoke County elementary school raised more than $10,000 for the American Heart Association through a jump rope event.

611 Restoration

UPDATE: 611 steam engine makes its journey home

Two men biking cross country for charity find...

Eternal Summers gets recognized

Rolling Stone recognizes Roanoke band

(img1)Martinsville dance studio invites former students to dance

Martinsville dance studio invites alumni to...

$10 donation to United Way gets you everything...

Jose Encarncion receives new leg in the Dominican Republic

Man in the Dominican Republic receives new...

josh

Southwest Virginia actor lands a role on Broadway

Lebanese Festival food

17th annual Lebanese Festival brings...

611 steam engine makes test run to Greensboro

611 steam passenger locomotive comes home to...

Former president Jimmy Carter spotted in...

Officer's home video goes viral, sends...

Run for the Wall 052115

Bedford County students offer patriotic salute...

VT professor to deliver new leg

Virginia Tech professor to deliver new...

Danville mom's Facebook post about state...

Fire Academy Graduation

Twenty-two join Roanoke Valley fire agencies

Several local high schools make U.S. News and...

Craft beer event shows off local brews

Hump Day Hops features local craft brews at new...

Roanoke serves as host city for exchange program

TAP welcomes fellows from Morocco, Tunisia for...

Crystal Spring Elementary School Students

Roanoke elementary school receives top state honor

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch

Oh, baby: NASCAR driver Kyle Busch is now a father

Scoop the Poop campaign aims to keep environment clean

Mill Mountain Garden Club works to 'Scoop the...

Lottery Winner 051515

Madison Heights woman claims $4 million lottery...

Danville Elks Lodge provides free lunch for...

Still dancing at 92

Wedding bells will be ringing at the Franklin...

Big news for downtown Roanoke Co-op

Oldest and newest members of Roanoke County Police Department are father and son

Oldest and newest member of Roanoke County...

Lady Astor's Coronation Ensemble makes its way...

Senior Prom

Prom night for seniors at assisted living...

wdbj_logo

Stamping out hunger

Roanoke Valley’s longest-serving judge honored...

Feeding America Southwest Virginia

Letter carriers, Feeding America team up to...

The 611 is on track to return in late Spring or early summer

Tickets go on sale for 611 steam engine excursions

Roanoke Catholic 9th grader receives full...

Clearbrook Elementary School raises $10,000 for...

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