A local organization will be working throughout the night and into the early morning hours at the request of Roanoke County's Planning and Zoning Department.
On Thursday, about 80 people came to Straight Street in downtown Roanoke for training.
Communities across Virginia are getting funding to help offer tutoring and other educational services to students and their families.
Wednesday is National Lemonade Day and Red Robin is celebrating for a good cause.
Less than a month ago, WDBJ 7 told you about a disabled Army veteran that had his only means of transportation stolen from him in broad daylight. George Mullins came by the WDBJ 7 studio Tuesday…
Herman "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job.
A Pulaski man has quit his job of 12 years to run across country to raise awareness for suicide prevention.
A Roanoke World War II veteran got the rare chance to be back in the cockpit Friday morning.
New jobs are coming to Smyth County, said Gov. Terry McAuliffe in an announcement on Friday.
A cat named Gizmo has only minor injuries after a nine-story fall at a Manhattan apartment building.
If you run a non-profit, the rule is whenever you can get free help you take it. A group called the Fine HeArts is bringing life to plain white walls for the four and-five year-old head start…
An event in Danville is helping out soldiers from our area who are stationed in Afghanistan and Kuwait.
A class at Virginia Tech has great health benefits and you never have to lift a finger. It may be the happiest workout of your life. It’s called Laughter Yoga.
It's no doubt that Dairy Queen's blizzards are a sweet treat. But on Thursday, they taste even sweeter.
It's still August, but one Roanoke family is already preparing for cooler temperatures. Lillian Newman found herself unable to pay her bills after last year's brutal winter, but thanks to some…
She's one of 12 finalists in "The Friskies 2014," which is put on by cat food company Friskies.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is looking for ways to reduce collisions and increase roadway safety. VDOT released images taken from a camera to help explain how it’s been…
The back to school season brings lots of "firsts" for students and teachers: first day, first time teaching and new schools.
Raymond Shelton still drives so the church gave him his own parking spot
The start of the weekend was a wet one but that didn't stop people from enjoying some good old fashioned picking.
More people are moving to downtown Roanoke. In just five years, the city has more than doubled the number of residential units and at least three new apartment buildings are under construction…
Whether you bring a canoe, kayak, paddle board or your own feet, there are several races you can enter during Saturday's Smith River Fest.
The dog underwent life-saving surgery at the Town and County Veterinary Clinic in Christiansburg. It seems Peeti was attacked by a larger dog, but she also could have been hit by a car.
If you notice more people doing nice things for others this week, there may be a reason for that.
Kids in the Roanoke Valley's NFL Flag Football program learn more than how to make a touchdown.
A new academic year is just days away from starting, but Roanoke City Schools Superintendent Rita Bishop is already looking ahead to next year's graduation.
Several cities in our area are celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday. The block parties are meant to promote positive police-community relationships and a message to criminals that…
WDBJ7 first introduced you to "Hero the Calf" in May 2013. Monday, we caught up with "Hero" and the family that put it all on the line to get him on his feet again.
Roanoke City and County schools have partnered for one of the area's largest school supply drives to help children in need.
The concert may be over, but those who live here are still reeling after Sheryl Crow's performance Thursday in Elmwood Park.
Virginia's Tax-Free weekend on school supplies, clothes and shoes is happening Friday through Sunday.
Some Roanoke City police officers took a break from their daily grind to get into one neighborhood. Art with Cops was held at Landsdowne Park on Wednesday.
Carilion Clinic is the new owner of a vending machine aimed at getting patients and employees to eat healthier. The hospital is the first health care provider in Virginia to have the touch…
Come Friday and Saturday, thousands will be "Steppin' Out" to downtown Blacksburg.
Crews are well on their way to expanding the region's forensic lab. The Virginia Department of Forensic Science held a ceremonial ground breaking for the new building Monday.
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