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A man in Salem now has a home thanks to Habitat For Humanity

A special man in Salem now has a house to call home, thanks to Habitat For Humanity and Bank of America.

A Salem man has a home thanks to Habitat For Humanity

Rockbridge Christmas Basket Program volunteers prepare for big day

Audrey Hawkins is the co-chair of Rockbridge Christmas Basket Program, she's making her list and checking it twice.

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More than 100 people expected to walk the streets of Hurt Park

Hurt Park will welcome carolers into its neighborhood Friday night. Hurt Park was hit hard about three years ago when two women were murdered within days of each other. Since then, the…

Carolers walk through Hurt Park neighborhood

McAuliffe: Firm to invest $1 million, create 15 new jobs in Carroll County

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced on Friday that an automation firm will invest $1 million to expand in Carroll County, creating 15 new jobs.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Lynchburg woman wins big at lottery, again

Nine years ago, Veronica Parker won $50,000 by playing the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game. Now, she's won $100,000 in the December 6 $1,000,000 Money Ball drawing.

Veronica Parker

Dog gets early Christmas present after spending more than 500 days in shelter

After spending more than 500 days in a local animal shelter, a dog has found its forever home. Paige the Pitbull has about seven million friends around the world, thanks to Facebook, but none of…

Paige finds her furever home

Pulaski County Christmas Store helps grandparents give grandkids presents

These are grandparents who know how special Christmas is, but need a little help getting gifts for their grandchildren.

Bedford fire and rescue volunteers receive free gift from county leaders

Firefighters and rescue workers in Bedford County are getting a holiday bonus from their local government.

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UPDATE: Kroger invests in Caroline's Carts

WDBJ7 recently learned Kroger invested in 18 more carts. They are used in a number of stores throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

Mother and daughter raise money for homeless students

A mother and daughter are giving back to students at their alma mater.

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Charlottesville police collecting toy donations on Thursday

The Charlottesville Police Department will pick up any unwanted toys in the greater Charlottesville area on Thursday.

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A farm that helps feed the hungry in Floyd County wins a free tractor

At the Plenty Farm in Floyd County, a good forty or fifty folks got together Tuesday to say "Hello Tractor!"

Floyd County business gives out free tractor

Elmwood Park gets state award

The Virginia Recreation and Park Society gave Elmwood the 'Best New Renovation or Addition' award.

Roanoke's Elmwood Park gets state award

Fans can win money for their schools this basketball season

Fans have the chance to win prizes and money for their school at high school basketball games this year.

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Hillsville elves assemble bikes

Christmas is just a few days away, and some folks in Carroll County are working hard to bring bikes to a lot of kids.

We Care of Franklin County holds annual toy drive

A Franklin County tradition continues to help put smiles on kids' faces for Christmas.

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UPDATE: All of Salvation Army's angels have been adopted

The community claimed around 100 angels from Angel Trees over the weekend.

Bedford church fights to make sure community doesn't go hungry on Christmas

Feeding America estimates one in every eight people in Virginia struggles with hunger. Christmas is under two weeks away and many Southwest Virginia families may not get a proper meal. One…

Thousands of luminarias will honor those that lost their lives on D-Day

Thousands of lights will illuminate the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford this weekend. More than 4,000 luminaries will honor the Allied soldiers, sailors, and airmen who lost their lives on…

Luminaries will honor D-Day victims

Halfway house for women opening in Roanoke

After months of preparations, a halfway house for women will open in Roanoke at the beginning of February.

Halfway House

Local family magazine spreads holiday cheer

For the next few weeks, don't be too surprised if you find a candy cane on your desk, or someone paying for your order at a drive-thru.

Local family magazine spreading holiday cheer through random acts of kindness

Salem business owner starts canned food drive just in time for the holidays

A store in Salem is showing what it really means to get into the holiday spirit. Shes International is holding a canned food drive of its own. It's called “Can We Help?”

Salem business owner starts food drive just in time for the holidays

Hunters for the Hungry struggles to get meat donations

A hunting group is looking for some extra help this holiday season. Deer meat donations are at an all-time low and that means some families in our area could be without.

Hunters for the Hungry struggles to get meat donations

Roanoke Fire-EMS appoints new deputy chief

Melvin Sanders will begin his new role as deputy chief on December 23. He is taking over the position after Deputy Chief Jeff Beckner retired earlier this year.

More than 300 jobs to come to Patrick County

More than 300 jobs are coming to Patrick County starting this month.

Carilion Clinic names snowmen for holiday season

More than 400 suggestions were sent to Carilion Clinic regarding some snowmen that have popped up in our region. Carilion put them up to help spread some holiday cheer, but they didn’t have…

Carilion Clinic names snowmen for holiday season

Business women in one Roanoke neighborhood bare it all for a good cause

13 women from the Grandin Village Business Association raised money for Grandin Road non-profits

Father’s legacy etched in stone, state’s heroes remembered forever

Virginia's first Public Safety Memorial was dedicated in Richmond Saturday afternoon. The memorial honors people who have been killed in the line of duty serving the Commonwealth.

Roanoke Rescue Mission holds health fair

Dining room C at the Roanoke Rescue Mission was transformed into a free health fair.

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Roanoke elementary school plays annual football game for a good cause

Crystal Spring Elementary's Turkey Bowl was pushed back because of the snow last week

Roanoke Elementary School plays football game for a good cause

Vinton kicks off the holidays with its annual Christmas parade

The rain did not stop folks from coming out to watch.

TAP looks for volunteers to help with income tax assistance program

It's the season of giving and you can do that without having to spend a penny this year. Total Action for Progress, also known as TAP, is looking for volunteers for its Income Tax Assistance…

TAP needs volunteers for income tax assistance program

Invoke Ministries creates giant skateboard float for holiday parade

You can expect to see a giant skateboard rolling down the streets of Vinton. WDBJ 7 checked in with Invoke Ministries Thursday afternoon as they were putting the finishing touches on its float.

Local group creates giant skateboard float

One hometown is making a difference for children in Guatemala

Fincastle Baptist Church is working to adopt 200 children in an impoverished village in Guatemala.

A local church adopts children in Guatemala
A Salem man has a home thanks to Habitat For Humanity

A man in Salem now has a home thanks to Habitat...

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Rockbridge Christmas Basket Program volunteers...

Carolers walk through Hurt Park neighborhood

More than 100 people expected to walk the...

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

McAuliffe: Firm to invest $1 million, create 15...

Veronica Parker

Lynchburg woman wins big at lottery, again

Paige finds her furever home

Dog gets early Christmas present after spending...

Pulaski County Christmas Store helps...

Volunteers 121814

Bedford fire and rescue volunteers receive free...

UPDATE: Kroger invests in Caroline's Carts

Gift Cards

Mother and daughter raise money for homeless...

WDBJ7.com

Charlottesville police collecting toy donations...

Floyd County business gives out free tractor

A farm that helps feed the hungry in Floyd...

Roanoke's Elmwood Park gets state award

Elmwood Park gets state award

WDBJ7.com

Fans can win money for their schools this...

Hillsville elves assemble bikes

toys

We Care of Franklin County holds annual toy drive

UPDATE: All of Salvation Army's angels have...

Bedford church fights to make sure community...

Luminaries will honor D-Day victims

Thousands of luminarias will honor those that...

Halfway House

Halfway house for women opening in Roanoke

Local family magazine spreading holiday cheer through random acts of kindness

Local family magazine spreads holiday cheer

Salem business owner starts food drive just in time for the holidays

Salem business owner starts canned food drive...

Hunters for the Hungry struggles to get meat donations

Hunters for the Hungry struggles to get meat...

Roanoke Fire-EMS appoints new deputy chief

More than 300 jobs to come to Patrick County

Carilion Clinic names snowmen for holiday season

Carilion Clinic names snowmen for holiday season

Business women in one Roanoke neighborhood bare...

Local high school band performs in Pearl Harbor...

Father’s legacy etched in stone, state’s...

Mission

Roanoke Rescue Mission holds health fair

Roanoke Elementary School plays football game for a good cause

Roanoke elementary school plays annual football...

Vinton kicks off the holidays with its annual...

TAP needs volunteers for income tax assistance program

TAP looks for volunteers to help with income...

Local group creates giant skateboard float

Invoke Ministries creates giant skateboard...

A local church adopts children in Guatemala

One hometown is making a difference for...

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