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Vinton could be the home of a new skate park

The town of Vinton is considering building a new skate park. A faith-based organization called Invoke Ministries brought the idea to town leaders.

Vinton looks to build new skate park

Rocky Mount woman's quest for entrepreneurship after 50

A Rocky Mount woman is proving age isn't anything but a number, when it come opening a business.

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Martinsville Speedway race weekend creates tourism, jobs

Whether you're a big NASCAR fan or not, race weekend at the Martinsville Speedway does a lot of good for that region.

Martinsville Speedway brings revenue to Henry County

Carroll County agricultural company expanding, adding 51 new jobs

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…

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Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program is signing up families

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.

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Franklin County homecoming parade makes a return

After a 20-year hiatus, Franklin County High School's homecoming parade is happening for the fourth year in a row.

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Roanoke Valley Sister Cities celebrates 50th anniversary

Roanoke is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the valley's seven sister cities.

Roanoke Valley Sister Cities celebrates 50th anniversary

County and city police recruits train together for the first time

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…

City and county recruits train together for the first time in Roanoke

Fishburn Park students paint rain barrels for community

Students at Fishburn Park Elementary School in Roanoke are taking an artistic approach to helping the environment.

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A little rain couldn't stop WeatherFest 2014

Even with the rain, WDBJ7's WeatherFest continued today in downtown Roanoke.

Let the donuts flow, Krispy Kreme back in Roanoke

Get them while they're hot! Krispy Kreme management says they're "close" to opening their doors in Northwest Roanoke.

Tennessee group brings more veterans to National D-Day Memorial

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.

Veterans visiting National D-Day Memorial

Roanoke man wins $300,000 from the Virginia Lottery

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 makes guest appearance at Washington and Lee University

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…

Bill Nye comes to Washington and Lee University

Independence to hold Grand Privy Race Saturday

It's not exactly NASCAR but it still draws quite a crowd.

(img1)Grand Privy Race this Saturday in Independence

Man wins $1 million from lottery ticket sold in Danville

Earl Kirks Jr. of Dry Fork matched all five winning numbers in the $1,000,000 Money Ball game.

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VMI moves historic building

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.

VMI moves historic house

Roanoke animal shelter wins big in national challenge

Angels of Assisi stepped up to the challenge and won $30,000 for placing the most pets

Joke tweet raises money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

What started as a joke tweet has turned into a fundraising campaign led by Hokie fans.

Joke tweet raises money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

A Roanoke business gives ex-offenders a second chance

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.

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Virginia Museum of Natural History to host 'Reptile Day'

This Saturday, you can slither you way into a whole new environment at the Virginia Museum of Natural History.

Hands-on learning at Reptile Day in Martinsville

Preemie's story of survival goes viral, inspires others

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…

Preemie's story of survival goes viral

Roanoke hosts the National Pea Shooting Championship

The National Pea Shooting Championship is this Saturday as part of the Virginia Science Festival.

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Website helps teens deal with death of a parent

A new website is helping young people deal with the death of their parents.

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Local schools get accolades on financial literacy scores

Several local schools are being recognized as Blue Star Schools.

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Special birthday for two World War II veterans

It was a very special birthday celebration for two World War II veterans.

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Blue Ridge Parkway sees increase in visitors

Travel is up on the Blue Ridge Parkway following the restoration of some funding that was cut in 2013.

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Lynchburg Fire Department hosts breast cancer campaign

The Lynchburg Fire Department is hosting its own Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign.

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Man bikes with dog across country for good cause

Talk about a long road trip. Kevin Holzmacher is biking across the country to support two organizations that hit close to home.

Halifax County to get $1.2 million economic boost

Halifax County is getting help with economic development from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Tourism numbers are up in Montgomery County

Every year about this time, the Virginia Tourism Corporation releases the final numbers for the previous year.

Tourism spending up in Montgomery Co.

North Cross looks to expand program aimed at helping students with learning differences

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…

North Cross looks to expand new program

Salem students rally for one of their students

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.

Appomattox man wins $100,000 from the Virginia Lottery

You know that saying, “The best things in life are free”? An Appomattox man has probably found new meaning in the phrase.

Radford hoping to raise $75,000 for statue at Glencoe Museum

The goal is to have a statue of Mary Draper Ingles placed on the grounds of the Glencoe Museum.

Vinton looks to build new skate park

Vinton could be the home of a new skate park

Grind

Rocky Mount woman's quest for entrepreneurship...

Martinsville Speedway brings revenue to Henry County

Martinsville Speedway race weekend creates...

CarrollCounty-jobs

Carroll County agricultural company expanding,...

Angel

Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program is signing...

Parade

Franklin County homecoming parade makes a return

Roanoke Valley Sister Cities celebrates 50th anniversary

Roanoke Valley Sister Cities celebrates 50th...

City and county recruits train together for the first time in Roanoke

County and city police recruits train together...

Rain barrels

Fishburn Park students paint rain barrels for...

A little rain couldn't stop WeatherFest 2014

Let the donuts flow, Krispy Kreme back in Roanoke

Veterans visiting National D-Day Memorial

Tennessee group brings more veterans to...

Roanoke man wins $300,000 from the Virginia...

Bill Nye comes to Washington and Lee University

Bill Nye the Science Guy makes guest appearance...

(img1)Grand Privy Race this Saturday in Independence

Independence to hold Grand Privy Race Saturday

Earl Kirks Jr.

Man wins $1 million from lottery ticket sold in...

VMI moves historic house

VMI moves historic building

Roanoke animal shelter wins big in national...

Joke tweet raises money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Joke tweet raises money for St. Jude...

Box

A Roanoke business gives ex-offenders a second...

Hands-on learning at Reptile Day in Martinsville

Virginia Museum of Natural History to host '...

Preemie's story of survival goes viral

Preemie's story of survival goes viral,...

Peas

Roanoke hosts the National Pea Shooting...

WDBJ7.com

Website helps teens deal with death of a parent

WDBJ7.com

Local schools get accolades on financial...

Twin Flight

Special birthday for two World War II veterans

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Blue Ridge Parkway sees increase in visitors

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Lynchburg Fire Department hosts breast cancer...

Man bikes with dog across country for good cause

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Halifax County to get $1.2 million economic boost

Tourism spending up in Montgomery Co.

Tourism numbers are up in Montgomery County

North Cross looks to expand new program

North Cross looks to expand program aimed at...

Salem students rally for one of their students

Appomattox man wins $100,000 from the Virginia...

Radford hoping to raise $75,000 for statue at...

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