No matter the season, there are always some plants that bloom well -- and others that keep the deer, mosquitoes and pests away.
Core Health & Fitness will expand the old Med-Fit operation
Apartment living can sometimes mean expensive rent, and not very much space. But there are ways to grow your own garden and save money.
Paul Suter is a World War II veteran. He was in the Battle of the Bulge, along with three other battles.
Roanoke's Angels of Assisi needs your help now more than ever. The organization is competing against 49 other shelter in the United States. It's all for Rachel Ray's $100K Challenge.
From the busy moms to avid gardeners, there are many ways anyone can spruce up their lawns this summer.
After 30 years of answering phones, one woman is starting a new chapter of her life. In less than two weeks, 911 Roanoke city dispatcher Cyndi Bowles will retire.
Thanks to you- some sick kids will have something to smile about...
Because of his service to our country, and her luck of the draw, a Roanoke couple had the wedding of their dreams Friday afternoon.
Doug Doughty says he has no plans of slowing down.
The live music event known as First Fridays has been going on for more than 20 years, but this year things are a little bit different.
A local organization is looking for men with either a son or daughter. Total Action for Progress, or TAP, heads up Fathers First in the Roanoke Valley and now the group is trying to reach out…
If you're looking for a home-cooked meal at restaurant with that family feel, Garfield's Place in Henry County is an option.
This is to continue their effort in their special Community Outreach Initiative. Wednesday's game benefited the Roanoke Rescue Mission.
Tuesday, students with Roanoke City Schools RCPS+ program and church members made lunch at Grandin Court Baptist Church.
Some teenagers are in town for your not so average summer camp. Real Experiences Affecting Change, or REACH, is a group in Roanoke that works to give people hope again, prevent loneliness and…
Kids are flexing their creative muscles at a summer camp in Bedford.
This summer, the Western Virginia Water Authority has added to its fleet of kayaks. And the reservoir is averaging almost as many rentals in one month as it saw all of last year.
Virginia Tech has kicked off its Advanced Culinary Camp, a way for teens to sharpen and learn new cooking skills.
There something a little different at this year's Salem Fair, the sun is out. And except for a few sprinkle the weather has been cooperating.
It's July 11 and that can only mean one thing - free Slurpees!
What started out as a group of friends going for an evening run is quickly turning into new fad in Roanoke. Meet the group called "We Run Roanoke." The name says it all. Roanoke residents meet…
It's going to be loud in the New River Valley this weekend. Some of the best of the best fast draw shooters are pouring into the New River Fair Grounds in Dublin for the 2014 Virginia State…
Police in Bedford are giving kids a taste of life in law enforcement.
WDBJ7 kicks off its lemonade stand for the "Fresh Squeezed Miracles" campaign, to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network.
WDBJ 7 is uncovering the details of a hidden treasure located right here in our own backyard. Organ Cave is located in West Virginia. It is about 90 miles from Roanoke and located a few miles…
Summer is in full swing and so are the ways to keep the kids occupied. One summer camp, aimed directly at girls, is gaining momentum and popularity. It's called "Girls Rock Roanoke."
The Salem Fair does more than bring fun and excitement to our area every year. It also brings jobs. For many in our region, unemployment is a reality so they bank on this time of the year…
Whether you're grilling, using fireworks or fire pits this Fourth of July weekend, chances are, you'll come in contact with fire. Emergency responders encourage families to use caution.
The rain certainly dampened holiday plans for some around the region. But those that attended Thomas Road Baptist Church's Celebrate America event were ready to celebrate Independence Day, rain…
The Booker T. Washington Park pool in Roanoke will stay open six days a week, starting on Saturday.
The Salem Museum is receiving a painting by the famous local illustrator Walter Biggs.
If you're looking for a way to start your Fourth of July celebration early, the Martinsville Speedway is one of many.
President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law fifty years ago. People across the country spent Wednesday celebrating the historic legislation.
If you've driven the Shelor Motor Mile in Christiansburg lately, you may have noticed some dump trucks and construction crews working on an empty piece of land. WDBJ 7 did some digging of our…