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Salem uses survey to get comments, ideas on downtown planning

Salem residents have about two weeks left to tell city leaders what changes they would like to see along Main Street. Whether it's restaurants, shopping or parking, they're accepting any and…

Salem uses survey to get input

Roanoke's Main Library transforms old patio into new Neverland playground

In less than three months, you'll be able to step foot in Neverland. Author JM Barrie wrote the story of Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Captain Hook and the Lost Boys more than 100 years ago. The city…

Peter Pan-themed playground set to open in May

Danville Community College students fundraise for Habitat home

The plot of land at 410 Hughes Street will soon be the location of a brand new Habitat home.

Timber framers travel to Lexington to help build domestic violence shelter addition

A domestic violence shelter in Lexington is raising hope by raising timbers. More than one hundred timber framers, who are members of the Timber Framers Guild and live all over the world, will…

Timber framers travel to Lexington for domestic violence shelter expansion

Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion to play at Roanoke's Elmwood Park on July 4

Country music acts Brothers Osborne and Old Dominion will perform as part of “TAP Hope Revolution.”

Lynchburg group helps disabled military veterans reach medical appointments

A new effort is underway to help disabled military veterans in Lynchburg get to appointments at the Salem VA Medical Center.

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Franklin County High School’s tractor day raises money for worthy cause

Tractors in Franklin County caused a bit of a traffic back up Wednesday morning, but it was for a worthy cause.

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High Street Baptist Church in Danville dedicated as historic landmark

A Danville church is celebrating its long history and its pivotal role in the Civil Rights movement in Virginia.

"Kiss and Fly Zone" asks travelers to show a little love before they fly

If you pull into the "Kiss and Fly Zone," you'll have to give a smooch to family and friends before saying goodbye.

New signs ask travelers to show a little love

Downtown Roanoke sees steady increase in residential housing construction

The housing market in downtown Roanoke keeps gaining momentum. So far, there are 35 apartment buildings in the downtown district and from the way construction has been moving, more could be on…

Downtown residential construction stays busy

Roanoke County church adds health screenings to bi-montly food drive

Rockingham Court Church joins with Carilion Clinic and Feeding America

Roanoke County church adds health screening to bi-monthly food drive

Local man plans on turning former church into unique venue for weddings, dances

An old building is in the process of getting a new look in Roanoke. The building located at the intersection of Church Avenue and 5th Street, across from the former YMCA, was purchased in…

An old building will be transformed into a new venue

Altavista woman with polio signs books written about her life

Everlene Brewer was diagnosed with polio nine years before the vaccine came out. She survived the disease and now her story is being used as inspiration for others.

Friday nights at the Vinton VFW provide good music, strong support system

Some say it’s one of Vinton's best kept secrets. It's a gathering of sorts. A chance to let loose, sing, dance, eat, meet new people and best of all - have fun. Friday nights at the Vinton VFW…

Friday nights in Vinton provide good music, strong support system

Inmate workforce program saves Roanoke County thousands of dollars

Roanoke County is saving tens of thousands of dollars through a special workforce program. WDBJ 7 reported earlier this week that more 100 tires were removed from Highland Road after…

Inmate program saves county money

Goodwill in Danville kicks off informational campaign

Leaders in Danville say they want the community to know how much it is helping by giving donations and buying items.

Fashion at any age: Centenarian struts her stuff at fashion show

You're never too old to be well dressed and you're never too old to spend time with friends. Residents of Brandon Oaks Retirement Community proved that today with a fashion show that showed of…

Three elementary students with heart defects honored in Bedford County

Thomas Jefferson Elementary to jump rope in honor of three students living with congenital heart disease.

12 year old girl saves grandfather using CPR skills she learned at camp

A 12 year old girl in our area is getting special recognition today for doing the right thing at the right time.
     

Local 12 year old getting recognition for saving grandfather's life

Several IHOP locations raise money for Children's Miracle Network

Tuesday is National Pancake Day, and several IHOP locations are giving away free short stacks of buttermilk pancakes. They're asking for a small donation to Children's Miracle Network in return.

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UPDATE: Salem comedian finishes second at Las Vegas competition

Melissa Douty was a finalist in last year's World Series of Comedy

Salem comedian competing for amateur comedy title in Las Vegas

Roanoke man awarded Purple Heart 64 years after injury

Sergent Herman Prillip was shot by another U.S. Army soldier during the Korean War and passed at his opportunity to receive a Purple Heart Award. But almost 7 decades later his injury is…

Radford University helps more than a dozen students affected by two house fires

Radford University students and staff are helping their own with several in-person and online fundraising drives after two fires destroyed off campus homes.

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Highlander Polar Plunge raises money for Special Olympics

Radford City Police and Radford University are teaming up with the Special Olympics for this year's 2015 Highlander Polar Plunge.

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Princess tea party takes aim at bullying in Roanoke

There's a big party happening this weekend in Roanoke. WDBJ 7 stopped by the Pixie Dust Princess Headquarters at the Grandin Co-Lab Thursday afternoon.

Princesses prepare for weekend tea party

Campbell County cancer patient finds success with investigative drug

Eight-year-old Nathan Norman is finally finding success after a long battle with tumors in his brain and spine.

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TAP honors local African Americans, celebrates Black History Month

A local organization is honoring four people as we near the end of Black History Month. Total Action for Progress, also known as TAP, celebrated the achievements of four African-Americans on…

TAP celebrates Black History Month

TAP celebrates Black History Month with downtown gathering

Total Action for Progress, also known as TAP, is celebrating Black History Month in a big way. TAP will hold its annual celebration on Tuesday at 10 am.

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Kulwicki, Martin, Evernham nominated for NASCAR Hall of Fame

Former Cup champion Alan Kulwicki, driver Mark Martin and crew chief Ray Evernham are among the first-time nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Roanoke school leaders feeding kids who are off during winter storm

Students have been out of school most of the week. The sad truth is when there's no school, some children don't have food.

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Weddings for Equality postponed due to weather

Wedding planning can be hectic. Couples have to choose the flowers, catering, dress, music, transportation and the list goes on.

Local wedding vendors plan expo for same sex couples

Dozens flock to Monterey Elementary School to go sledding

Tuesday proved to be the perfect day for some fun in the snow. WDBJ 7 visited Monterey Elementary School to catch up with sledders, snowboarders and tubers.

Dozens go sledding in Roanoke

Salem business starts new chapter in new building

Monday’s snowstorm brought back some bad memories for one Salem business owner. Crott's Collision Repair Center was hit hard last February when the region saw more than 20 inches of snow.

Salem business gets new roof

Snow plow drivers battling low temperatures and powdery snow

Plow drivers ask people in neighborhoods to get cars off the road

Plow drivers the unsung heroes of snowy days
Roanoke County woman doing photo essay using nothing but pictures of hands

Roanoke County photojournalist tells story of...

Salem uses survey to get input

Salem uses survey to get comments, ideas on...

Peter Pan-themed playground set to open in May

Roanoke's Main Library transforms old patio...

Danville Community College students fundraise...

Timber framers travel to Lexington for domestic violence shelter expansion

Timber framers travel to Lexington to help...

Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion to play at...

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Lynchburg group helps disabled military...

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Franklin County High School’s tractor day...

High Street Baptist Church in Danville...

New signs ask travelers to show a little love

"Kiss and Fly Zone" asks travelers to show a...

Downtown residential construction stays busy

Downtown Roanoke sees steady increase in...

Roanoke County church adds health screening to bi-monthly food drive

Roanoke County church adds health screenings to...

An old building will be transformed into a new venue

Local man plans on turning former church into...

Altavista woman with polio signs books written...

Friday nights in Vinton provide good music, strong support system

Friday nights at the Vinton VFW provide good...

Inmate program saves county money

Inmate workforce program saves Roanoke County...

Goodwill in Danville kicks off informational...

Fashion at any age: Centenarian struts her...

Three elementary students with heart defects...

Local 12 year old getting recognition for saving grandfather's life

12 year old girl saves grandfather using CPR...

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Several IHOP locations raise money for...

Salem comedian competing for amateur comedy title in Las Vegas

UPDATE: Salem comedian finishes second at Las...

Roanoke man awarded Purple Heart 64 years after...

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Radford University helps more than a dozen...

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Highlander Polar Plunge raises money for...

Princesses prepare for weekend tea party

Princess tea party takes aim at bullying in...

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Campbell County cancer patient finds success...

TAP celebrates Black History Month

TAP honors local African Americans, celebrates...

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TAP celebrates Black History Month with...

Kulwicki, Martin, Evernham nominated for NASCAR...

Packing school lunches

Roanoke school leaders feeding kids who are off...

Local wedding vendors plan expo for same sex couples

Weddings for Equality postponed due to weather

Dozens go sledding in Roanoke

Dozens flock to Monterey Elementary School to...

Salem business gets new roof

Salem business starts new chapter in new building

Plow drivers the unsung heroes of snowy days

Snow plow drivers battling low temperatures and...

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