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Roanoke Valley man and Panthers fan calls Super Bowl trip "once in a lifetime opportunity"

Chris Duncan has been a Panthers fan since the franchise started playing in 1995 and has been to more than 40 games.

Galax woman's country album getting national attention

A Virginia native is about to release her first album and it's already been called one of the Most Anticipated Country Albums of 2016 by Rolling Stone Magazine.

Radford educator and former Hokie Prioleau talks about winning Super Bowl with Saints

We caught up with former Hokie and current Radford resident Pierson Prioleau who was a member of the Super Bowl champion Saints team that beat Peyton Manning's Indianapolis Colts.

Danville man invites community to help those in Flint

On Monday, Darrell Davis started collecting donations for those without clean water in Flint.

Roanoke McDonald's manager wins global award

A Roanoke McDonald's manager receives a global award for all of her hard work.

Thirty-one schools in VA on their way to accreditation

These schools have been granted "Partially Accredited: Reconstituted School" status. That means the schools have been working to improve student test scores and the way they teach.

Salem woman claims winning $1 million lottery ticket

Kelly Cox bought the winning ticket at the 7-Eleven on Roanoke Boulevard in Salem. The store received $10,000 from the lottery for selling the ticket.

Roanoke and Lynchburg businesses named among the best to work for

Two companies in our hometowns have made the list for 2016 Best Places to Work in Virginia.

Roanoke City inmates help with snow clean up

Inmates who are accepted into the outside work crews program shoveled snow and put down salt in front the Sheriff's Office, the jail, and on the steps of the Roanoke City Court house.

Danville clothing line Vintage Duck gives back to community

Travis Tarpley packed around 30 brand-new shirts into a box to give away to those in need this winter.

Danville entrepreneur giving back to those in need

Komen Blue Ridge kicks off Big Wig fundraiser

Dozens of volunteers are donning some impressive wigs to raise awareness and money for breast cancer research.

The Omni Homestead Resort celebrates a milestone

For years The Homestead Resort has welcomed visitors from around the country and the world. But this year, is a special one, as the attraction celebrates 250 years of history, tradition and…

Virginia Lottery director talks "Powerball pandemonium," says jackpot expected to grow

On Wednesday morning, the Virginia lottery was selling about a half-million dollars worth of tickets every hour.

Lottery officials expect that number to double Wednesday afternoon.

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Powerball jackpot increases to $1.4B as ticket sales surge

The Powerball jackpot has grown to $1.4 billion, and the drawing is still two days away.

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Fincastle gas station has cheapest gas in the country

"I almost slammed on my brakes coming down the road when I saw that and I just had to come in here to to see if it was a misprint or the real price, and it is," said Joe Wood.

Goodwill Industries to unveil hospitality training program

Finding a job can be daunting but Goodwill Industries is helping people gain the skills they need to succeed in the real world.

Harvester Performance Center expands show offerings

It's known for its diverse musical acts and unique performances. Now, The Harvester Performance Center is set to offer even more to visitors.

Woman loses half of her body weight to stay alive

With 2016 right around the corner, many are putting together those New Year's resolutions.

Roanoke boy's birthday party goes viral, family feels "Reddit Hug"

Camden Eubank's family wasn't sure who would show up at the party, and said Camden has trouble making friends. Camden's mom's call for help online went viral, and about 300 people showed up, in…

PCHS marching band performs during halftime at Citrus Bowl

The Pulaski County High School Golden Cougar Marching band is in sunny Orlando, Florida at the Citrus Bowl.

WDBJ7 YEAR-ENDER: Bald Eagle rescued and released into Smith Mountain Lake State Park

The young Bald Eagle was found at the Westake Country Club at Smith Mountain Lake back in June. She had fallen from the nest during the storms.

Local family makes volunteering a family tradition

One family is once again serving up something sweet for the holidays.

Local family volunteers by making smoothies at the Roanoke Rescue Mission.

Santa delivers gifts at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Santa came a little early this year, making stops at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hopsital's Pediatric and Pediatric Psychiatry wards.

Roanoke animal shelter opening its doors Christmas morning

Angels of Assisi will be open Christmas morning for those looking for a more of the holiday cheer only four-legged friends can provide.

Church provides meals to residents at apartment complex

Felicia Lomax is one of dozens living at the Indian Village Apartments that will have a brighter Christmas thanks to members of Elevation Church in Roanoke.

Lynchburg police expand non-profit community outreach effort

They show up to investigate crimes and keep people safe, but officers with the Lynchburg Police Department are trying to help their community in a different way.

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Salvation Army Angel Tree program gives 2,500 children gifts this Christmas

About 1,000 families in the Roanoke Valley will have a Merry Christmas thanks to the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program. Friday some parents picked up their gifts at the distribution center.

Radford signs 7-year-old leukemia patient to baseball team

Tuesday was a special day for Radford 7-year-old Sutton Smith, who was diagnosed with leukemia three years ago. RU Baseball Coach, Joe Raccuia, signed Sutton to a national letter of intent,…

Weatherize Roanoke aims to expand energy saving in the Roanoke Valley

City residents can get free efficiency assessments and homeowners in TAP's service area can qualify for other weatherization services

Appomattox named Team of the Year at annual Friday Football Extra banquet

The WDBJ7 Sports team wrapped up the recently completed high school football season with the Friday Football Extra awards banquet Monday at the Salem Civic Center, but it wasn't ALL football.

Lynchburg furniture store honors beloved employee with "awareness tree"

Shoppers at a Lynchburg furniture store may notice a special Christmas display this holiday season.

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Lynchburg teen's gesture delights children and staff at South Carolina hospital

Children at a South Carolina hospital are benefiting from the generosity of a teenager from Lynchburg.

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Franklin County student helps children in need for Christmas

Tis the season for giving. A Franklin County fourth grader set a perfect example with a toy drive at her school.

Masjid An-Nur Islamic Center donates money to Roanoke's Rescue Mission

A mosque is spreading goodwill to the Roanoke Rescue Mission.

Former NFL player pays tribute to alma mater in Henry County

Edward Reynolds used to play for the NFL's New England Patriots and New York Giants. Wednesday, he spent the day at his alma mater, Drewry Mason, in Henry County.

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Roanoke City inmates help with snow clean up

Danville entrepreneur giving back to those in need

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Komen Blue Ridge kicks off Big Wig fundraiser

The Omni Homestead Resort celebrates a milestone

Paula Otto

Virginia Lottery director talks "Powerball...

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Fincastle gas station has cheapest gas in the...

Goodwill Industries to unveil hospitality...

Harvester Performance Center expands show...

Woman loses half of her body weight to stay alive

Roanoke boy's birthday party goes viral,...

PCHS marching band performs during halftime at...

WDBJ7 YEAR-ENDER: Bald Eagle rescued and...

Local family volunteers by making smoothies at the Roanoke Rescue Mission.

Local family makes volunteering a family tradition

Santa delivers gifts at Carilion Roanoke...

Roanoke animal shelter opening its doors...

Church provides meals to residents at apartment...

Helping Hands 122115

Lynchburg police expand non-profit community...

Salvation Army Angel Tree program gives 2,500...

Radford signs 7-year-old leukemia patient to...

Weatherize Roanoke aims to expand energy saving...

Appomattox named Team of the Year at annual...

Awareness Tree 121115

Lynchburg furniture store honors beloved...

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Franklin County student helps children in need...

Masjid An-Nur Islamic Center donates money to...

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