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Scholarship donations for Alison Parker and Adam Ward rising

Money and pledges keep coming in for the scholarships honoring Alison Parker and Adam Ward.

Washington & Lee students help build home in Roanoke

Students from Washington & Lee University are working hard to build a home for a family in Roanoke.

Washington & Lee students help build home in Roanoke

Flying Tigers crewman shares his story

Some veterans took a walk down memory lane in Roanoke. A group of veterans meets on the first Wednesday of every month at The Roanoker Restaurant so they can eat lunch and share stories.

Flying Tigers crewman shares his story

Salem High School teacher pays tribute to Adam Ward

Grant Smythers is paying tribute to Adam Ward.

Adam Ward's high school teacher writes poem

Salem box seats available for 2015 school year

Sports fans have the chance to score some box seats for the upcoming high school football season in Salem.This is the second year Salem’s school system is offering these boxes to the general…

Salem box seats still available for 2015 school year

Local company supports sick veteran's mission with custom donation

The project almost didn't happen, but the owner of Signarama said he and his employees stepped up to do the right thing.

Roanoke teenagers show what it means to #payitforward, video goes viral

Two guys, one camera and some Subway sandwiches. It’s the ingredients for a social media sensation and so much more. WDBJ 7’s Nadine Maeser found Dylan Furrow and Levi Cornett on social media…

Roanoke teenagers meet, feed homeless people

Cave Spring's 65th knight has inspiring story

It's a tradition going all the way back to 1961.

Cave Spring High reveals 65th Knight

Dublin woman wins $100,000 from Virginia Lottery

After a store owner checked a Dublin woman’s Cash 5 lottery ticket, he gave her quite the reaction.

100 year old Danville man stays active on the golf course

He just turned 100 years old but that's not stopping one Danville man from hitting the golf ball three days a week.

A Roanoke salon gives kids free haircuts to start the new school year

Some kids in our area are starting the new school year with fresh haircuts, thanks to one salon.

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Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center helps falcon recover from injury

A unique bird is recovering from a serious injury, thanks to the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center. The center received a call a couple of weeks ago regarding an injured bird after some people…

Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center helps falcon recover from injury

Eastmont Tomato Festival brings family, foodies together

Tomato, to-mah-to. However you say it, you'll find plenty of them at Saturday's eighth annual Eastmont Tomato Festival.

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Roanoke job fair helps people land full-time employment

WDBJ 7 is learning just how successful a recent job fair in Roanoke was for dozens of unemployed people. Community Cultivators Incorporated organized and put on the event "Putting Roanoke Back…

Job fair helps nearly 20 people find employment

Hunting Hills County Club wants your help breaking world record

Organizers are looking for more people to help with an attempt to break the world record for the largest tennis tournament. The current record is 256 people.

Salem Red Sox holding military appreciation night Aug. 29

The Tickets for Troops Initiative lets fans make a $5 donation to help send a member of the armed forces and their loved ones to the game against the Potomac Nationals.

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Lynchburg man wins $2.5 million from the Virginia Lottery

After Terrence Spencer scratched off a $2.5 million winning lottery ticket, he didn’t think it was true.

Patrick County deputies give a boy a surprise he’ll never forget

A series of unfortunate events took a happy turn in Patrick County.

Company replaces turf field in Salem

The city of Salem is getting a brand new turf field. According to city officials, turf at the city’s sports complex was installed back in 2008.

Company replaces turf field in Salem

Roanoke PD uses National Night Out to build upon community trust

National Night Out is an annual nationwide effort to put police officers in neighborhoods making positive interactions that will hopefully lead to better communities.

On-time graduation rates continue to increase in Roanoke City Schools

Roanoke City Schools are making great strides when it comes to getting students to graduate on time. Superintendent Rita Bishop released the latest numbers Monday morning at a joint meeting…

On-time graduation rates increase in Roanoke City Schools

Construction continues at Round Hill Elementary School

Construction is moving along at Round Hill Elementary School in Roanoke. So far this summer, construction crews have managed to build 12 new classrooms, renovate six existing classrooms and…

Construction underway at Round Hill Elementary School

Salem brewery takes it upon themselves to help Roanoke Rescue Mission

The Roanoke Rescue Mission hasn't received as many donations as it would have liked to for its annual Back 2 School Blast event. Parkway Brewing saw the call for donations on Facebook and…

Mother, daughter organize candlelight vigil for Lyon sisters on Taylor's Mountain

The community on Taylor's Mountain is coming together to remember the Lyon Sisters. Katherine and Sheila Lyon disappeared back in 1975, but they've been making headlines because of some big…

Candlelight vigil will honor Lyon sisters

At the 'Donning of the Blazers,' 24 boys become young men

The Renaissance Academy teaches young boys citizenship, character, and a drive to serve others.

Blacksburg IT firm wants your donations to cut 20+ inches of hair

New River Computing is hosting the fundraiser and will give all donations to the Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley.

Street rally connects Roanoke residents to employers

Community Cultivators Incorporated is trying to put Roanoke back to work. A street rally/job fair took place Friday along Melrose Avenue in Roanoke.

Street rally connects residents with employers

Salem Red Sox helps raise money for Smiles Forever Animal Rescue

The Salem Red Sox are playing for some four legged fans this weekend. Volunteers from Smiles Forever Animal Rescue will be serving food and drinks at the game on Sunday.

Salem Red Sox help raise money for animal rescue

Science Museum of Western Virginia starts bug zoo in Butterfly Garden

The Science Museum of Western Virginia has some new guests in town.

New Roanoke museum exhibit features bugs

Award-winning children's author, artist speaks in Roanoke

An award-winning children's author and artist made a stop in Roanoke Thursday night. Kadir Nelson spoke to children and adults at Community High School.

Award-winning author speaks in Roanoke

Organizers happy that basketball camp keeps kids off the streets and on the court

A summer camp for kids that teaches more than just basketball.

Basketball camp aims to keep kids off streets and on the court

Virginia Tech Career Outfitters collecting professional clothing for students

What you wear into a job interview can make a big difference in confidence and chances of getting an offer.

Clothing drive to benefit Virginia Tech students

Lynchburg woman's 47-year stint at CVCC takes her from student to Vice President

A Lynchburg woman is proving employees at the bottom of a workplace can eventually rise to the top.

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Roanoke City changes recycling program to single stream

Roanoke City residents will soon see changes to the way they can recycle. Officials are switching to a single stream recycling program.

Disabled Bedford veteran receives help from comrades during difficult time

Military veterans come to the aid of a comrade in Bedford County.

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Scholarship donations for Alison Parker and...

Washington & Lee students help build home in Roanoke

Washington & Lee students help build home in...

Flying Tigers crewman shares his story

Flying Tigers crewman shares his story

Adam Ward's high school teacher writes poem

Salem High School teacher pays tribute to Adam...

Salem box seats still available for 2015 school year

Salem box seats available for 2015 school year

Local company supports sick veteran's mission...

Roanoke teenagers meet, feed homeless people

Roanoke teenagers show what it means to #...

Cave Spring High reveals 65th Knight

Cave Spring's 65th knight has inspiring story

Dublin woman wins $100,000 from Virginia Lottery

100 year old Danville man stays active on the...

Cuts For The Community

A Roanoke salon gives kids free haircuts to...

Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center helps falcon recover from injury

Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center helps falcon...

Tomatoes

Eastmont Tomato Festival brings family,...

Job fair helps nearly 20 people find employment

Roanoke job fair helps people land full-time...

Hunting Hills County Club wants your help...

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Salem Red Sox holding military appreciation...

Lynchburg man wins $2.5 million from the...

Patrick County deputies give a boy a surprise...

Company replaces turf field in Salem

Company replaces turf field in Salem

Roanoke PD uses National Night Out to build...

On-time graduation rates increase in Roanoke City Schools

On-time graduation rates continue to increase...

Construction underway at Round Hill Elementary School

Construction continues at Round Hill Elementary...

Salem brewery takes it upon themselves to help...

Candlelight vigil will honor Lyon sisters

Mother, daughter organize candlelight vigil...

At the 'Donning of the Blazers,' 24 boys...

Blacksburg IT firm wants your donations to cut...

Street rally connects residents with employers

Street rally connects Roanoke residents to...

Salem Red Sox help raise money for animal rescue

Salem Red Sox helps raise money for Smiles...

New Roanoke museum exhibit features bugs

Science Museum of Western Virginia starts bug...

Award-winning author speaks in Roanoke

Award-winning children's author, artist speaks...

Basketball camp aims to keep kids off streets and on the court

Organizers happy that basketball camp keeps...

Clothing drive to benefit Virginia Tech students

Virginia Tech Career Outfitters collecting...

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Lynchburg woman's 47-year stint at CVCC takes...

Roanoke City changes recycling program to...

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Disabled Bedford veteran receives help from...

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