A hearing was held Wednesday afternoon for the former Washington and Lee Student charged with DUI and involuntary manslaughter after he crashed an SUV carrying ten people. One of those passengers died.
It's been a tough year for Rockbridge County. On Friday night the Wildcats tried to finish strong at Northside where the Vikings were rested and ready to gain some postseason momentum after a week off.
On Thursday, most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse. The new moon will hide part of the sun from view. The eclipse will unfold slowly following its start near the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia.
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 at the Lenfest Center for the Arts.
The Dog Owners Training Club of Lynchburg and the Star City Canine Training Club of Roanoke put their canine’s skills to the test during the Agility Trials at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington. The Anderson Coliseum was filled with dogs of all breeds giving each agility course their best shot.
For the 18th year, Lexington's Sunrise Rotary Club Foundation is bringing thousands of people to the Virginia Military Institute's Parade Ground for a hot-air balloon rally and Fourth of July fireworks.
More than 250 emergency workers from across the state were honored at the Virginia Emergency Managers Association banquet on Thursday night in Hampton. WDBJ7's Melissa Gaona and Adam Ward also were recognized. Montgomery County Emergency Coordinator Neal Turner and Rockbridge County Emergency Management Coordinator Robert Foresman also were honored.