It's been weeks since WDBJ7 lost photographer Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker in a senseless act of violence, but the community is already coming together to remember their lives. The Adam and Alison Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, October 3 at Blue Hills Golf Course in Roanoke County.
Denise Thrasher says she lost her job last year and doesn't have health insurance. She relies on help from the Free Clinic of Franklin County to treat blood clots forming in her legs and for medication.
At noon Saturday, a permanent memorial will be dedicated. Following the dedication, Bridgewater Plaza asks all in attendance to join hands and create a circle of support around the entire Plaza. Boaters are asked to form a circle out into the cove.
The Smith Mountain Lake Community rallied around Vicki Gardner Friday night. She survived the shooting that killed our friends and co-workers Alison Parker and Adam ward. Vicki was discharged from the hospital earlier in the week and her friends were eagerly waiting to welcome her home.
January 10, 2015 was a cold day to take a dip in the icy waters of Smith Mountain Lake! However, it was all in the name of a good cause. About 20 people showed up for the Glacier Plunge to raise money for the Franklin County YMCA.