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My name is Gena Fuqua and I’m the Production Manager at WDBJ7. I’m also a Taurus and avid reader. One thing I’m not is a gardener. So you can imagine my surprise when I was placed in charge of bringing back the WDBJ7 Hometown Garden....
Tags: Gardening, Lifestyle and Leisure
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
WDBJ7 anchor/reporterThe Taubman Museum is always a buzz with new exhibits, but Friday, it was short films that got people's attention. The third annual "Bikeshorts Film Festival" has gotten interest from all over the country and the world. Applicants submitted films no...
Tags: Festive Events, Arts, Arts and Culture, Entertainment, Movies
WDBJ7 ReporterHis friends call him Dink. "I'm a pack rat. Known to be," said Dink Gardner. He's got a story or two. "I love to tell people I was in a motorized vehicle, driving it and had Mr. Earnhardt saying, 'slow this thing down,'" Gardner said. Most of the time...
WDBJ7 ReporterIt's not the newest technology but solar powered panels are a new way of keeping the lights on NASCAR has never seen before. "NASCAR is not the traditionally thought of as the most green sport. You think of the fossil fuels the oils the high octane...
WDBJ7 ReporterFloating lights in Danville's night sky are causing a ruckus. Once a week at dusk some people say a UFO, of sorts, flies over parts of the city. It's something that you're more likely to see in a Sci-Fi movie, not hovering over Danville. These flashing...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterAll this rain has been a good thing for homeowners - it's making lawns look lush and starting to green up. But an ounce of prevention now, will ensure an enviably yard later. This is the time of year to tackle weeds and prune ornamental grasses and rose...
Tags: Gardening, Lifestyle and Leisure
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefShe was once married to the richest man in America, and lived in a large mansion outside Charlottesville. Today Patricia Kluge is broke, and almost everything she owns is being sold. "It's very unique to have this type of auction, especially here...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefIs your family stuck at home with nothing to do this week? A group in Bedford wants to get your kids off the couch, and get them excited about an old hobby. "I love trains, and I love people," said Wallace Post, a retired rail engineer and model train...
ReporterFall lawn care is important if you want your yard to look its best next spring. Now is the time of year to get outside and get to work. Mark Burton, horticulturist for the Turf and Gardening Store in Roanoke, say a little effort will go a long...
ReporterA workshop is coming up to help people get into water-wise gardening. The Virginia cooperative extension master gardeners are hosting the clinic called "Keeping the green in your garden and your wallet." The workshop is Saturday, October 15...
Tags: Gardening, Water Supply
Anchor/ReporterMany in Northwest Roanoke fought hard to keep Countryside Golf course in place. Since that didn't happen new offers are turning up for the property. Roanoke's City Council has received three letters of interest. One from the Northwest Recreation Club...
Tags: Sports, Golf, Lifestyle and Leisure
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