| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:51 AM
A wild series of events overnight led to a manhunt in Botetourt County. Joseph Horne, age 37 of Roanoke, is now in custody, but not before police say he started quite a bit of trouble.
The manhunt started around 10 p.m. Wednesday when a Pizza Hut...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A grant is growing to help bring more tourists to the region.
Monday afternoon, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling made a stop at the Taubman Museum of Art.
There, he announced a 50-thousand dollar tourism grant for the region.
The money from the...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:04 PM
The results of a state police investigation into a charge of election tampering are expected this week.
That's according to Botetourt County Commonwealth's Attorney Joel Branscom.
Assaid told News7 Sunday afternoon, he plans on continuing...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:57 PM
As the nature of crime has changed, so has crime prevention. This week, members of the Virginia Crime Prevention Association are learning about the latest crime trends at their statewide convention in Natural Bridge.
Scott Harrell is a deputy with the...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:59 PM
The Virginia Department of Transportation road crews had their hands full Monday morning.
That's because workers were out cleaning up road kill that accumulated from over the weekend.
News 7 followed VDOT as they made their way through Botetourt County...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Fincastle, VA – Lisa Moorman has been hired to fill the Tourism Coordinator position vacated in July. Her predecessor, Kevin Costello, left Botetourt to direct the Abingdon Convention and Visitors Bureau. On October 24th, Lisa joins Catherine...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:10 AM
Botetourt County is now StormReady. Chairman of the Board of Supervisors for Botetourt County, Billy Martin, accepted a StormReady road sign from Steve Keighton from the Blacksburg National Weather Service office, as part of a recognition presentation...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 2:24 PM
UPDATED: 5:25 p.m.
NEWS7's Chris Hurst spoke with Special Agent-in-Charge Tim Carden with the Drug Enforcement Agency this afternoon. He reported 600 more pounds were taken in with the event this weekend compared with last year.
All told, he says more...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 1:03 PM
NEWS7 has wall-to-wall coverage of tonight’s elections.
Tune in toNEWS7 at 5, 6 and 11 on Your Hometown Station.
Also catch NEWS7 at 10 on MY19.
In between, we will be live streaming political analysis of tonight’s races with Roanoke...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:44 AM
If you are an nTelos customer, the company is now going by a new name.
The company announced today that nTelos and FiberNet are combining to form Lumos Networks.
FiberNet is a West Virginia company that nTelos bought last year.
| Sep 11, 2011
| 6:14 PM
Communities throughout central and western Virginia paused to observe the 10th anniversary of September 11th terrorist attacks.
A sunrise ceremony started the day at Read Mountain Fire and Rescue in Botetourt County. Later, members of the department...