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  • Woman hurt in Botetourt County car wreck

    Woman hurt in Botetourt County car wreck
    A woman is hurt after a wreck on Interstate-81 in Botetourt County.    Virginia State Police say the crash happened around 8:30 Thursday night.    Police say Tammy Bartley was headed south about two miles north of 220.    She fell asleep and ran her...
  • UPDATE: Accident cleared on Interstate 81 South in Botetourt County

    UPDATE: Accident cleared on Interstate 81 South in Botetourt County
    The accident has been cleared. Traffic is moving again. ----------------------- The Virginia Department of Transportation says you can expect major traffic delays on Interstate 81 South in Botetourt County. An accident is causing a traffic jam. The...
  • Tractor-trailer accident on I-81 in Botetourt County slowing traffic

    Tractor-trailer accident on I-81 in Botetourt County slowing traffic
    A tractor-trailer accident has closed one lane of traffic on Interstate 81 North in Botetourt County. The accident is just south of Exit 168. The north left lane is closed. The tractor-trailer is in the median. The Virginia Department of...
  • Water supply strong in central and western Virginia

    Water supply strong in central and western Virginia
    Large parts of the country are suffering from drought, and here in this area conditions are abnormally dry, but that hasn't affected the drinking water supply in the Roanoke Valley.   The fish weren't biting, but that was not a problem for Kirby Adams and...
  • UPDATE: Accident cleared on Interstate 81 North in Botetourt County

    UPDATE: Accident cleared on Interstate 81 North in Botetourt County
    The accident on Interstate 81 North in Botetourt County has been cleared. ------------------------ A tractor-trailer accident on Interstate 81 North is slowing traffic. The accident is about three miles north of Exit 162. The Virginia Department of...
  • National Drug Takeback Day is Saturday

    National Drug Takeback Day is Saturday
    Saturday is National Prescription Drug Takeback Day, and several hometowns in our area are participating. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, about 377,000 pounds of prescription drugs were turned in across the country during the last...
  • UPDATE: Two killed in Botetourt County wreck identified

    UPDATE: Two killed  in Botetourt County wreck identified
    10:52 a.m. The two victims from Saturday's fatal crash on Route 11 in Botetourt County have been identified. David Jackson Via Jr, age 43, of Copper Hill, Virginia was the operator of a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle that also killed his passenger...
  • Students get inside look at hybrid energy car

    Students get inside look at hybrid energy car
    They don't even have their drivers license yet, but today some students in Botetourt County got a lesson on hybrid vehicles. The Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team at Virginia Tech visited Read Mountain Middle School. Students got to tour the team's first...
  • Earn college credits while in high school

    Earn college credits while in high school
    Virginia Western to offer free dual enrollment courses at area high schools. Students will receive transferrable college credits while earning their high school diplomas. Virginia Western Community College announces that it will offer dual enrollment...
  • Mystery of booms heard Monday night in Botetourt County solved

    Mystery of booms heard Monday night in Botetourt County solved
    The mystery of loud "booms" in Botetourt County has been solved. On Tuesday night, dozens of you contacted WDBJ7 by phone and our Facebook page wondering what was generating loud noises in the Troutville area. We looked into your reports. Botetourt...
  • UPDATE: Tractor-trailer fire cleared from I-81 North in Botetourt County

    UPDATE: Tractor-trailer fire cleared from I-81 North in Botetourt County
    The accident has been cleared. Traffic was backed up to three miles at one point. ============================= 8:40 a.m.: A tractor-trailer fire is causing delays on Interstate 81 in the Arcadia part of Botetourt County. The fire is near mile...