| Jan 14, 2013
No one imagined the destruction about to unfold as the CSS Virginia eased from its berth late on the morning of March 8, 1862, for what was supposed to be its maiden voyage.
But even as the sailors at Portsmouth’s Gosport Navy Yard prepared to...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:22 AM
As the rain tapers off Wednesday, many people welcomed the wet weather.
Sarah Baumgardner with the Western Virginia Water Authority says the water level at Carvins Cove, which was 18 inches below average for this time of year Monday is now around 3...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:06 AM
More than 12 roads had to be closed in Franklin County on Wednesday because of overnight flooding.
WDBJ7 checked out three different areas in Franklin County that the Virginia Department of Transportation had to close because of flooding.
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Environmental experts in Hampton Roads hope you will make some all-important resolutions for 2013: Resolve to Live Greener! It's important because of our close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and the many natural resources we enjoy along the Mid-...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Minerva Virginia Batten, 98, formerly of Hedgesville, W.Va., died on Jan. 2, 2013, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md.
Born Aug. 20, 1914, in Dargan, Md., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin Saylor and Mary Elizabeth Waters Saylor....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 6:28 PM
How easy is it to track how your local government is spending its money? That's the focus of a new survey from the Virginia Coalition for Open Government.
The group found out how many clicks it takes to find your city or county's budget information...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Virginia Wesleyan at Bridgewater, 7
Apprentice at Southern Virginia, 6
UNC Wilmington at William and Mary, 7
Bethel at Menchville, 7:15
Gloucester at Phoebus, 7:15...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Ruth Virginia Faith Ashton, 93, of Martinsburg, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at City Hospital.
Born May 28, 1919, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles Calvin Faith and Cora Grace Sword Faith.
She had been employed at...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:27 PM
It was unlike anything voters in Southwest Virginia had ever seen. Our part of America saw each of the four candidates for President and Vice-President, in person, most, multiple times.
It was the 2nd biggest story of 2012.
When President Obama came...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 12:30 PM
John Franchy's letter ("More restrictive gun laws are not the answer," Dec. 20) was myopic in its views and his ideas as antiquated as the weaponry that the founding fathers considered when they wrote of the Second Amendment's "right to keep and bear...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 3:53 AM
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a malicious wounding that occurred in the 800 block of Commonwealth Boulevard Martinsville, VA. On December 24, 2012 at approximately 12:06 pm the Martinsville/Henry County Communications...