| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:11 PM
The high school football season is officially underway. In Roanoke, the season begins with talk of a lawsuit over the school system's tough schedule for football and other sports.
Patrick Henry and William Fleming High Schools are Triple A schools. ...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 12:54 PM
A Halifax County bridge has been closed after failing an inspection by the Virginia Department of Transportation.
The bridge is over the railroad on Route 724 in the Scottsburg part of the county.
According to VDOT, the bridge previously was posted with...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Both lanes of Route 501 in Halifax County are closed.
Route 501 is closed near Route 783, Golf Course Road.
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the road is closed because of an accident involving a logging truck.
Check back later...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:20 PM
A former Virginia Tech baseball player hopes to have the next big treatment for pain relief, helping athletes and the rest of us.
Lenny Wentz is a Halifax County grad and played for Tech from 1986-90
Following a stint in the minor leagues he's...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Lani Oram is a playful second grader who loves being creative in the classroom.
"The thing I like about school is that you get to do a lot of fun stuff," Oram told News 7 Tuesday.
Recently, Oram says school has been more frightening than fun.
| Apr 30, 2008
| 6:52 AM
The National Weather Service in Wakefield has confirmed that a seventh tornado -- this one in Mathews -- touched down Monday during a flurry of storms that devastated southeastern Virginia.
The tornado touched down in Mathews County, it was a category...