| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:47 AM
When you go to work are you dressing appropriately?
One superintendent in Southern Virginia says his employees aren't.
Teachers, staff and volunteers in the Pittsylvania County school system have been told a new dress code is in the works for next...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:48 PM
A volunteer firefighter from Pittsylvania County is on his way to West, Texas, to help rebuild the town devastated by the deadly fertilizer plant explosion last week.
The blast left 14 dead and more than 200 people hurt, including first responders....
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Hundreds of kids learned the business of the livestock trade Friday during the 65th annual Junior Livestock Show.
"My steer is Bart which is short for Bartholomew and my heifer is Bessie," said Jessica Wilkerson.
Wilkerson is an old pro in the...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 1:02 PM
A man from Pittsylvania County is in jail tonight after a deadly shooting on the campus of Longwood University Saturday night.
State Police say Darryl Elmore shot and killed a man from Mechanicsville in a trailer on a construction site at Lancer Park, a...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:05 AM
We know more about a deadly shooting at a Virginia college that involved a man from Pittsylvania County.
Darryl Elmore, of Hurt, is accused of shooting and killing John Robles of Mechanicsville.
It happened Saturday night at a construction site...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:46 PM
WDBJ7 has learned how the Pittsylvania County school board could to deal with new school security upgrades.
The board met Tuesday evening to discuss the seven ideas the sheriff suggested.
The only two ideas the board can agree on would be putting...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Farmers in southern Virginia are keeping one eye on the sky, as a wet spring continues to complicate their operations.
The moisture has been a benefit for crops already in the ground, but the frequent rains have put many of the area's tobacco farmers...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:51 AM
A fox in Danville has tested positive for rabies.
The fox was found in the Fairlawn Drive part of the city.
According to the Virginia Department of Health, rabies is preventable in animals through vaccinations, but fatal to both animals and humans...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:28 PM
A Pittsylvania County man is $50,000 richer, after winning a national radio contest.
Stephen Johnson of Gretna won the grand prize in the "John Boy and Billy Money" contest.
The John Boy and Billy Big Show is a national radio show that airs weekday...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Six, not 16 positions for school resource officers are open in Pittsylvania County.
It's a small move in a large school safety plan the sheriff wanted installed immediately.
Supervisors voted to apply for a grant that will fund half a dozen officers....
| May 17, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Tobacco farmers are wishing today's rain never came.
Recent storms have kept them from planting on time, now they're using all farm hands before it's too late.
Ray Emerson and his crew were out early this morning planting rows of tobacco at his...