| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A few area schools received big honors from Richmond Wednesday.
The Board of Education Excellence awards were given to 51 schools across the state.
The only school in Roanoke City to receive the award was Crystal Spring Elementary.
It met all...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:54 PM
A Mexican company will open a large greenhouse in Pulaski County, creating 205 jobs in the New River Valley.
Red Sun Farms will open an operation at the New River Valley Commerce Park in Pulaski County.
Governor McDonnell is expected to make the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
On one hand, the practice appears to be a good example of government efficiency and responsibility with your money. On the other, the practice is raising concerns about how fallen service members and their families are treated at veteran cemeteries around...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:17 AM
10 a.m. UPDATE: 1,262 CVEC members remain without power.
9 a.m. UPDATE: Around 3,600 Central Virginia Electric Cooperative members are without power from Wednesday's storms.
There is a downed wire affecting the Piney...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding across the WDBJ7 viewing area.
The New River Valley was especially hard hit.
Evacuations have been ordered in parts of Pulaski County, and Wythe County officials are warning of a potential dam failure that...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Abingdon 57, Tazewell 49
Alleghany 44, Staunton River 35
Atlantic Shores Christian 32, Hampton Christian 19
Atlee 59, Lee-Davis 56
Bassett 31, Patrick County 27
Blacksburg 47, Christiansburg 41
Broad Run 53, Freedom...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
A Virginia State Trooper who was intentionally hit by a car Saturday in Pulaski County was released from the hospital Monday.
Trooper J.A. Jones was seriously hurt in the incident. He was flown to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:28 AM
2:25 p.m. update: There are about Appalachian Power 95,000 customers without power.
Noon update: There are still 107,000 Appalachian Power customers without power in Virginia.
Appalachian Power says the outages...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:08 AM
Albemarle 58, Stafford 44
Altavista 51, Chatham 33
Appomattox Regional 63, Franklin 14
Bishop Sullivan 42, Kempsville 32
Broad Run 55, Osbourn 51
Brookville 67, Liberty-Bedford 43
Bruton 57, York 30
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Claytor Lake State Park in Pulaski County will be closed Saturday for a youth-managed deer hunt.
There will be no fishing, trail use, or overnight facilities available because of the hunt.
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland fisheries says it...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:27 AM
A packaging company in Pulaski County is expanding its operation in the New River Valley, and will create 100 new jobs.
Governor Bob McDonnell’s office announced Friday morning that Phoenix Packaging Operations will invest $20 million into an...