| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Crews repairing railroad tracks in Roanoke County and Botetourt County have adjusted their work schedule this week.
Here is the new schedule:
- Wednesday, Oct. 17 - Route 652 (Mountain Pass)
- Thursday, Oct. 18 - Route 651 (Stoney Battery Road)
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:46 PM
The search is on for the man who robbed the SunTrust Bank on Williamson Road Thursday afternoon in Roanoke County.
He presented a note to the teller and left with cash.
The suspect may have gotten into a blue long-bed truck with a third door, possibly...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Turnout will be critical in a tight Presidential race, and Monday Virginia Democratic leaders rolled into Roanoke with a message for the party's supporters.
Monday was the deadline for registering to vote in the November election, and that was part of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:38 PM
It's meant to lift and tighten the skin with no surgery and no down time. It's called Ultherapy. This month the Food and Drug Administration gave clearance to a new use for this ultrasound therapy: to lift the neck.
Julie Roach, like many women and...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Students know what the law states but not always why.
The 'rule of law' was the topic Monday at schools in Roanoke County and at Andrew Lewis Middle School in Salem.
Attorney Michael Pace developed the program a few years ago.
On Monday he spoke to 7th...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Eight-eight percent of the class of 2012 graduated on time, according to the Virginia Department of Education.
Also, the statewide dropout rate fell to 6.5 percent for the class of 2012, down from 7.2 percent for the class of 2011.
Highland County had a...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:40 PM
When you think about botox, eye lifts and laser treatments do women come to mind? These days the new patient isn't necessarily a she but a he.
"Number one would be upper eyelids," said Dr. Michael Breiner, a plastic surgeon in Roanoke County. Breiner'...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:53 PM
A hurricane as big as Sandy is reason enough for concern. But an even bigger concern; how much debris from last summer's fierce wind storm might compound damage from Sandy?
If Hurricane Sandy produces wind even at half the speeds of the June storm,...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:01 AM
As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, Appalachian Power outages in the WDBJ7 viewing area are down to 377.
Across the state, at least 31,000 utility customers in Virginia remain without electricity as a result of superstorm Sandy.
Dominion Virginia Power says...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:24 PM
In a northern Virginia retirement community or a Roanoke County campaign office, the two former Governors know how to work a crowd.
The political veterans have been campaigning full-time for over a year, with personal appearances across the state and a...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:40 AM
The countdown is on to Election 2012. And Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney is returning to the Roanoke Valley. Governor Romney will visit Integrity Windows in Roanoke County for a rally Thursday morning.
Frank Baumgartner is looking forward...