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ReporterAAA reports that Virginia has some of the cheapest gas in the country. At a rest stop in Botetourt County, drivers took a quick break during their travels this holiday weekend. Some Memorial Day weekend travelers say it’s cheaper for them to...
ReporterA local vineyard honored moms on Mothers Day with a free wine tasting. Virginia Mountain Vineyard in Botetourt County handed out several selections of wine. At the wine tasting, moms could also keep their VMV souvenir wine glass. Owners of the...
Tags: Mother's Day, Wines, Viniculture
Appalachian Power and a sister company are asking state regulators to approve a $237 million upgrade in Botetourt County. The utility and AEP Appalachian Transmission Company filed a joint request Thursday with the Virginia State Corporation...
WDBJ7 ReporterWe all know if a school closes in the winter-time, it's it's probably because the roads aren't safe. But for many students all over Southwest and Central Virginia, getting to school can be unsafe every single day. Big yellow school buses can't...
E-Mail Brent Follow Brent On: Blog | Facebook | Twitter A native of Botetourt County, Brent Watts grew up watching Your Hometown News Leader, so it seemed only fitting that WDBJ7 was his only choice when searching for his first job in television. ...
Local law enforcement agencies, Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition (RAYSAC), the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Western Virginia Water Authority are partnering to collect expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for...
ReporterArbor Day brought a moment of silence for the victims of the Connecticut school shooting, and a living memorial here in southwestern Virginia. Fifth graders at Greenfield Elementary planted a flowering cherry tree Friday afternoon in front of their...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistPrescription Drug Take-Back Day Will Take Place on Saturday, April 27, 2013 Click here to find a take-back location anywhere in the United States Local law enforcement agencies, Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition (RAYSAC), the U.S. Drug...
One lane of Interstate 81 South will be closed Wednesday night between mile markers 146 and 150. Virginia Department of Transportation crews will be repairing the median. The lane closure will begin at 10 p.m., and will last until 6 a.m. Mile marker...
DALEVILLE, Va. — It is a tough uphill hike to Tinker Cliffs. The distinctive cliffs of light-colored sandstone stretch nearly half a mile atop Tinker Mountain at an elevation of 3,000 feet along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. The cliffs...
Associate Producer10:52 a.m. The two victims from Saturday's fatal crash on Route 11 in Botetourt County have been identified. David Jackson Via Jr, age 43, of Copper Hill, Virginia was the operator of a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle that also killed his passenger...
Virginia Western Community College has announced that it will offer dual enrollment (college credit) courses at public high schools for free beginning in the 2013-14 school year. According to a news release, this could save students and families...
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