| Apr 6, 2013
| 9:52 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:40 PM
They don't even have their drivers license yet, but today some students in Botetourt County got a lesson on hybrid vehicles.
The Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team at Virginia Tech visited Read Mountain Middle School.
Students got to tour the team's first...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:52 AM
Virginia Western to offer free dual enrollment courses at area high schools.
Students will receive transferrable college credits while earning their high school diplomas.
Virginia Western Community College announces that it will offer dual enrollment...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The mystery of loud "booms" in Botetourt County has been solved.
On Tuesday night, dozens of you contacted WDBJ7 by phone and our Facebook page wondering what was generating loud noises in the Troutville area.
We looked into your reports. Botetourt...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
This crash is now clear, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Expect delays on Interstate 81 North in Botetourt County because of a tractor-trailer accident.
The accident is near mile marker 162, near the Buchanan...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:26 AM
The accident has been cleared.
Traffic was backed up to three miles at one point.
8:40 a.m.: A tractor-trailer fire is causing delays on Interstate 81 in the Arcadia part of Botetourt County.
The fire is near mile...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:07 AM
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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Virginia State Police have identified the man killed Thursday night in an accident on Route 460 in Botetourt County.
Stephen Morris of Buchanan died in the wreck. He was 30.
Investigators say around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Morris was driving the wrong...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:09 PM
AAA 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...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:36 AM
UPDATE: The tractor trailor accident is now cleared.
Route 11 is back open.
Route 11 in Troutville is completely shut down right now.
That's in Botetourt County.
| Feb 14, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Transformers help power your homes.
Appalachian Power gets them by train from Waukaushau, Wisconsin.
Only a few substations can take train deliveries, so sometimes AEP has to move them between substations.
You may have been stuck in traffic Thursday...