| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:30 PM
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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. ...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 7:19 PM
Redistricting is an ugly process, one that almost always leaves bruised feelings among the minority party.
And that's playing out in both chambers of the General Assembly this week. Republicans control the House of Delegates and have eliminated the...
| Jun 4, 2012
The images of the Hampton, Virginia tornado seem sureal. The ominous clouds and spinning debris. National Weather Service (NWS) rated the waterspout/tornado near Hampton an EF-1, with 98mph winds.
According to the NWS, the tornado began as a waterspout...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 5:44 AM
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.
| May 21, 2010
| 8:02 AM
February 24, 2012
If you watched the 5:00 news on Thursday, you may have seen me delivering a live report while driving a car. That was not a trick. I really was driving and communicating live with Jean Jadhon. Given all the amazing technology that&...