| Dec 21, 2011
| 12:58 PM
For the first time in over a century, a rare, and strong earthquake shook the eastern United States in August, rattling buildings and nerves.
Since earthquakes are uncommon in Virginia, the 5.8 magnitude earthquake left many stunned.
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Blacksburg police say three men were charged with breaking and entering Wednesday night including Virginia Tech kicker, Cody Journell. Also arrested were Matthew Dunton and Matthew Brady. All three men are in the Montgomery County jail.
| Dec 26, 2011
| 5:06 PM
A southwest Virginia musician will be rubbing elbows with some of music's biggest names at the Grammys.
D.J. Cox is a guitarist from Pulaski County. His band was recently nominated for a Grammy.
News7 caught up with the musician when he returned home...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:33 PM
UPDATE Tuesday 11:00 a.m.: A Pembroke man has been charged with shooting another man in the face Monday.
Walter Lee Jones Jr. is being held at the New River Valley Regional Jail without bond.
The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday.
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:46 AM
UPDATE 11:40 a.m. Tuesday:
The Virginia Department of Transportation is still asking drivers to remain cautious this afternoon.
VDOT is reporting icy patches on roads in Floyd, Giles, Montgomery and Pulaski counties.
In Carroll County, there is a...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:29 PM
A non-profit agency that gets your tax dollars to help low income people find housing is in trouble with the IRS.
The Giles County Housing and Development Corporation owes nearly a quarter of a million dollars in upaid taxes and fees. Now corporation...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Scientists say there is no link between a controversial natural gas drilling technique and the Virginia earthquake that rattled the East Coast in August.
“Let’s be very clear: fracking did not cause the Virginia earthquake,” said...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Flood watches continue through the Wednesday evening, and for several residents in Giles County, those warnings are especially concerning.
Steady rain worries Gail Cox.
"Oh no, not again," she said as she looked up at the rain clouds.
| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:51 AM
In our Election 2012 coverage, we focus on the 9th Congressional District. It is located in the southwestern portion of the state and it includes Montgomery, Pulaski, Giles, Floyd and Craig Counties and parts of Henry and Roanoke Counties.
| May 9, 2012
| 2:27 PM
The preliminary hearing for suspended Virginia Tech kicker Cody Journell has been continued until May 21, according to online court records.
Journell was scheduled to appear in court Thursday.
He has been charged with felony larceny for breaking and...
| May 11, 2012
| 3:24 PM
State wildlife experts want to make sure it doesn't happen again.
They are taking action after a bear cub found along a Giles County road was euthanized.
"Certainly a lot of people were disappointed and outraged that apparently healthy cubs were...
| May 17, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Giles County has been chosen as the location to film the movie "Wish You Well," it was announced Thursday.
The movie is based on writer David Baldacci's novel.
The movie is scheduled to begin shooting in Giles County this fall.