| Mar 10, 2011
| 8:13 AM
A few creeks and streams across the New River Valley are overflowing their banks. The flooding has caused road closings in several areas:
The Virginia Department of Transportation says Route 724, Old Wolf Creek Road, in Giles County will...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:04 AM
A steady rain is helping firefighters put out wildfires in Virginia. More than a half-inch of rain is expected to fall throughout Wednesday.
Despite the rain, smoke from parts of the fires may be visible for days. Crews that came from 29 states will...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:31 PM
Tuesday will bring two Republican primaries in Central and Western Virginia: elections in the 21st Senate District that stretches from Roanoke to Giles County, and the new 22nd Senate District that runs from Lynchburg and Amherst County all the way to the...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 11:50 AM
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake occurred around 1:51 p.m. 41 miles NW or Richmond, Virginia and 83 miles south-west of Washington D.C.
Initial reports indicate the capitol building and pentagon were evacuated.
The quake could be felt as far as West Michigan,...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 3:02 PM
There were no hurricane concerns in Southwest Virginia on Saturday, so about 200 people loaded into boats and set out on the New River.
Lurking under the water and behind the brush, is something unwelcome.
"It's pretty bizarre what's on the bottom...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 7:10 AM
A Valentines hike nearly eight years ago resulted in a passion for one Roanoke couple for walking in the woods, along streams, and up mountains.
Kurt and Gail Rheinheimer discovered hiking is a key to their happiness. On a cool early October Saturday...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 1:03 PM
NEWS7 has wall-to-wall coverage of tonight’s elections.
Tune in toNEWS7 at 5, 6 and 11 on Your Hometown Station.
Also catch NEWS7 at 10 on MY19.
In between, we will be live streaming political analysis of tonight’s races with Roanoke...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:51 PM
VDOT says normal operations have resumed on this roadway.
An accident is causing delays for drivers on Route 460 in Giles County .
Authorities say an overturned tractor trailer has closed both westbound lanes and...
| May 13, 2011
| 12:13 PM
This is the time of year when Virginia sees more cases of ticks transmitting Lyme disease to humans. According to the Virginia Health Department several parts of this region have more cases of Lyme disease than others.
"Lynchburg for quite a few years...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 6:25 AM
PEMBROKE, Va. — It is an impressive waterfall hidden deep in an Appalachian gorge.
The Cascades drop 66 feet on Little Stony Creek in the Cascades Recreation Area of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest in southwestern Virginia....
| 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.