| 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.
| Jul 20, 2011
| 1:46 PM
"He's yelling: 'What can I do?' And I'm saying: 'Just shoot!'"
Panzie Whittaker vividly remembers the fox attack.
"I yelled at it to go but it didn’t move. It slowly started to walk toward me, and I'm thinking: 'This is not happening'," said...
| 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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
The movie company that made "Lake Effects"at Smith Mountain Lake last summer, is headed back to the area for it's newest movie called "Wish You Well."
Life Out Loud Films has narrowed down the movie locations to four places in Southwest Virginia:...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 1:47 PM
It's a growing trend. In recent years, more and more land-owners are choosing to protect their rural property from future development.
Even in the rain, Ed Robertson's property is pretty.
"About everybody who comes up in here and goes over the...