| Dec 22, 2011
| 7:34 AM
A new customer call center for Dominion Virginia Power will bring 150 jobs to Halifax County. The announcement was made Thursday morning in Halifax County.
The governor's office says Dominion and Fanuiel, Inc. will invest $1.5 million in the...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Governor McDonnell has announced $2.8 million in Industrial Revitalization Fund grants for six projects in the state, and four of them are in our area.
The money goes toward construction projects aimed at economic development in struggling communities....
| Dec 28, 2011
| 11:20 AM
The following are the top five local weather events in 2011 as voted on by the staff of the Blacksburg National Weather Service Office. You'll notice nearly all of the events were storm related, specifically tornadoes.
1. (Tie): The April 27th-28th...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Governor McDonnell and the Board of Education have recognized several high-performing schools in our area.
Throughout the state, 447 schools and two school divisions earned 2012 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement....
| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The Patrick Henry Patriots were back at home Friday night following a long bus trip to Martinsburg, West Virginia last week. Alan Fiddler and the Patriots trying to maintain their hold on first place in the district against Halifax County.
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Both lanes of Route 501 in Halifax County are closed.
Route 501 is closed near Route 783, Golf Course Road.
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the road is closed because of an accident involving a logging truck.
Check back later...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:20 PM
A former Virginia Tech baseball player hopes to have the next big treatment for pain relief, helping athletes and the rest of us.
Lenny Wentz is a Halifax County grad and played for Tech from 1986-90
Following a stint in the minor leagues he's...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Lani Oram is a playful second grader who loves being creative in the classroom.
"The thing I like about school is that you get to do a lot of fun stuff," Oram told News 7 Tuesday.
Recently, Oram says school has been more frightening than fun.
| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:49 AM
It's been three and a half years since a Halifax County family has seen their sister.
Hattie Brown went missing in 2009.
Now her family is talking about her disappearance in hopes someone knows where she is.
They've printed t-shirts with her picture...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Thousands of race fans from around the world are staking their seat at Virginia International Raceway to see the American Le Mans Series.
It's four days of speeding around a nearly four mile track in high class and high powered race cars.
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:34 PM
Phoebus 55, Kecoughtan 7
Woodside 27, Warwick 21
Alleghany 36 Bath County 7
Altavista 47 Cumberland 20
Annandale 32 Stuart 27
Appomattox 50 Randolph-Henry 6
Atlee 56 Patrick Henry (Ashland) 35...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Kecoughtan 41, Warwick 30
Gloucester 35, Menchville 0
Mostly public schools
Abingdon 10 Happy Valley (TN) 0
Albemarle 37 Orange 0
Altavista 35 Gretna 14
Amherst County 35 Rockbridge County 21