Ashley Boles, WDBJ7

Ashley Boles


Roanoke, VA, United States

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Past articles by Ashley:

Hurry up and wait: Day in the life of a deputy marshal for the US Marshals Service

A deputy marshal gives a WDBJ7 reporter a ride-along to see what a day in the life of a deputy marshal is like. → Read More

Liberty Trust hotel opens in downtown Roanoke

the cost for a room ranges from $160 to $500 per night. → Read More

William Byrd senior recovers after ACL surgery, scores 1,000th point

Emilie McCaskill was determined to play her senior basketball season after tearing her ACL. → Read More

Book lady hits milestone toward book donation goal

The book lady continues to buy books with her money to give away, simply because she loves reading → Read More

Body left for several days found along road in Martinsville

According to police, a person walking along Smith Lake Rd. found the body → Read More

Macado’s owner purchases old Roanoke Times press building, plans to develop luxury apartments

Roanoke Time's old press building purchased by Macado's owner, who plans to turn it into apartments. → Read More

Roanoke couple brings new extreme air sports facility to their hometown

Defy Roanoke set to open in Roanoke this summer. → Read More

Bridgewater College officers laid to rest

A joint service was held Wednesday for officers Painter and Jefferson. → Read More

Roanoke mom speaks to Gun Violence Prevention Commission about a shooting that injured her son

The Gun Violence Commission meeting featured several guest speakers who shared personal instances of how gun violence has affected them. → Read More

Roanoke City leaders respond to another weekend of violence

Mayor Lea wants to see church leaders and parents step up more when it comes to the violence issue in Roanoke. → Read More

FBI Richmond plans for virtual Interfaith Awareness Brief

First ever Interfaith Awareness Brief set to take place later this week → Read More

Bridgewater community reacts to campus shooting

Community members react to the shootings that took place on the Bridgewater campus Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Roanoke Fire and EMS struggles with increase in call volume and decrease in staff

According to chief David Hoback, fewer applications are coming in to the department and more people are retiring sooner than they used to. → Read More

President and CEO of Carilion Clinic, Nancy Agee, reflects on 2021

WDBJ7 sits down one on one with Nancy Agee to discuss 2021. → Read More

Roanoke residents, businesses express concerns over parking in downtown with leftover snow

Parking in downtown is limited right now due to snowbanks, but the city says they're getting addressed. → Read More

Gun Violence Prevention Commission goes over recent survey, 2021 statistics during first meeting of the year

Gun Violence Prevention Commission meets for the first time in 2022 Tuesday night. → Read More

Roanoke’s plastic bag tax is still causing confusion for city shoppers. We’ve got answers to your questions.

Roanoke City Bag Tax has been in place for 4 days and is already causing some shoppers headaches. We get some questions answered from a city spokesperson. → Read More

Salem man spends decades making wood carvings, specifically of Santa

“I’ve had a pocket knife in my pocket since I was 8 years old; you use a pocket knife for everything,” → Read More

First of settlement funds deposited into new Virginia Opioid Abatement Authority

Attorney General Mark Herring says a group of experts who understand recovery will direct the funds. → Read More

Trial begins in Giles Co. for Narrows officer charged with involuntary manslaughter

Trial begins for Narrows police officer charged with involuntary manslaughter. → Read More