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Past articles by Garrett:

Appalachian Trail by County: Roanoke's Homeplace

WDBJ7 photojournalist Bruce Young and morning anchor Garrett Turner explore the story behind The Homeplace Restaurant's inspiration for good southern food. → Read More

Appalachian Trail by County: Amherst and the Monacan Nation

WDBJ7's Garrett Turner and photojournalist Bruce Young bring you the history of the Monacan Indian Tribe. → Read More

The sound of a culture: The Monacan Indian Tribe in Amherst County

WDBJ7's Garrett Turner and photojournalist Allen Francis share the story of the Monacan Indian Tribe through song and music. → Read More

Appalachian Trail by County: Rockbridge

WDBJ7's Garrett Turner explores the Appalachian Trail's impact on Buena Vista. → Read More

Appalachian Trail by County: Grayson's Wild Ponies

WDBJ7 Mornin' kicks off its series 'Appalachian Trail By County' and visits the wild ponies of Grayson County's highlands. → Read More

Consumer Watchdog: Late on your taxes? Here's what to do.

WDBJ7's Garrett Turner sits down with CPA Micah Fraim to talk about what to do if you're late on your taxes. → Read More

Your Hometown: Tips for first-time rock climbers

In this week's Your Hometown, we show you how you can get an adventure with an adrenaline rush and some hard work. → Read More

New pro-style cycling race coming to Roanoke

WDBJ7's Garrett Turner sits down with Roanoke Regional Partnership's Pete Eshelman to talk about the inaugural Virginia's Blueride Downtown Twilight Criterium pro-cycle race. → Read More

Foster parents needed for these newborn kittens

Kittens need foster parents and we have how you can help. → Read More

Perseverance and determination: Grandma Gatewood's story

WDBJ7's Garrett Turner and Kimberly McBroom share the story of the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail. It's a well-known accomplishment but it's Grandma Gatewood's back story many don't know about. → Read More

Your Hometown: Running season is here. Find groups to run with

In this week's Your Hometown, Garrett talks about how the warm weather has sparked the beginning of the running season. If you're interested in a social, fun group to run with you can find many throughout Southwest Virginia. → Read More

This is one of the top waterfall hikes in Southwest Virginia

WDBJ7's Garrett Turner shows you the Roaring Run waterfall. → Read More

Experienced storm damage to your home? Look at these tips before hiring.

WDBJ7's Garrett Turner sits down with the Better Business Bureau's Julie Wheeler. They go over some important tips you need to know before getting a contractor to fix your home after your storm damage. → Read More

Less heat, less bugs and less People: Winter camping offers a ton of fun

In this week's Your Hometown, WDBJ7's Garrett Turner tells you how to have a successful overnight backpacking trip. → Read More

From Nuisance to Threat: The Eastern Coyote

This article examines the history, impact and future of the coyote population in Virginia. → Read More

Hawks and owls visit WDBJ7 Mornin'

Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk North Carolina, just a short drive over the border, takes care of more than 14-hundred injured animals every year. → Read More

New Hampshire primary results are in but what do they mean? We have the breakdown here.

WDBJ7's political analyst Dr. Bob Denton breaks down the results from the New Hampshire primary. → Read More

Catch a muskie, get $20. A look at how Virginia is monitoring the fishery

Find out how the state is managing the muskellunge fishery. → Read More