Woman, 2 children injured in Pulaski County Accident

Woman, 2 children injured in Pulaski County Accident

Three people, including two children, were hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash in Pulaski County on Friday morning. The driver was charged with driving under the influence of drugs.

Governor McAuliffe Congratulates Nine Virginia Counties

Governor McAuliffe Congratulates Nine Virginia Counties

Governor Terry McAuliffe today congratulated nine Virginia counties that received top rankings in the 2014 Digital Counties Survey.

Citizens protest proposed natural gas pipeline

Citizens protest proposed natural gas pipeline

An overflow crowd packed the meeting room of the Floyd County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night and all who spoke during the public comment period about the proposed natural gas pipeline that will run through the middle of the county expressed concern and opposition to the project. More at Floyd Press

7/29: Solarize Floyd community meeting

7/29: Solarize Floyd community meeting

Solarize Floyd, a community based group interested in increasing the solar generating capacity in Floyd County, will hold a community meeting to launch the program on Tuesday, July 29 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Hotel Floyd’s first floor conference room. Solarize Floyd is partnering with the Community Power Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping(…)

I-81 South blocked by accident at Exit 118

I-81 South blocked by accident at Exit 118

A tractor-trailer wreck on Interstate 81 South in Christiansburg has the center and right lanes blocked near Exit 118 on Friday morning. The left lane has reopened. That’s close to the Route 11 junction. Drivers can expect a three-mile backup. The wreck happened around 7:45 a.m.

Christiansburg Alumni Return to Honor 3 Educators

Christiansburg Alumni Return to Honor 3 Educators

Christiansburg Alumni Return will honor three educators, Erma Jones, Jan Marks and Gary McCoy, at its sixth annual event next month.

California company issues fruit recall affecting grocers in Virginia

California company issues fruit recall affecting grocers in Virginia

Many grocery stores operating in the Roanoke region have issued recall notices, and some are printing information on customer receipts asking them to check fruits they may have purchased. Here’s a list of some stores in the Roanoke area that have notices posted online. Kroger  Food Lion  Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club 

Radford University professor named Fellow by Gerontological Society

Radford University professor named Fellow by Gerontological Society

Radford University’s Virginia Burggraf, the Marcella Griggs Endowed Professor of Gerontological Nursing, was named to a 2014 Fellow by the Gerontological Society of America.

Hokies help students deal with conflict

Hokies help students deal with conflict

Next month, Virginia Tech running back Trey Edmunds’ focus will be on preparing for a season of upcoming gridiron battles.

FloydFest artist Michael Franti, uses voice to inspire others

FloydFest artist Michael Franti, uses voice to inspire others

The music and fun continued at FloydFest Thursday. Thousands of people are expected to attend this year’s event. This music festival obviously has a positive economic impact on the local economy but people are also using a love for music to positively impact the lives of others. Artist Michael Franti said FloydFest is a way(…)

Bob Abraham Exhibit

Bob Abraham Exhibit

The Christiansburg Aquatic Center will host an exhibition for local photographer, Bob Abraham, on Sunday, August 10 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Gillespie on Proposed Health Insurance Rate Increases

Gillespie on Proposed Health Insurance Rate Increases

As Virginians got news that their health insurance premiums could rise by double-digits next year despite Senator Warner’s promises, Warner “did not respond to a request for comment.” Ed Gillespie issued the following statement: “Mark Warner said the most important thing that health care reform would do was lower costs. This week we learned that(…)

Telephone Scam Reported

Telephone Scam Reported

The Pulaski Police Department would like to warn the public of a current telephone scam targeting senior citizens. The caller will congratulate the senior victim for winning the lottery, a sweepstakes, or a new car.

Griffith to IRS: “You’re Not Fooling Anybody”

Griffith to IRS: “You’re Not Fooling Anybody”

On Thursday, July 24, 2014, Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) took to the floor of the House of Representatives to discuss ongoing Congressional investigations into the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal.

Photography & History Shine in Floyd

Photography & History Shine in Floyd

The focus during August and September in Floyd is the point where photography and history intersect. The next show to be exhibited at Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts Hayloft Gallery, August 9 – Sept. 27 (with the opening reception to be held on August 9 from 5 – 8 PM) will be Civil War(…)

9/9: Wounded Warrior Fundraiser

9/9: Wounded Warrior Fundraiser

Business Fraternity Delta Sigma Pi is hosting a fundraiser at the local BT’s Restaurant to raise money for their philanthropy of the Wounded Warrior Project. For every 7$ you spend, BT’s will donate 1$ to the cause. The event is on September 9th, 2014 from 5-9 PM. Come enjoy great food and drinks and support(…)

Floydfest attracts people from all walks of life

Floydfest attracts people from all walks of life

FloydFest 13 kicked off on Wednesday. Thousands of people from different walks of life will attend various events.

More than 100,000 Virginians to receive health insurance refunds

More than 100,000 Virginians to receive health insurance refunds

About 105,000 consumers in Virginia are receiving a total of $8.9 million in refunds from their health insurance plans under a provision of the Affordable Care Act.

FloydFest’s new parking includes smooth shuttle rides

FloydFest’s new parking includes smooth shuttle rides

During the first few years of FloydFest, patrons could drive their cars right onto the site, park them and set up camp.

Virginia’s Official talks about Blacksburg’s tech scene

Virginia’s Official talks about Blacksburg’s tech scene

Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones said it had been about a decade since his last visit. The man who oversees economic development across the state has heard about the burgeoning technology scene here, but this week was his first chance to see it taking shape firsthand.

Officials wait to hear impact of state revenue shortfall

Officials wait to hear impact of state revenue shortfall

Virginia Tech, Radford University and other public institutions avoided a state government shutdown last month that could have led to short- or long-term funding cuts, but a larger-than-expected state budget shortfall announced last week might still require cuts to higher education.

‘Spamalot’ heralds changes for Blacksburg theater group

‘Spamalot’ heralds changes for Blacksburg theater group

Earlier this week, it was said that what happens in Camelot, stays in Camelot. Of course, it was also said that your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries.