While it’s a topic that’s been mentioned in passing in previous meetings, the Pulaski Town Council has given traction to developing a plan for a proposed public safety facility. The council is moving toward formation of a group tasked with crafting such a plan.
Break out your bathing suit – summer’s here! The pool at Randolph Park officially opens for the summer on Saturday, so get out there and make a splash.
“Textile Industry in Pulaski” is the newest exhibit at the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Transportation Museum in Pulaski.
Air Force Maj. Gen. Randal D. Fullhart will speak Monday at the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony in Dublin. Fullhart serves as the commandment of cadets of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets. The service is at 9:30 a.m. at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery.
Several county offices and businesses will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.
Cotton. We have all seen the commercials, heard the theme song. The Fabric of Our Lives is a catchy little tune we all know, whether we admit it or not.
Corn. Tomatoes. Cucumbers. Fresh greens and herbs. What could spell out summer any better?
Officially, the Memorial Day weekend that arrives a few days from now is the start of summer but the heat of summer, along with afternoon thunderstorms, is already on us.
Memorial Day weekend kicks off Summer and a full slate of activities greets us throughout the area.
“If you feel like you’re in control (of your car), you ain’t going fast enough,” Floyd County’s Curtis Turner would say.
Rhonda Vincent’s most ambitious tour includes a stop in Floyd this week. The “Queen of Bluegrass” and her band, The Rage, will play at the fifth annual Bluegrass and BBQ Festival at Chantilly Farm on Franklin Pike Saturday, May 23.
The slight tinge of landfill gas in the air doesn’t smell like methane to Joe Levine. Instead the gas mixture, which is about half methane, has a slightly greener scent to it for the executive director of the New River Resource Authority.
Midsummer in Southwest Virginia will never be the same again, thanks to a daylong event organizers expect to be the premier attraction for the New River Valley.
A 29-year-old man who pleaded guilty in December 2013 to allowing his infant to go unfed for 10 hours, admitted Wednesday to being a drug addict.
An iconic train of our history will steam back into Roanoke next weekend after refurbishing at the North Carolina Museum of Transportation, courtesy of a massive fundraising effort.
A Dublin man received a three-year suspended prison sentence Wednesday after pleading guilty to breaking his sister’s nose during an argument in 2013.
Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts, veterans and citizens will gather Saturday at the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2069 Union to take part in the Veterans Ride for Freedom Memorial Ceremony and Run to the Wall.
Leniency when it comes to Pulaski utility deposits may be on the horizon. The Pulaski Town Council voted Tuesday to direct the town’s staff to draft an ordinance giving residents a break when it comes to utility deposits.
In Floyd County, Republican election wins are a stampede. In most cases, a primary election is just the first step of the process towards election.
The Virginia Welcome Center will be promoting Floyd during the month of June to travelers coming up I-77 North.: Floyd Press
There’s rarely an opportunity where the people spread across the 4.2 million-acre New River watershed can come together and talk about the various issues that face the waters that link them.
Some residents may have noticed antennas placed in locations around town. These water meter repeaters are part of the radio infrastructure for the new water meters. Water meter installation is expected to begin in June. Be sure to check out www.christiansburg.org/capitalprojects for the latest news and updates.