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 Terry McAuliffe today congratulated nine Virginia counties that received top rankings in the 2014 Digital Counties Survey.
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
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(…)
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.
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’s Virginia Burggraf, the Marcella Griggs Endowed Professor of Gerontological Nursing, was named to a 2014 Fellow by the Gerontological Society of America.
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(…)
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(…)
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(…)
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(…)
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.
During the first few years of FloydFest, patrons could drive their cars right onto the site, park them and set up camp.
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.
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.
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.