10/31: Trunk or Treat

10/31: Trunk or Treat

Please join us for our 3rd annual TRUNK OR TREAT! This year we will also have a Chili Cook-Off as well as a Photo Booth! Bring the whole family for a night of SAFE FUN! Be sure to register for prize giveaways including a Galaxy Tab 3 and plenty of other great prizes. Share and […]

Lying about cancer to raise money nets probation

Lying about cancer to raise money nets probation

A Christiansburg woman has been placed on 12 months of probation for spending money collected for her after she lied about having cancer.

11/15: Weather Service Open House

11/15: Weather Service Open House

On Saturday, November 15th, 2014 from 10 am – 3 pm the National Weather Service in Blacksburg will be hosting an open house.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Informational Meeting

Mountain Valley Pipeline Informational Meeting

Tuesday, October 28 7:00 pm Blacksburg Unitarian Universalist Congregation 1301 Gladewood Drive NW, Blacksburg, VA.

2014 Southern Christmas Show Trip Announced­­

2014 Southern Christmas Show Trip Announced­­

The Radford Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Sunshine Tours bus trip to the Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, November 19th. The bus will depart at 6:00 a.m.

Marine ROTC training Saturday to include rubber M-16s

Marine ROTC training Saturday to include rubber M-16s

As part of the Marine ROTC Field Exercise this Saturday, Oct. 25, cadets may be visible using rubber M-16s around the Corps of Cadets obstacle course on Smithfield Road from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. The training rifles are rubber and have no firing mechanism. For more information please contact Maj. Martin of the Marine […]

SEEDS for Kids

SEEDS for Kids

SEEDS has a host of engaging activities and programs coming up this week. Come explore and play, use your senses, do crafts, read and tell stories, and learn about the living world around you.

Virginia Tech Police Chief shares FBI experience with terrorism

Virginia Tech Police Chief shares FBI experience with terrorism

Kevin Foust wears the uniform of the Virginia Tech Police Department, but on September 11th, 2001 he was an FBI agent supervising an international terrorism squad.

10/24: Walk-in Flu Clinics

10/24: Walk-in Flu Clinics

Walk-in flu clinics will be held around the New River Valley on Friday, October 24th. No appointments are necessary.

U.S. 460 crash at North Main Street intersection spurs delegate to act

U.S. 460 crash at North Main Street intersection spurs delegate to act

The scene of a completely mangled car and two others with their front ends caved in moved Del. Joseph Yost to action.

Christiansburg council perplexed by town’s land-water divide

Christiansburg council perplexed by town’s land-water divide

Officials are trying to bridge the town’s land-water divide. At issue are the finances of the Christiansburg Aquatic Center, which opened in 2010 to immediate acclaim as one of the best facilities of its type around the country

Mental health facility can operate next to daycare

Mental health facility can operate next to daycare

The Pulaski County Board of Zoning Appeals on Tuesday ruled in favor of a mental health facility that had its zoning classification challenged on the grounds that it put children at a nearby day care center in harm’s way.

Searchers rescue lost hiker

Searchers rescue lost hiker

A 76-year-old woman got lost hiking Tuesday afternoon in Montgomery County, but crews located and rescued her early Wednesday.

Elderly couple without power after $9K power bill

Elderly couple without power after $9K power bill

Floyd residents Frank and Delores Hammett, age 86 and 79, say the past two months of their long lives have been the hardest.

Radford police seeking suspect in firearm incident

Radford police seeking suspect in firearm incident

The Radford City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Joshua Bevin Davis.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Information

Mountain Valley Pipeline Information

EQT officials met with County staff to talk about presenting details at a Board meeting on the proposed pipeline. Pipeline officials are also planning a community open house for citizens in December.

Body found in Blacksburg home after fire

Body found in Blacksburg home after fire

A body was found early Wednesday morning after a house fire was extinguished on the 300 block of Brush Mountain Road in north Blacksburg.

Nighttime Flagging on 114

Nighttime Flagging on 114

Nighttime flagging operations will be in place beginning October 28 through October 31 from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. as part of paving operations for the VDOT Route 114 Widening Project.

County residents squawk to change backyard chicken law

County residents squawk to change backyard chicken law

Pulaski County residents Leo and Laurie Hawel have petitioned the Pulaski County Zoning Commission to change existing law to allow backyard chickens in R1 residential areas of the county.

Springhouse students perform at the Floyd Radio Show

Springhouse students perform at the Floyd Radio Show

Springhouse Community School (SHCS) students were featured at the October 4th Floyd Radio Show, along with The Buckstankle Boys, writer Mara Robbins, artist/musician Chris Owen and Radio Show hosts Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle.

Mellow Mushroom opens Monday in Blacksburg

Mellow Mushroom opens Monday in Blacksburg

After nearly three years of planning, the Mellow Mushroom is about to open in Blacksburg.

Two NRV school districts to get federal funding for more mental health services

Two NRV school districts to get federal funding for more mental health services

Three counties in Virginia will share millions of dollars to improve mental health services for students. Two of those divisions are in the New River Valley.

WSLS gets look inside IMAX theatre under construction in Blacksburg

WSLS gets look inside IMAX theatre under construction in Blacksburg

Construction on the Frank Theatre CineBowl & Grille at Blacksburg’s First & Main shopping district is still underway with dozens of construction workers on site. The structural work is complete and the inside is coming together on the facility which includes the highly anticipated IMAX theatre. The complex will include a restaurant, bar and a […]

New plan for Blacksburg Estates keeps some mobile homes

New plan for Blacksburg Estates keeps some mobile homes

The owners of a mobile home park are again floating a redevelopment plan — but unlike last year, the emphasis is on maintaining less-expensive housing on the site.

Radford University among best business schools in U.S.

Radford University among best business schools in U.S.

Radford University’s College of Business and Economics (COBE) has been named one of the best business schools in the United States by The Princeton Review.

Medical Marketing Semi holds grand opening in Blacksburg

Medical Marketing Semi holds grand opening in Blacksburg

The Medical Recruiting Brigade, U.S. Army, brings the Medical Marketing Semi to the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.