9/6: Toy Train Show

9/6: Toy Train Show

You don’t want to miss this weekend’s Pulaski Toy Train Show and all the events that are planned. Flea Market, Live Music, Classic Car Show, and trains, trains, and more trains.

Multi-vehicle crash occurs on I-81 at the Peak Creek Bridge

Multi-vehicle crash occurs on I-81 at the Peak Creek Bridge

Virginia State Police Troopers are investigating a multi-vehicle Labor Day crash that occurred on Interstate 81 at the Peak Creek Bridge in Pulaski County.

9/19: Lions Club Golf Tournament

9/19: Lions Club Golf Tournament

The Floyd County Lions Club is planning its 14th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, September 19 with a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start at Great Oaks Country Club I Floyd. Golfers, teams and sponsors are needed. Proceeds will support club projects.

Shelor Motor Mile Owner wants to invest millions in Pulaski

Shelor Motor Mile Owner wants to invest millions in Pulaski

The owner of Shelor Motor Mile wants to invest $3 million in the town of Pulaski. $1 million would go toward renovating a historic warehouse and transforming it into a restaurant and retail store on the bottom floor.

American Woodcrafters Recalls Bunk Beds Due to Fall Hazard

American Woodcrafters Recalls Bunk Beds Due to Fall Hazard

The Cottage Retreat II bunk bed’s side mattress support rails can break, posing a fall hazard. …read more

Top of the list?

Top of the list?

Putting priorities of threats to the United States and your home is a challenge, or does it matter? The world today is in far worse shape than it was in WWII, which I remember quite vividly. We are faced with internal political, economic, religious freedom, moral decline, and the list goes on.

Un-churching Update

Un-churching Update

It’s been about six weeks now since we left our local church and began meeting at home. You would think that we would be having a lot of adjustment issues to the sudden change in things we’ve done every week for more than 40 years. But the truth is exactly the opposite. We couldn’t be(…)

Kraft Foods recalls American Cheese Slices

Kraft Foods recalls American Cheese Slices

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. A supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards.

Leading from Behind; Control of Water

Leading from Behind; Control of Water

Leading from Behind: Civilized people are appalled by the barbaric murder of American journalist Jim Foley by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). A week after ISIS distributed video of Foley’s tragic murder, President Obama in a press conference responded to questions about potential plans for action in Syria by saying, “We don’t(…)

9/27: PulaskiFest

9/27: PulaskiFest

PulaskiFest is a family friendly, fun-filled day featuring live music, entertainment, local vendors, arts & crafts, a flea market, and much more! PulaskiFest 2014 is being held Saturday, September 27th in Jackson Park in historic downtown Pulaski from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. As in years past, this year promises to be a great day of(…)

Microcomputer Museum Grand Opening

Microcomputer Museum Grand Opening

The Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum is announcing the grand opening of its new location in suites 3 and 4 of the Floyd Village Green (formerly Nancy’s Candies).

9/7: Hunter Safety Class

9/7: Hunter Safety Class

If you plan on buying a hunting license this year, you are required to complete hunter education if you are either 12 to 15 years of age or if this is your first license. Students are required to complete several hours of self-study prior to class. Registration is required on-line at www.dgif.virginia.gov/hunting/education. The class will(…)

Interns enter Floyd County water data

Interns enter Floyd County water data

Two interns – Check resident Kerry Campbell and Sarah Gilmore from Augusta – volunteered their time this summer and helped type in Floyd County water data from 10 years’ worth of well drillers’ reports.

Man pleads guilty to attempted robbery, interstate chase

Man pleads guilty to attempted robbery, interstate chase

A man who attempted to rob an Elliston store in February and wrecked into two state police cars after a chase on Interstate 81 pleaded guilty last week to three charges. Justin William Swanson, 29, of Callands in Pittsylvania County, was convicted in Montgomery County Circuit Court of attempted robbery, felony destruction of property and(…)

Congregations share historic Blacksburg church

Congregations share historic Blacksburg church

For 110 years, the stained glass windows and lavish woodwork of the church at 110 E. Roanoke St. surrounded Presbyterian and Church of God congregations. Now there’s a new group of believers in one of Blacksburg’s oldest houses of worship.

Forklift accident kills 1, injures another

Forklift accident kills 1, injures another

One man is dead and another is seriously injured following a fork lift accident in Christiansburg earlier today.

Tips on keeping your lawn fresh and green

Tips on keeping your lawn fresh and green

An upcoming event in Roanoke is all about helping you take better care of your lawn and garden as we head into the fall. On WDBJ7 Saturday Morning, Nadia Singh talked with Virginia Tech professor and lawn care expert Mike Goatley.

Virginia Tech’s Gobblerfest scheduled for Friday

Virginia Tech’s Gobblerfest scheduled for Friday

Virginia Tech’s seventh annual welcome festival, Gobblerfest 2014, is set for Friday and will showcase all there is for students to do on campus and in the surrounding community. Festivities run from 4 to 8 p.m. that afternoon.

New contest begins for Christiansburg council seat

New contest begins for Christiansburg council seat

The newest campaign for what has become a frequently contested seat on Christiansburg Town Council has begun.

Virginia Tech investigates 3 sexual assault allegations

Virginia Tech investigates 3 sexual assault allegations

Virginia Tech’s Deputy Title IX officer is investigating at least three allegations of sexual assault.

Christiansburg’s Brown a blur on field as Blue Demons win

Christiansburg’s Brown a blur on field as Blue Demons win

On a night when both offenses were struggling to get into gear, the Christiansburg special teams picked up the slack for the Blue Demons.

Manager says goodbye after 45 years with Kroger

Manager says goodbye after 45 years with Kroger

During the summer of 1969, rising Blacksburg High School senior Richard Almond took a job bagging groceries because he thought working at Kroger would be fun. More than four decades later, Almond, as store manager of the Christiansburg Kroger, said the thought had been confirmed.

Police Arrest Man for Social House Restaurant break-in

Police Arrest Man for Social House Restaurant break-in

On this date, at 8:30 am, Blacksburg Police responded 103 S. Main Street, Social House Restaurant, in reference to what was initially reported as vandalism.

Pulaski accident claims 1 life

Pulaski accident claims 1 life

An Abingdon man was killed Thursday after he was ejected from the vehicle he was driving in Pulaski County.