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.

11/09: Veterans’ Day Celebration

11/09: Veterans’ Day Celebration

The Montgomery County-Radford City-Floyd County branch of the NAACP will sponsor a celebration of veterans on Sunday, November 9th at 4pm, at Schaeffer Memorial Baptist Church, at 580 High Street in Christiansburg. For more information contact Raymond L. Bishop at rlbnetwo @ aol.com (removing spaces). All are welcome.

11/6: Yappy Hour

11/6: Yappy Hour

Yappy Hour: A Black Tie Event for Shelter Dogs. November 6th at 5:30 pm.

11/03: Family Cooking Night

11/03: Family Cooking Night

Family Cooking Night: Cuisine Featuring Fall Produce. Monday, November 3rd, 6:30 PM—8:30PM

10/25-11/9: Give A Kid a Coat

10/25-11/9: Give A Kid a Coat

The Christiansburg Aquatic Center will accept gently used coats from October 25 through November 9 for their “Give A Kid A Coat” Drive.

Continued Lack of Obamacare Transparency

Continued Lack of Obamacare Transparency

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the failure of Obama Administration officials to release health insurance rates for 2015 until after the November midterm elections:

Warren Street Planned Residential Development Meetings

Warren Street Planned Residential Development Meetings

The Town of Blacksburg has received a request to rezone seven parcels of land totaling approximately 4.32 acres along the 500 blocks of Warren and Green streets from Planned Residential and RM-27, Low-Density Multiunit Residential to Planned Residential.

10/21: Friends of Library Meeting

10/21: Friends of Library Meeting

Annual Friends of the Library Meeting followed by Pencil Artist Willard Gayheart and Donia Eley.

BT Shuttle Operations 10/23

BT Shuttle Operations 10/23

Blacksburg Transit will operate all routes as normal on Thursday, Oct. 23 with the exception of the CRC Shuttle. The CRC Shuttle will end service at 4 p.m.

NRA Endorses Griffith

NRA Endorses Griffith

The National Rifle Association has endorsed Congressman Morgan Griffith in his re-election for the Ninth District Congressional seat, giving Congressman Griffith an A+ rating for his commitment to defending the rights of gun owners across Southwest Virginia.

12/13: Dailey & Vincent Christmas show

12/13: Dailey & Vincent Christmas show

Grammy nominated bluegrass duo Dailey and Vincent will perform a “Spirit of Christmas” show at New River Community College on Saturday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Handgun safety class 11/4 & 6

Handgun safety class 11/4 & 6

A handgun safety class will be offered through New River Community College on Tuesday, November, 4 and Thursday, November 6.

Computer Boot Camp classes in November

Computer Boot Camp classes in November

More sessions in New River Community College’s popular “boot camp” series of computer skills workshops will be offered in November. These include workshops on Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

Tech Entrepreneurship Conference

Tech Entrepreneurship Conference

The first Tech Entrepreneurship Conference: Opportunities for Innovation at Virginia Tech (#TEC2014) will be held on campus and at the VCOM Event Center, Nov. 14-15.

46 and 387 and Ebola issues

46 and 387 and Ebola issues

In an October 2 speech, President Obama asserted, “By every economic measure, we are better off now than we were when I took office.” The President may think everything is okay, but I don’t.

Blacksburg Brew Do Shuttle and Parking Options

Blacksburg Brew Do Shuttle and Parking Options

Parking options for the October 25th Blacksburg Brew Do festival have changed. Onsite parking is available, but very limited.

Margin Protection Program Informational Meetings

Margin Protection Program Informational Meetings

The Agricultural Act of 2014, or the 2014 Farm Bill, authorized the Margin Protection Program-Dairy(MPP-Dairy).

Montgomery County Outscores State & National SAT Averages

Montgomery County Outscores State & National SAT Averages

Montgomery County’s students planning to graduate in 2014 scored higher than their statewide and nationwide peers on every section of the SAT, ranking as the tenth highest school division in the state.

Leaf Collection starts this week

Leaf Collection starts this week

Loose and bagged leaves are collected each fall for town refuse and recycling customers. The west and east sides of town will receive collection services for a total of six alternating weeks. A seventh week of collection is provided for heavily forested areas, as defined by the town.

New Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist at BRCCM

New Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist at BRCCM

The Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine (BRCCM) is happy to announce the addition of Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist Pamela Butz to their staff of healing arts practitioners.

Radford police search for suspect in armed altercation

Radford police search for suspect in armed altercation

Police in Radford are looking for a suspect in an armed altercation that happened Sunday.

Major airbag recall impacts 4.7 million vehicles

Major airbag recall impacts 4.7 million vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, and General Motors vehicles to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata airbags.

Solar Bus Shelter Installed

Solar Bus Shelter Installed

The Town of Blacksburg now has its first solar-powered bus shelter.

2015 Environmental Quality Incentives Program

2015 Environmental Quality Incentives Program

Virginia farmers and forest land owners can now apply for assistance to protect the health and productivity of their land under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.

10/20: Floyd Chamber Social

10/20: Floyd Chamber Social

The newly constructed Floyd Innovation Center is the host for the October Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Social on Monday, October 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The center, located in the county’s Commerce Park off Christiansburg Pike, was completed in late September.