Deputies identify two in credit card fraud

Deputies identify two in credit card fraud

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday thanks to numerous tips from the public, two people wanted in connection to credit card fraud have been tentatively identified.

4-H Cloverbud Club

4-H Cloverbud Club

The 4-H Cloverbud Club for 2014-15 will begin on September 30, 2014. The program is open to local youth, ages 5 to 8. College students from the Virginia Tech Collegiate 4-H Club will be leading the program which will include lots of fun activities and games! For all the details, check out the flyer at(…)

After school music program begins September 29

After school music program begins September 29

Floyd JAMS (Junior Appalachian Musicians), an after school program that meets one day per week on Monday afternoons from 3:30 until 5:30 at the June Bug Center, is set to begin a new season. The program is open to all Floyd County children ages 9 through 14.

Childcare center appeals status of nearby mental health facility

Childcare center appeals status of nearby mental health facility

A Pulaski County child care center is appealing a zoning decision that allowed a mental health facility to move in next door, arguing it poses a safety hazard to staff and the children they watch.

Southbound I-81 blocked at MM114

Southbound I-81 blocked at MM114

One shoulder is now open on Interstate 81 southbound at mile marker 114 in Montgomery County.

Dog awakens man to fire

Dog awakens man to fire

A Pulaski County man escaped a house fire early Friday after his dog woke him up, the county fire chief said.

Wilderness Trail Festival brings out crafts, kids

Wilderness Trail Festival brings out crafts, kids

Thousands of people celebrated the last days of summer Saturday at the 41st annual Wilderness Trail Festival with miniature train rides, food, community stage performances and some early Christmas shopping.

VT, RU budget cuts not so severe

VT, RU budget cuts not so severe

A new bipartisan budget amendment to deal with an $882 million shortfall will cut funding for Virginia public universities, including Virginia Tech and Radford University, but by less than had been feared.

10/4: Science Festival

10/4: Science Festival

Virginia’s First Annual Science Festival! We’re throwing a big party where the guest of honor is SCIENCE!

9/27: National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

9/27: National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Mark your calendars for the next National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day! It is scheduled for September 27, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Blacksburg Recreation Center parking lot (725 Patrick Henry Drive).

Drug possession results in 2 year sentence

Drug possession results in 2 year sentence

A Christiansburg woman was sentenced this week to two years in prison for possessing drugs.

MCPS students hear about bad decisions

MCPS students hear about bad decisions

The consequences of Sarah Panzau’s bad decisions were made purposefully visible Friday.

Pulaski man acquitted of sexual abuse charges

Pulaski man acquitted of sexual abuse charges

There were too many inconsistencies in the accusations that a Pulaski man sexually abused two children, a judge ruled Friday.

Migrating raptors being observed

Migrating raptors being observed

Natural Heritage Program staff is inviting interested members of the public to join them at the summit area of Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve in Floyd County to observe migrating raptors on Sept. 20.

Floyd man facing 29 charges of child pornography

Floyd man facing 29 charges of child pornography

A 20-year-old Indian Valley man was arrested this month on 29 charges of child pornography after an Internet offering of photos of nude, underage boys was traced back to his computer.

Service back in NRCA building

Service back in NRCA building

New River Community Action (NRCA) Floyd County Emergency Assistance Program (FCEAP) and Food Pantry have moved to the NRCA newly renovated building at 323 Floyd Highway South, on Route 221, Floyd.

Floyd Innovation Center Ribbon-cutting

Floyd Innovation Center Ribbon-cutting

A ribbon cutting and open house at the new Floyd Innovation Center is set for Monday, September 22. The ribbon cutting is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. with a ceremony and brief talks.

Old park and ride slowly vanishes

Old park and ride slowly vanishes

The old Falling Branch park and ride lot is slowly vanishing as its substantial $5.8 million replacement takes shape across Interstate 81.

Radford students hope speaker brings change

Radford students hope speaker brings change

Last spring, a group of Radford High and Dalton Intermediate school students asked many of their peers to take an anonymous survey on drug and alcohol use.

Montgomery County deputies search for a suspect in several burglaries

Montgomery County deputies search for a suspect in several burglaries

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who could be connected to several break-ins.

Virginia DMV cranking out birth records

Virginia DMV cranking out birth records

Virginia is celebrating a baby boom of sorts. The boom involves the sale of birth certificates at the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

RU professor talks about cold case, missing persons case

RU professor talks about cold case, missing persons case

The Taylor’s Mountain search and the missing UVA student case are high-profile cases in our region.

Missing woman located

Missing woman located

Update: Police say Nancy Irene Howell was located in Bissett Park. She had some minor injuries, but invesigators say they do not suspect any foul play. Original Article: The Radford Police Department and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Nancy Irene Howell, age 46 from Radford. She was last(…)

12/6: PTA Craft & Vendor Show

12/6: PTA Craft & Vendor Show

On December 6th, Price’s Fork Elementary School will have a Fall Craft/Vendor Show. We are currently looking for crafters/vendors, but over 28 have signed up at this time.