NRCC offering 3-D printing in new course

NRCC offering 3-D printing in new course

A new course in Desktop Manufacturing Technologies will be available in the fall 2014 semester at New River Community College’s New River Valley Mall site in Christiansburg. It will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 to 5:30 p.m.

Griffith Stands with Israel

Griffith Stands with Israel

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement the House of Representatives passed H.Con.Res.107, a resolution condemning Hamas for using Palestinian civilians as human shields, calling on the international community to condemn Hamas for breaching international humanitarian law by using human shields, and supporting Israel’s right to defend its territory and citizens: “I am(…)

Donation helps support Community Health Center

Donation helps support Community Health Center

The Community Health Center of the New River Valley received an $85,000 donation from the New River Valley Health Foundation to help support the Center’s programs which include primary health and dental care, behavioral health care and medication assistance services.

Industrial robotics course to be offered

Industrial robotics course to be offered

A course in “Industrial Robotics Programming” will be offered beginning this fall at New River Community College in Dublin. It take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Griffith Votes to Protect our American Republic

Griffith Votes to Protect our American Republic

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a resolution that authorizes the House of Representatives to file suit in an effort compel President Obama to faithfully execute the laws of the land as is required by the Constitution:

8/7: Turtle Powered School Supply Campaign

8/7: Turtle Powered School Supply Campaign

Starlite Drive-In, Christiansburg, is sponsoring the Turtle Powered School Supply Campaign to support local teachers and set up students for a year of success.

Aeroprobe celebrates ribbon cutting for new facility

Aeroprobe celebrates ribbon cutting for new facility

A New River Valley company celebrates its most recent expansion Thursday, which means more jobs in this area.

High-tech greenhouse in Dublin plants 30,000 tomatoes

High-tech greenhouse in Dublin plants 30,000 tomatoes

After about a year, one of the largest high-tech greenhouses in North America is planting its first tomatoes in Dublin.

Mabry Mill reopens after renovations

Mabry Mill reopens after renovations

It’s known as the most photographed stop along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Thursday the old gristmill at Mabry Mill was living up to that title.

New food truck asks people to ‘Thai This’

New food truck asks people to ‘Thai This’

A new food truck will soon begin asking people in the region to give it a shot. Or, perhaps more accurately, to “Thai This.”

Ewing faces more serious charge in murder of Tech student

Ewing faces more serious charge in murder of Tech student

Jessica Ewing, the woman accused of killing Virginia Tech student Samanata Shrestha earlier this year, is now facing more serious charges.

Sidewalk Repairs and Road Closures for Hickok Street

Sidewalk Repairs and Road Closures for Hickok Street

Hickok Street will be closed between First Street and Second Street on Thursday, July 31 and Friday, August 1 for sidewalk repairs. This closure will be in place between 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. while crews make repairs.

Federal grant for health care professional education

Federal grant for health care professional education

Radford University’s Waldron College of Health and Human Services has been awarded an Advanced Nursing Education Grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for more than $750,000.

Planning Commission to Discuss Family Subdivisions

Planning Commission to Discuss Family Subdivisions

Floyd County’s family subdivision ordinance is vague and needs refinement to help protect family farms and prevent abuses of the system, planning commission chairman Mark Sowers tells the Board of Supervisors.

Mac Traynham at Market Square Jam

Mac Traynham at Market Square Jam

Come on out to the Blacksburg Farmers Market this evening at 8pm for the Market Square Jam, an old time music celebration and Crooked Road affiliated venue. Tonight’s host is Mac Traynham and Friends. Whether you’re a seasoned musician or just learning, the Market Square Jam is the place to be. The jam takes place(…)

Happy Event Planned for Floyd County

Happy Event Planned for Floyd County

Floyd County is about to show the world how to be happy. The community is set to join hundreds around the world who have taken the hit song “Happy” as an anthem. Local enthusiasts are working on a dance, which will be performed publicly at the Floyd Town Jubilee on Saturday, August 16. There have(…)

Montgomery County to team up with schools for health plan

Montgomery County to team up with schools for health plan

Montgomery County and its public school system are combining their self insurance plans for health care coverage to save money.

Drowning victim had a past and a future says family

Drowning victim had a past and a future says family

The family of a convicted killer who drowned last week in the New River says he turned his life around.

Radford Police Investigate Suspicious Substance

Radford Police Investigate Suspicious Substance

At approximately 10:30 am this morning, Radford Police were called to Harvey’s Collision Center at 1500 Tyler Avenue in reference to a suspicious substance found inside the bumper of a car that was brought in for repairs. The Virginia State Police and FBI responded to assist in the investigation. Testing done on scene as to(…)

Montgomery County Meetings Aug 2014

Montgomery County Meetings Aug 2014

Montgomery County’s Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will hold the following meetings in August:

08/1-2: 34th Annual Steppin’ Out

08/1-2: 34th Annual Steppin’ Out

Steppin’ Out features over 200 artists and crafts people from around the United States selling unique handcrafted items – jewelry, pottery, textiles, metal work, basketry, stained & fused glass, yard art, fine art, furniture, toys, artisan foods and so much more!

Motorcyclist injured near Montgomery-Floyd County line

Motorcyclist injured near Montgomery-Floyd County line

Shortly after 1:00 p.m., on July 29, 2014, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office 911 center, received a call reporting a motorcycle crash in the 2100 block of Huffville Road, near the Montgomery-Floyd County line.