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.

Police Rescue Injured Dog, Hope to Find Owner

Police Rescue Injured Dog, Hope to Find Owner

Christiansburg Police are hoping to find the owner of a dog found injured early Monday morning on Roanoke Street near Starlight Drive.

Child dies from injuries in Pulaski County wreck

Child dies from injuries in Pulaski County wreck

A 4-year-old girl injured Friday morning in an accident has died. Crystal Lynn Lefler, 35, of Draper, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet sedan on Lowman’s Ferry Road, when it off the road, hit a tree, and rolled over, ejecting one child.

Local Teachers can get free school supplies

Local Teachers can get free school supplies

U.S. Cellular is donating $1 million to fund teacher classroom projects through its Calling All Teachers program. Last year, the company contributed $500,000 towards educational materials for improved classroom experiences.

Virginia Tech plans a fan appreciation day

Virginia Tech plans a fan appreciation day

Virginia Tech wants to say “thank you” to all its die-hard fans. Fan appreciation day is set for August 9 at 11:30 a.m. at Lane Stadium.

Thank you from team Nets!

Thank you from team Nets!

Team Nets would like to thank the sponsors and Vick4Kids Basketball for helping us make it to the National Tournament in Myrtle Beach, SC.

New Location for VDOT Park and Ride Lot Effective August 4

New Location for VDOT Park and Ride Lot Effective August 4

The VDOT Park and Ride lot in Christiansburg will operate from a new location effective August 4th, 2014. The new park and ride lot will be located off I-81, exit 118B on Roanoke Street across from Hubble Drive.

Floyd community members fight against pipeline proposal

Floyd community members fight against pipeline proposal

Natural gas companies EQT Midstream and Next Era want to build a 330 mile pipeline across some Virginia counties.

Virginia Tech student hit by vehicle is listed in good condition

Virginia Tech student hit by vehicle is listed in good condition

A Virginia Tech student was listed in good condition Monday, hours after she was struck by a sport utility vehicle on Prices Fork Road in Blacksburg.

Honoring M. Caldwell Butler

Honoring M. Caldwell Butler

Milestones are important to remember and commemorate. July 27 has long been an important milestone in the Watergate scandal, and is certainly worth commemorating. I appreciate the Roanoke Times for reminding me in an editorial that this was the week that former Congressman M. Caldwell Butler made a stand. I remember the events well, but(…)

Pedestrian struck by vehicle

Pedestrian struck by vehicle

At 11:00am, Blacksburg Police and Rescue responded to the intersection of Prices Fork Road and McBryde Drive in reference to a vehicle that struck a pedestrian in the westbound lane.

Bicycle shop owners critical of on-campus bike repair shop

Bicycle shop owners critical of on-campus bike repair shop

The owners of two businesses in direct competition with one another have joined forces to take on what they describe as Virginia Tech’s overreach into Blacksburg’s small-business community.

NRCC practical nursing program graduates 10

NRCC practical nursing program graduates 10

Ten New River Community College students have completed requirements for the three-semester practical nursing program at the college. They received certificates and participated in a pinning ceremony on July 25.

Virginia Tech student-trainer donates scholarship to honor his dad

Virginia Tech student-trainer donates scholarship to honor his dad

Scholarships can make attending college a lot easier. A student-trainer at Virginia Tech donated his scholarship to honor his father.

Watch Your Step!

Watch Your Step!

Yes, this is another SNAKE article to warn you that COPPERHEADS- a poisonous snake found up and down the east coast and common in the APPALACIA- which means my back yard and maybe yours.

Aspiring female scientists gather for Radford summer program

Aspiring female scientists gather for Radford summer program

A week in the classrooms and laboratories of Radford University for aspiring female scientists from high schools across the state concluded with two events.

8/16: Jazz artist Stephanie Nakasian

8/16: Jazz artist Stephanie Nakasian

Stephanie Nakasian & The Hod O’Brien Trio will perform on The Jacksonville Center’s intimate “Bistro Stage” on August 16 beginning at 7:30 PM. Food and beverages will be available throughout the evening, and a dance floor will invite audience members to move to the jazzy, bluesy grooves of this world-renowned ensemble.

Floyd County 18-year-old among those promoting FFA statewide

Floyd County 18-year-old among those promoting FFA statewide

A 2014 high school honor graduate will be deferring attendance at Virginia Tech for the coming year to spend the time traveling around the state for the FFA organization.

New plans coming for Blacksburg developments

New plans coming for Blacksburg developments

Plans are in the works again for two Blacksburg properties where student housing proposals stirred controversy last year, but it will be weeks or months before details are revealed about what may be ahead for the sites on Prices Fork Road, owners said last week.