10/4: Try it for Free Morning

10/4: Try it for Free Morning

The Christiansburg Aquatic Center will offer a “Try it for Free” morning on Saturday, October 4, 2014.

9/28: Baroque Gems

9/28: Baroque Gems

A vocalist and six musicians who love baroque music will gather on the stage of Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts, Sept. 28 to transport their audience to the 17th and 18th centuries with a concert titled “Baroque Gems.”

Pulaski County Humane Society Goes the Extra Mile For Pets!

Pulaski County Humane Society Goes the Extra Mile For Pets!

In July, the Pulaski County Humane Society announced the organization might have to close its doors due to lack of funding. Founded in 1979, the 501 (c) 3 charity group responsible for rescuing well over 1,000 dogs and cats in the past two years found its own self in need of rescue.

9/17: Indian Run String Band

9/17: Indian Run String Band

Be sure to come on out to Blacksburg tomorrow night for the Blacksburg Market Square Jam. The hosts will be the Indian Run String Band.

Child with lighter likely caused Elliston house fire, officials say

Child with lighter likely caused Elliston house fire, officials say

A fire that engulfed and destroyed an Elliston home may have been caused by a young child with a lighter.

Floyd Story Center will be topic of Historical Society meeting

Floyd Story Center will be topic of Historical Society meeting

A few remarkable student short films featuring interviews with Floyd County WWII participants will be a highlight of the next Floyd County Historical Society meeting, Saturday, September 13, at 11 a.m., at the Jacksonville Center.

Tech basketball manager meets his own ALS challenge

Tech basketball manager meets his own ALS challenge

Josh Chambers had never heard of ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease before his father was diagnosed with the degenerative condition in 2006.

New RU program to increase mental health professionals

New RU program to increase mental health professionals

Radford University has launched a new concentration officials say will help address a shortage of mental health professionals across Virginia.

Mary Draper Ingles Statue Project Goes Public

Mary Draper Ingles Statue Project Goes Public

A campaign to raise money for a bronze statue depicting the likeness of Southwest Virginia’s colonial heroine Mary Draper Ingles has reached the halfway mark of its $75,000 goal and is now going public.

Concerning Water Line Insurance Offers

Concerning Water Line Insurance Offers

Some Town residents may have received a letter from an insurance company offering insurance for your water line. Please be aware that these companies are neither affiliated with nor endorsed by the Town. Residents are encouraged to read over this information carefully before determining what, if any, coverage may best fit their needs.

Documentary on Floyd County water being shown Sunday

Documentary on Floyd County water being shown Sunday

This Sunday, September 14, at 4:00, there will be a free community gathering at the Floyd EcoVillage at 718 Franklin Pike.

Pulaski County students get lesson in no sexting

Pulaski County students get lesson in no sexting

For the past two days, students in Pulaski County have been getting a lesson that’s not taught in any textbook. They’re learning about the dangers of social media and cell phones, and how to use them safely.

Blacksburg animal behaviorist trains pets, owners alike

Blacksburg animal behaviorist trains pets, owners alike

Robby greeted two strangers at the door Wednesday afternoon without making a peep. A little more than a week ago, that wouldn’t have been possible for the 15-month-old Standard Poodle, said his owner, Betsy Hanson.

The ‘Sick No More’ jam

The ‘Sick No More’ jam

Musicians gathered with beloved mentor Bill Richardson to play music and fill his hospital room with joy during his final days.

Pulaski’s police chief installed as VACP president

Pulaski’s police chief installed as VACP president

Pulaski’s Gary Roche is the new president of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police.

9/20: Do Something Great Day

9/20: Do Something Great Day

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, more than fifty Macaroni Kid Publishers are coming together to Make a Difference in their communities and included in this national day will be a food and volunteer drive to benefit Micah’s Backpack hosted by NRV Macaroni Kid.

Floyd County green boxes have new threat

Floyd County green boxes have new threat

After dealing successfully with a bear threat at waste disposal green boxes, Floyd County officials now face more serious problems from two-legged predators who sabotage and destroy equipment, dump trash on top of closed dumpsters or on the ground and break the law so frequently that it threatens the existence of the system. Floyd County(…)

Meth-related incident under investigation in Elliston

Meth-related incident under investigation in Elliston

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation of a possible meth lab today at Stone’s Keep Lane in Elliston.

‘Very good’ Virginia apple crop hitting peak season

‘Very good’ Virginia apple crop hitting peak season

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has pronounced the state’s 2014 apple crop “very good.”

State budget cuts to affect Virginia Tech and Radford University

State budget cuts to affect Virginia Tech and Radford University

As boards of visitors prepare to meet later this month at Radford University and Virginia Tech, higher education officials once again must find a way to deal with cuts in their state funding. The cuts, announced recently by Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office, were necessitated by an estimated $2.4 billion shortfall in the Virginia budget and(…)

Radford churches unite for day of service

Radford churches unite for day of service

Debbie Callahan invested part of her Saturday morning in making sure her car was in good shape.

Recall: United Colors of Benetton Boys Jackets

Recall: United Colors of Benetton Boys Jackets

The jackets have a drawstring at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors, posing significant entanglement hazard to children.

American Honda Recalls Gas-Powered Generators

American Honda Recalls Gas-Powered Generators

This recall involves the 2014 Honda gasoline-powered EU7000isN AT generator. The recalled model is a 7,000-watt generator. It is red with a black metal frame, folding handles and two wheels on the side opposite the handles.

Coleman Recalls Inflatable Rubber River Tubes

Coleman Recalls Inflatable Rubber River Tubes

This recall involves Sevylor brand River Racer inflatable rubber tubes. The recalled tubes are black, 36 inches in diameter and about 15 inches tall.