Leading from Behind: Civilized people are appalled by the barbaric murder of American journalist Jim Foley by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). A week after ISIS distributed video of Foley’s tragic murder, President Obama in a press conference responded to questions about potential plans for action in Syria by saying, “We don’t(…)
PulaskiFest is a family friendly, fun-filled day featuring live music, entertainment, local vendors, arts & crafts, a flea market, and much more! PulaskiFest 2014 is being held Saturday, September 27th in Jackson Park in historic downtown Pulaski from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. As in years past, this year promises to be a great day of(…)
If you plan on buying a hunting license this year, you are required to complete hunter education if you are either 12 to 15 years of age or if this is your first license. Students are required to complete several hours of self-study prior to class. Registration is required on-line at www.dgif.virginia.gov/hunting/education. The class will(…)
A man who attempted to rob an Elliston store in February and wrecked into two state police cars after a chase on Interstate 81 pleaded guilty last week to three charges. Justin William Swanson, 29, of Callands in Pittsylvania County, was convicted in Montgomery County Circuit Court of attempted robbery, felony destruction of property and(…)
For 110 years, the stained glass windows and lavish woodwork of the church at 110 E. Roanoke St. surrounded Presbyterian and Church of God congregations. Now there’s a new group of believers in one of Blacksburg’s oldest houses of worship.
Virginia Tech’s seventh annual welcome festival, Gobblerfest 2014, is set for Friday and will showcase all there is for students to do on campus and in the surrounding community. Festivities run from 4 to 8 p.m. that afternoon.
The newest campaign for what has become a frequently contested seat on Christiansburg Town Council has begun.
Virginia Tech’s Deputy Title IX officer is investigating at least three allegations of sexual assault.
On a night when both offenses were struggling to get into gear, the Christiansburg special teams picked up the slack for the Blue Demons.
During the summer of 1969, rising Blacksburg High School senior Richard Almond took a job bagging groceries because he thought working at Kroger would be fun. More than four decades later, Almond, as store manager of the Christiansburg Kroger, said the thought had been confirmed.
On this date, at 8:30 am, Blacksburg Police responded 103 S. Main Street, Social House Restaurant, in reference to what was initially reported as vandalism.
The Pulaski County Flea Market is held at the New River Valley Fairgrounds 2 miles north of Dublin on Rt. 100. Admission is $1.00 with children under 6 free. Parking is free and admission is free with the donation of a pair of eye glasses.
The Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones visited today to participate in the announcement of a major redevelopment project in Downtown Pulaski that will renovate some existing buildings, attract new residents, businesses, and create jobs. The total investment will be more than $1.5 MM.
When it comes to better patient care, critics say there’s always room for improvement. A group of students in the nursing program at Radford University say they’re learning to walk in their future patients’ shoes.
Don’t miss “the introverted master of an extroverted instrument!” Butch Robins gives a special performance on the banjo at Dogtown Roadhouse in Floyd, VA. Butch is truly a legendary master, and his performances are warm and memorable. $5 advance tickets are available now at the Republic of Floyd store and The Winter Sun clothing store(…)
At Mountain Lake Lodge this summer, it’s a story of ups and downs. After last year’s $2.25 million in renovations and improvements to the long-running resort atop Salt Pond Mountain, the finances are on the rebound.
The cheaper taxi alternative Uber launched its service in Blacksburg and Roanoke on Thursday, just weeks after Virginia officials first began welcoming these kinds of “ride-sharing” companies into the commonwealth.
The weekend of Oct. 3 and Oct. 4, Pulaski County High School will celebrate 40 years of excellence in education with a variety of events.