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Temporary detour on 114 scheduled for this weekend

Temporary detour on 114 scheduled for this weekend

Weather permitting, a detour will be in place on a section of Route 114 (Peppers Ferry Road) near the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg on Sunday, April 27, from 7 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. The detour is necessary to allow contractors to hoist and bolt the arches on the newly constructed pedestrian bridge.(…)

Tiny House Tour and Film May 17

SustainFloyd is hosting a Tiny House Tour on May 17 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The self-guided tour visits six tiny houses around Floyd County, including the homes of Hari and Karl Berzins, Ricardo Brown and Christy Pugh, Morgan and Amado Ohland, Jim Knapp, and a cabin and yurt at Riverstone Organic Farm. Tour(…)

Former Blacksburg High asst. coach pleads guilty to lesser charge

A former Blacksburg High School assistant softball coach accused of having a sexual encounter with a 15-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to a lesser charge. Amber Nicole Holdaway, 24, of Blacksburg, avoided jail time by pleading guilty in Montgomery County Circuit Court to contributing to the delinquency of a minor – a misdemeanor. She received a(…)

Water not tainted by Radford Army Ammunition Plant, study says

After a yearlong investigation, a federal agency reported on Wednesday that residents living around the Radford Army Ammunition Plant, ranked as the largest toxic emitter in Virginia, need not worry about finding chemicals in their drinking water. More at Roanoke.com

Daycare Center Under Consideration

Daycare Center Under Consideration

The Town of Blacksburg has received a request for a Conditional Use Permit for a Day Care Center to be operated within the existing St. Michael Lutheran Church facility located at 2308 Merrimac Road. The church proposes a five day a week mother’s morning out program for preschool children.

Old Time Jam This Evening

Old Time Jam This Evening

The Old Time Jam at Warm Hearth Village is Thursday, April 24, from 7-10 p.m. The host band will be Mac Traynham, Sam Linkous, Skip Slocum, and Rory Mullennex. Please note that, due to a scheduling conflict, this week’s jam will be in the Karr Activity Center rather than the Village Center. To get to(…)

Jazz on the Lawn and International Street Fair this weekend

Jazz on the Lawn and International Street Fair this weekend

College Avenue will be closed on Friday and Sunday to allow folks to enjoy some great music and a multicultural marketplace.

Film and literature, and acting classes to be offered

Film and literature, and acting classes to be offered

A film and literature course and an acting course will be offered at New River Community during the fall 2014 semester, which begins in August.

Tree Assistance Program (TAP) Sign-up

Tree Assistance Program (TAP) Sign-up

Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director, Brent L. Noell, announced today that orchardists and nursery tree growers who experienced losses from natural disasters that occurred on or after Oct. 1, 2011, can sign up for the Tree Assistance Program (TAP) beginning Tuesday, April 15, 2014. TAP was authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014(…)

Outstanding Student Awards at NRCC

Outstanding Student Awards at NRCC

Several New River Valley residents were among the 35 students announced as Outstanding Students in a Curriculum  or Subject Area at the recent President’s Awards Ceremony at New River Community College in Dublin. They are:

Pulaski County Nips Radford In Boys Soccer

Pulaski County Nips Radford In Boys Soccer

The Radford boys soccer team continues to struggle to put the ball in the back of the net, as visiting Pulaski County claimed a 1-0 non-district win Wednesday night. : NRVSports

Radford Runs Past Pulaski

Radford Runs Past Pulaski

Radford set the tone for this one early, as the Bobcats cruised to a 10-3 non-district baseball win against visiting Pulaski County Wednesday afternoon. : NRVSports

Spartans Pound Graham

Spartans Pound Graham

Giles ended its two-game losing streak by claiming a lopsided 20-2 non-district softball win againsr Graham Wednesday afternoon in Pearisburg. The game was called after five innings due to the mercy rule. : NRVSports

Maroon Tide Hammer Pioneers

In Mountain Empire District softball action, Galax ran away with a 14-3 win over visiting Fort Chiswell Wednesday afternoon. : NRVSports

Area High School Schedule 4/24/14

Here is the area high school sports schedule for games played on Thursday, April 24. Scores will be posted as soon as they are reported to us. Check back often for the latest updates. You may report scores/game summaries by emailing us at <a class=”colorbox” href=”mailto:scores@valleysportsnow.com”>scores@valleysportsnow.com. : NRVSports

Bobcats Blank Cougars In Girls Soccer

Bobcats Blank Cougars In Girls Soccer

Radford remained unbeaten in girls soccer action, as the Bobcats handed Pulaski County a 3-0 loss Wednesday night in Dublin. : NRVSports

Grayson County Cruises By Carroll County

Grayson County relied on the piitching and hitting of Koby Hill in claiming a 10-5 non-district baseball win against Carroll County Wednesday afternoon in Hillsville. : NRVSports

Chef bringing two eateries to Floyd in mid-May

A well-known chef who has opened restaurants along the East Coast and other places and has catered meals for famous names is getting back to his “food” roots in Floyd County, Virginia. : Floyd Press

Relatives As Parents meeting in Floyd Thursday

Relatives as Parents will meet Thursday, April 24 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jessie Peterman Memorial Library in Floyd. : Floyd Press

King Leads Christiansburg Past Blacksburg

King Leads Christiansburg Past Blacksburg

Ashton King was red-hot at the plate, as he helped lead Christiansburg to a 14-4 River Ridge District baseball win against visiting county-rival Blacksburg on Tuesday. The game was called after six innings due to the 10-run mercy rule. : NRVSports

Mustangs Upend Spartans

Mustangs Upend Spartans

Tayler Lewis had the highlights in this one, as she helped lead Eastern Montgomery to its first Three Rivers District softball win of the season, 10-5, against Giles on Tuesday in Pearisburg. : NRVSports