Violent sex offender arrested at Roanoke day care

Violent sex offender arrested at Roanoke day care

James Marion Floyd, IV, is charged with being on property of a child day care center during daytime hours, and two counts of failure to list his address as a violent sex offender. Source: WDBJ7

Lady Eagles Stop Bengals In Girls Tennis

<div class=”ftpimagefix” style=”float:left;”><a class=”colorbox” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://valleysportsnow.com/school-sports/piedmont-district-sports/franklin-county-eagles/15982-lady-eagles-stop-bengals-in-girls-tennis.html” ><img alt=”Franklin-County-Logo” src=”http://valleysportsnow.com/images/00_Common/Franklin-County-Logo.png” > The Franklin County Lady Eagles tennis team got back out on the court for a match this evening away at Bassett High School.The Lady Eagles won all six singles and all three doubles for a team score of 9-0. Source: NRVSports

FloydFest makes logistical changes for 13th ‘Revolutionary’ year

For its 13th year, FloydFest is bringing its fans a Revolutionary 5-day music, outdoors, and healing arts experience that will embrace the beauty of creativity, evolution, and positive change, say its promoters. Among the changes taking place this year, the festival is offering attendees a full 5-day staycation, from July 23rd – 27th. Source: Floyd(…)

Bobcats Nip Buffaloes In Girls Tennis Action

Bobcats Nip Buffaloes In Girls Tennis Action

Allison Lowe’s victory at No. 5 singles was the deciding match, as Radford held on for an exciting 5-4 win against visiting Floyd in Three Rivers District girls tennis action on Wednesday afternoon. Source: NRVSports

Knights Slip By Blue Demons In Girls Soccer

Knights Slip By Blue Demons In Girls Soccer

In a tough defensive battle for 80 minutes, Cave Spring managed to pull out a 1-0 River Ridge District girls soccer win against host Christiansburg on Wednesday night, Source: NRVSports

Ex-RG III teammate to coach at Rockbridge County

Justin Akers caught 89 passes in a four-year football career at Baylor University. Source: Roanoke Times

Darrell Wallace Jr. shines in Truck Series

Darrell Wallace Jr. was the first black driver to win a NASCAR race since the 1960s when he took the checkered flag in a Truck Series race at Martinsville last year. Source: Roanoke Times

College notebook: UVa, Hokies chasing prized recruit

Virginia and Virginia Tech are in the running for one of the nation’s premier unsigned men’s basketball prospects. Source: Roanoke Times

Great Christiansburg Easter Egg Hunt Scheduled for Saturday, April 19

The egg hunt begins at 10 a.m. in Downtown Park (beside the armory). Source: Christiansburg.org

Montgomery County Bloomin’ and Broomin’ Call for Volunteers

Source: Christiansburg.org

Depot Street Project Update

Traffic pattern changes in effect for Scott Street. Source: Christiansburg.org

Drug Take Back Event Scheduled for April 26 at Christiansburg Recreation Center

Safely dispose of unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs. Source: Christiansburg.org

High school roundup: Giles softball rallies to top Narrows in 9 innings

PEARISBURG — Sydney Hawks hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Giles (2-5) a 7-6 nondistrict softball win over Narrows, after the Green Wave (3-5) had gone Source: Roanoke Times

Bobcats Hammer Maroons

Radford’s offensive explosion continued, as the Bobcats ran away with a 12-4 non-district softball win against visiting George Wythe on Wednesday afternoon. Source: NRVSports

In the region: Hokies have a blast in softball win over Liberty

BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech ran its winning streak to nine games in record-breaking fashion by topping Liberty (6-38) 11-0 in a softball game called after five innings on Wednesday due to the 10-run ru Source: Roanoke Times

Town of Christiansburg After Hours Contact Information

Town of Christiansburg offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. To report an after hours maintenance emergency like a water main break or sewerage stoppage, please call 382-3131. If you need to report a power outage, please call AEP at 1-800-956-4237. Always call 911 in an emergency.

Roanoke County Public Schools job fair

Roanoke County Public Schools job fair

<div class=”ftpimagefix” style=”float:none;”><a class=”colorbox” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/roanoke-county-public-schools-job-fair/25527754″ ><img src=”http://www.wdbj7.com/image/view/-/21540520/highRes/1/-/maxh/300/maxw/400/-/fq10quz/-/RoanokeCounty-jobs-jpg.jpg”> The Roanoke County school system is holding a job fair on Thursday, April 17th. Via: WDBJ7

Artist who created April 16th portraits reflects on Virginia Tech tragedy

In the months after the April 16th shootings, Virginia Tech received more than 88,000 items of sympathy and solidarity. Among them were 32 pastel portraits by California artist Elizabeth Wallace. Via: WDBJ7

Knights Topple Blue Demons

Knights Topple Blue Demons

<div class=”ftpimagefix” style=”float:none;”><a class=”colorbox” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://valleysportsnow.com/school-sports/river-ridge-district-sports/christiansburg-blue-demons/15975-knights-topple-blue-demons.html” ><img alt=”Christiansburg-Blue-Demons” src=”http://valleysportsnow.com/images/00_Common/Christiansburg-Blue-Demons.png” > Taylor Asimakopoulos scattered three hits in helping lead Cave Spring to an 11-0 River Ridge District softball win against host Christiansburg on Wednesday afternoon. Via: NRVSports

McFee Leads Christiansburg Past Marist

McFee Leads Christiansburg Past Marist

<div class=”ftpimagefix” style=”float:none;”><a class=”colorbox” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://valleysportsnow.com/school-sports/river-ridge-district-sports/christiansburg-blue-demons/15977-mcfee-leads-christiansburg-past-marist.html” ><img alt=”Christiansburg-Blue-Demons” src=”http://valleysportsnow.com/images/00_Common/Christiansburg-Blue-Demons.png” > Andrew McFee’s RBI single in the fourth inning proved to be the winning run, as the Blue Demons edged Marist, NJ 2-1 in the opening round of the Wheels Invitational baseball tournament on Wednesday in Rock Hill, SC. Via: NRVSports

Muscatello Leads Bruins To First Win Against Pulaski

Muscatello Leads Bruins To First Win Against Pulaski

<div class=”ftpimagefix” style=”float:none;”><a class=”colorbox” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://valleysportsnow.com/school-sports/river-ridge-district-sports/blacksburg-bruins/15976-muscatello-leads-bruins-to-first-win-against-pulaski.html” ><img alt=”blacksburg-bruin” src=”http://valleysportsnow.com/images/00_Common/blacksburg-bruin.png” > Katie Muscatello tossed a five-hitter to help lead Blacksburg to its first win of the season, as the Bruins claimed a 12-4 victory against visiting Pulaski County on Wednesday afternoon. Via: NRVSports

Area High School Schedule 4/17/14

Here is the area high school sports schedule for games played on Thursday, April 17. 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” rel=”nofollow” href=”mailto:scores@valleysportsnow.com”>scores@valleysportsnow.com. Via: NRVSports