What Can One Person Do? In the gigantic global network of governments, cultures and conflicts, people often wonder: What can one person do? How can I have an impact on anything or anyone?
The New River Career Pathways Consortium has received the 2014 Virginia Career and Technical Education Creating Excellence Award from the Virginia Department of Education and the CTE Community College Advisory Committee through Virginia’s Community Colleges.
The Virginia Police Benevolent Association today announced that it is endorsing Ed Gillespie in the upcoming Senate election. The Virginia PBA endorsed Mark Warner in 2008. The release from the VAPBA is available below and online at this link.
Dismay. That was the reaction among many Floyd County residents organizing opposition to the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline when, during a Sept. 2 news conference, Gov. Terry McAuliffe touted the economic benefits of a separate interstate natural gas pipeline envisioned for a different region of the state.
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.”
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.
A fire that engulfed and destroyed an Elliston home may have been caused by a young child with a lighter.
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.
Josh Chambers had never heard of ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease before his father was diagnosed with the degenerative condition in 2006.
Radford University has launched a new concentration officials say will help address a shortage of mental health professionals across Virginia.
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.
This Sunday, September 14, at 4:00, there will be a free community gathering at the Floyd EcoVillage at 718 Franklin Pike.
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.
Pulaski’s Gary Roche is the new president of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police.
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.
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(…)
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation of a possible meth lab today at Stone’s Keep Lane in Elliston.