There’s been a lot of hullabaloo lately over how much we have to lose from gas pipelines planned to plow through the New River Valley. The environmental destruction they would require, potential leaks or accidents and the loss of private land under the guise of eminent domain make these pipelines a troubling idea from the […]
Montgomery County residents who have filed a personal property tax return with the Commissioner of Revenue for a motor vehicle will no longer be required to file additional personal property tax returns, except in cases where the status of the vehicle or owner changes.
Mental Health America of New River Valley (MHANRV), an agency dedicated to promotion of mental health and wellness in the region, is joining with the Jessie Peterman Memorial Library in Floyd to sponsor an opportunity for community residents affected by loss to suicide to participate with others around the nation and world in a day […]
Two prominent Floyd County business groups have joined forces to create a high profile and convenient source for information about county business organizations and related activities and events.
Winter months may offer most people a chance to give their lawn mowers a rest, but things are just about to heat up this offseason for LawnStarter, a Blacksburg-born startup trying to revolutionize the lawn care industry.
Eastern Montgomery High School senior Laura Foretich applied to eight colleges this week and other than several hours and a few tired fingers, the process didn’t cost her a thing.
The first numbers are coming back from Montgomery County’s ongoing real estate reassessment — and the New River Valley Apartment Council says its members’ property values are rising too much.
It all started with a pop. Joe Kaylor, owner and mechanic at Joe’s Garage, saw smoke coming out of a truck that had been sitting in his shop for a month.
Fire late Thursday afternoon and into the evening destroyed the auto repair business of Joe’s Garage, closed down U.S. 221 for a while and threatened other properties as first responders from Floyd and Montgomery counties fought to bring the conflagration under control.
Floyd’s Town Manager has resigned. At Thursday’s Town Council meeting, Lance Terpenny submitted a letter informing council members he was stepping down. Terpenny, who has held the post for four years, stated as he neared age 60 he is planning a different pace of life. Floyd Press
After a bird collided with her office window last year, one Virginia Tech researcher decided it was time to act.
Roanoke officials have released the names of two men killed in a fiery accident on Route 11 in Pulaski County. Timothy Wayne Jones, 45, of Pulaski and his passenger David Eugene Rupe, 53, of Pulaski were killed on Friday, November 7. Cause of the accident is still under investigation.
Giles County residents get the chance to make their voices heard about a possible natural gas pipeline through their county.
Lynn Adams/SWT Bill Zuti, owner of Barrel Cave Wines, accepts the Small Business of the Year Award during the 62nd annual Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner Thursday night at the Draper Mercantile. …read more : The Southwest Times
Lynn Adams/SWT Janet Johnson (center), whose work “has touched the lives of the down and out, the less fortunate and those needing help in emergency situations,” received The Southwest Times’ Civic Honors Award during the 62nd annual Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner Thursday night at the Draper Mercantile. Johnson is joined by editor […]
Lynn Adams/SWT Lars Blomberg, vice president for Volvo North America Trucks, received the Business Executive of the Year Award during the 62nd annual Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner Thursday night at the Draper Mercantile. Blomberg, who now lives in his home country of Sweden, thanked his many business associates with the chamber of […]