Bob Abraham Exhibit

Bob Abraham Exhibit

The Christiansburg Aquatic Center will host an exhibition for local photographer, Bob Abraham, on Sunday, August 10 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Gillespie on Proposed Health Insurance Rate Increases

Gillespie on Proposed Health Insurance Rate Increases

As Virginians got news that their health insurance premiums could rise by double-digits next year despite Senator Warner’s promises, Warner “did not respond to a request for comment.” Ed Gillespie issued the following statement: “Mark Warner said the most important thing that health care reform would do was lower costs. This week we learned that(…)

Telephone Scam Reported

Telephone Scam Reported

The Pulaski Police Department would like to warn the public of a current telephone scam targeting senior citizens. The caller will congratulate the senior victim for winning the lottery, a sweepstakes, or a new car.

Griffith to IRS: “You’re Not Fooling Anybody”

Griffith to IRS: “You’re Not Fooling Anybody”

On Thursday, July 24, 2014, Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) took to the floor of the House of Representatives to discuss ongoing Congressional investigations into the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal.

Photography & History Shine in Floyd

Photography & History Shine in Floyd

The focus during August and September in Floyd is the point where photography and history intersect. The next show to be exhibited at Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts Hayloft Gallery, August 9 – Sept. 27 (with the opening reception to be held on August 9 from 5 – 8 PM) will be Civil War(…)

9/9: Wounded Warrior Fundraiser

9/9: Wounded Warrior Fundraiser

Business Fraternity Delta Sigma Pi is hosting a fundraiser at the local BT’s Restaurant to raise money for their philanthropy of the Wounded Warrior Project. For every 7$ you spend, BT’s will donate 1$ to the cause. The event is on September 9th, 2014 from 5-9 PM. Come enjoy great food and drinks and support(…)

Floydfest attracts people from all walks of life

Floydfest attracts people from all walks of life

FloydFest 13 kicked off on Wednesday. Thousands of people from different walks of life will attend various events.

More than 100,000 Virginians to receive health insurance refunds

More than 100,000 Virginians to receive health insurance refunds

About 105,000 consumers in Virginia are receiving a total of $8.9 million in refunds from their health insurance plans under a provision of the Affordable Care Act.

FloydFest’s new parking includes smooth shuttle rides

FloydFest’s new parking includes smooth shuttle rides

During the first few years of FloydFest, patrons could drive their cars right onto the site, park them and set up camp.

Virginia’s Official talks about Blacksburg’s tech scene

Virginia’s Official talks about Blacksburg’s tech scene

Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones said it had been about a decade since his last visit. The man who oversees economic development across the state has heard about the burgeoning technology scene here, but this week was his first chance to see it taking shape firsthand.

Officials wait to hear impact of state revenue shortfall

Officials wait to hear impact of state revenue shortfall

Virginia Tech, Radford University and other public institutions avoided a state government shutdown last month that could have led to short- or long-term funding cuts, but a larger-than-expected state budget shortfall announced last week might still require cuts to higher education.

‘Spamalot’ heralds changes for Blacksburg theater group

‘Spamalot’ heralds changes for Blacksburg theater group

Earlier this week, it was said that what happens in Camelot, stays in Camelot. Of course, it was also said that your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries.

A Pearisburg Farmers Market?

A Pearisburg Farmers Market?

The Town of Pearisburg is trying to start a Farmers Market. If you would be interested in setting up please contact Lynne Hazelwood at 921-0340 or email lynne.hazelwood@pearisburg.org

Pulaski Police Respond to Bear Sightings

Pulaski Police Respond to Bear Sightings

The Pulaski Police Department has been receiving an increasing number of complaints of black bear sightings.

Blacksburg to Change Parking Downtown

Blacksburg to Change Parking Downtown

If you’d like to head downtown for lunch today but resist because you fear you won’t find convenient parking, one community is working to change that.

NRV Mall Shooter Sentenced to 38 Years

NRV Mall Shooter Sentenced to 38 Years

Neil MacInnis was sentenced today to a total of 68 years — with 30 suspended — for last year’s shootings at New River Community College’s satellite facility in the New River Valley Mall.

Floyd County Chamber Lunchtime Meeting

Floyd County Chamber Lunchtime Meeting

The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce is holding a lunchtime board/membership meeting in the new Buffalo Mountain Conference Room at Hotel Floyd on Tuesday, July 29, 12-2 p.m. Lunch, sponsored by Thomas and Wall Real Estate, will be provided for attendees.

Solarize Blacksburg participants enjoy green benefits

Solarize Blacksburg participants enjoy green benefits

Dozens of people in Blacksburg took part in its Solarize Blacksburg campaign earlier this year. Some are getting solar installed right now while others are reaping the benefits now that they’re using it. From WSLS WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Indian Run String Band Tonight

Indian Run String Band Tonight

It’s looking like a beautiful day for the Blacksburg Market Square Jam. Tonight’s host is Indian Run String Band. The Jam starts at 8pm after the Blacksburg Farmers Market and ends at 10pm. If you can’t make it out tonight, here’s a list of all of our upcoming jams for the remainder of the season.

Floyd County residents oppose plan for pipeline

Floyd County residents oppose plan for pipeline

A proposed natural gas pipeline through the New River Valley and Southern Virginia has residents in one county riled up.

New River Valley Mall shooter to be sentenced

New River Valley Mall shooter to be sentenced

The teenager who shot two people last year at the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg will be sentenced Wednesday.

Floydfest 13 gets underway today

Floydfest 13 gets underway today

Thousands of people will arrive in Floyd today for the start of Floydfest. This year, festival goers will notice some changes. Weather created a lot of issues last year and festival organizers decided it was time to revaluate the structure of the event. They have reduced the festival’s capacity by about 20%.