The unofficial start of summer is here and motorists are expected to pay the lowest price for gas in five years for the Memorial Day holiday. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased for 36 of the past 38 days, reaching $2.74 per gallon Friday.
Austin Sheppard has been located in the city of Radford.
Forty-one students in the 2015 associate degree nursing class at New River Community College received their NRCC nursing pins and their associate degrees at a recent ceremony at the college.
Four Montgomery County schools were recognized by the Virginia Department of Education in the Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) Incentive Program.
On Monday, law enforcement agents from throughout the New River Valley gathered to remember fallen officers. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office unveiled its newest way to honor for those who died in the line of duty. It’s a newly designed Ford truck with their names written on the hood.
Prices at the pump continue to climb, with the busy Memorial Day weekend just one week away. The national average price of gasoline (through Friday) had increased for 29 of the previous 32 days to $2.69 per gallon.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will hold its 11th annual Fallen Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 to honor officers who lost their lives or were injured during 2014. The public is invited to attend.
The Montgomery County Treasurer’s Office mailed real estate tax statements (2015-A) on May 13. Please note that payments must be postmarked by June 5.
The crash has now been cleared from the roadway. All lanes are open. Congestion may continue as the traffic dissipates.
Does your child have trouble making friends? Does he or she feel left out at school? Your child is invited to participate in a study that will teach him or her new ways to deal with problems like these and help him or her reduce stress related to problems with peers.
The Board of Supervisors last night approved construction of a $4.3 million Animal Care and Adoption Center to replace the County’s 1970s-era block masonry facility that currently only houses dogs.
A scenic and historical adventure through southwest Virginia’s beautiful New River Valley, the ride follows part of Daniel Boone’s Wilderness Road. This is a ride for the whole family to enjoy, with something for everyone— 4 routes to choose from ranging from a 29 mile relaxed journey for novices, to a 79 mile challenge for the fittest cyclist.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, will invest $6.015 million to expand and consolidate its manufacturing and assembly operations at its facility in the Town of Christiansburg in Montgomery County. The project will create 100 new jobs.
The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education recently received a financial grant of $500,000 from the Dominion Foundation (the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources) to benefit the Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative.
Shelor Motor Mile has picked winners for its Safe Driving Video contest. To win, local high schools had to create a video that educated their peers to make safe and responsible decisions about driving.
Montgomery County is breaking new ground to attract visitors to the area and to keep them there longer.
Mark Ward Faville, after being found guilty the voluntary manslaughter of his wife, “succumbed to injuries caused by a self-inflicted laceration from a non-metallic object,” according to a Christiansburg Police spokesperson.
They’re timid, afraid of all people, and adjusting to their new home. “We have a lot of volunteers that will just sit and spend time with them, read books to them, throw treats to them just to let them learn that people are OK,” said Matthew Brown, the adoption center director.
Domenic Saia was named principal at Price’s Fork Elementary School today. He has served as assistant principal at Auburn Elementary School since 2011. Prior to that, Saia was a school improvement coach and elementary teacher for Pulaski County Public Schools.
Robert Frost’s death hasn’t officially been ruled a suicide, as the state’s autopsy hasn’t been completed.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department has charged Austin S. Lilly, 25 years old, of Elliston, Virginia with Involuntary Manslaughter in the death of the three year old child who was killed in the collision between the automobile Lilly was driving and a Norfolk Southern train that occurred on March 25 of this year.
Lisa Lucas Gardner says she isn’t afraid. A Kroger employee accuses her of shoplifting? She can take him. Police officers search her home following accusations of theft? She’ll sue them in federal court.