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Glencoe Mansion, Museum & Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the gallery showing of works by artist Yvonne Alderman. The Gallery will host an opening reception on Tuesday, March 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Yvonne Alderman is a native of Southwest Virginia, hailing from Carroll County. Growing up in the Blue Ridge, […]
Help us recognize the people who make an impact in the New River Valley! We need you to nominate worthy candidates for this year’s awards program. The Commission is accepting nominations for our regional awards until March 19th. Award recipients will be honored at the Commission’s Annual Dinner in May 2019. Please click on the […]
The Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity in partnership with the City of Radford Economic Development department invites businesses and leaders to attend a free workshop to learn about how to do business with the state of Virginia, local incentive opportunities and resources available to businesses in the region. “Each year the State […]
How are we preparing our public school students for the future? Budgetary concerns, staffing needs, school safety, rapidly changing technology, the current emphasis in Virginia on career and workforce readiness – all present challenges in Montgomery County and nationwide. A panel of educators from Montgomery County will provide a brief overview of the school system […]
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 8: “H.R. 8 would not prevent gun violence. It would make the exercise of Second Amendment freedoms and the right to self-defense more difficult for law-abiding citizens.”
Whether you already know how to back flip or whether you know nothing at all, but want to learn this workshop is for you. Instructors will be covering the back tuck (back flip), basic wall running, how these movements work together, and how we can put them together. This is gonna be tons of fun […]
The Blue Mountain School presents the 10th Annual Floyd Mardi Gras Costume Ball on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Dogtown Roadhouse. Enjoy a full night of eclectic, soul moving music featuring four bands and performers on the main stage that benefits Floyd’s Blue Mountain School. The Blue Mountain School is a Contemplative Progressive educational community […]
The Wilderness Road Regional Museum presents a Founder’s Day and Swiss Celebration on Sunday, March 3, 2019. Join the museum as we celebrate the Swiss Heritage of Newbern’s founder Adam Hance on the anniversary of the founding of Newbern, Virginia which was officially founded on March 3, 1810. Enjoy Swiss inspired food and drink samplings […]
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement regarding the vote in the United States Senate on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act: “It is inconceivable that a baby born alive, even if it is after an attempted abortion, should not have the same rights as any other newborn. Unfortunately, some elected officials have recently […]
Insulin Prices I recently held a meeting in the Ninth District with board members of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, as well as children who live with juvenile diabetes. They told me their stories. One of the challenges of living with juvenile diabetes is unfortunately too familiar to many, even those with other medical conditions. […]
Free Family Film Fest- SING! March 9, 2019 Join us in the Lyric Theatre at 10am for a FREE showing of SING! Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. partners with the Lyric Theatre to bring you Free family friendly movies once a month in November, December, January, February and March each year. Each movie will be shown at […]
New River Community College President Pat Huber was recently honored by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society as a Paragon Award winner. PTK is the premier international honor society recognizing the academic achievements of students at associate degree-granting colleges and helping them grow as scholars and leaders. The PTK Paragon Awards are given to new […]
New Chapter of Sweet Adelines, Int’l, an all female 4 part harmony chorus, is now forming in Blacksburg. All voice ranges are needed from the high tenor to the low bass voice. You do not need to be able to read music as learning tapes will be provided. For more information please e-mail Blacksburgshowchorus@gmail.com
On Saturday, March 9th, from 8 am to 10 am, the Mount Tabor Ruritan Club will be serving up scratch-made biscuits topped with delicious sausage gravy, or with the latest batch of our “world-famous” apple butter. Breakfast will be served in the Fellowship Hall of Slusser’s Chapel, 1543 Mount Tabor Rd, Blacksburg. This is below […]
The Christiansburg Public Works Department will be giving away leaves on March 1 from noon to 4 p.m. and March 2 from 8 a.m. to noon. The giveaways will be on Peppers Ferry Road, behind Walmart, near the proposed location for a park on the Truman Wilson Property. There will be signage in the area […]
Virginia State Police have arrested a 19-year-old male in connection with the death of another 19-year-old male that occurred early Saturday morning (Feb. 23) in Pulaski County. The murder occurred in the 7800 block of Cleburne Boulevard in Dublin. The investigation remains ongoing.
Radford, Va. – Construction on a new Food City development project is set to begin May 1st with a projected completion date of December 2019. The developers, Price-Williams Realty, is expected to make a $7M dollar investment into what they anticipate to be the start to a much larger development opportunity. Food City, an Abingdon […]
Today, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced $22.8 million to expand and diversify the economy in Appalachia’s coal-impacted communities through the POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Initiative. These 33 awards are projected to create or retain nearly 1,000 jobs, benefit over 3,300 students and workers, and leverage more than $21.8 million in […]