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More than 70 entrants participated in this year’s Christmas Parade in downtown Christiansburg on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. The theme was “All I Want for Christmas.” The winners of 2017 Christmas Parade are: If you missed the parade, you can watch a video of it here. Thank you to all of the participants […]
Blacksburg Master Chorale presents Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, December 17, 7:30 p.m., The Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech. Tickets are available at https://www.blacksburgmasterchorale.org/
Join us at the Floyd Country Store on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 7:30 PM for a live show with Will Lee, Danny Knicely & John Flower. Tickets are $12 advance, $15 day of show. This is exquisite Bluegrass by Virginia’s finest! Will, Danny and John navigate a deep and intuitive current of time, melody […]
The Floyd Community Theatre Guild and The June Bug Center would like to invite you to a day of Winter Fun. If you would like to participate in Caroling through town, you must sign up by December 9th so we can figure out the carpool. We will be meeting at the June Bug Center at […]
Join The Crossings at Blacksburg for the seasonal stylings of The Blacksburg Community Band. We’ll delight in the joyful noise and enjoy the Chef’s featured festive bites as we kick off the holidays. Light refreshments and snacks will be served. December 18th from 7 to 8 pm. RSVP by Friday, December 15th by calling 540-317-3463.
As a key business of Floyd, VA, The Floyd Country Store considers supporting its community an integral part of its mission. One way that the store does this is through a Pay-It-Forward initiative, which allows customers to purchase a $5 coupon that can be redeemed for a meal by anyone that needs it. “I know […]
Sub-freezing temperatures will keep untreated roads and sidewalks slick with snow and black ice this morning. Use caution if you travel this morning, and allow for extra time to reach your destination.
Jerusalem Disclaimer: This column deals with a Middle Eastern issue. It is dangerous to make any attempt to explain the Middle East in less than four volumes, but on the issue of our embassy in Jerusalem, I will attempt to nonetheless. The city of Jerusalem holds a place of special importance in the story of […]
On December 7, 2017, Montgomery County sold the front 5.49 acre parcel of the former Blacksburg Middle School site to Midtown Redevelopment L.L.C., for $2.5 million. “Selling the front parcel of the old Blacksburg Middle School means progress, both for the County and for the Town of Blacksburg,” said Montgomery County Board of Supervisors Chair […]
On Thursday December 7, 2017 at approximately 2:30 pm the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle crash involving three vehicles. The crash occurred in the southbound lane of Route 11 near the Wright Avenue Intersection. Upon arrival three vehicles were located, a 2014 Nissan Car, a 1996 Ford Car and a 1999 […]
The Town of Christiansburg’s Public Works department will be holding leaf and wood chip give-aways on Dec. 15 and 16. Residents are encouraged to stop by from 12-4 p.m. on Dec. 15 and 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on Dec. 16 to pick up free leaves and wood chips. The give-aways will be held off of Peppers […]
The Town of Christiansburg’s Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce it will be joining other local recreation departments in a new youth softball organization affiliated with the Babe Ruth Softball League. Blacksburg Softball Association, Montgomery County Parks and Recreation, Radford Parks and Recreation, Pulaski County Parks and Recreation, Pembroke Recreation, Pearisburg Recreation and […]
Virginia landowners, Bold Alliance and other advocates on Thursday vowed to continue the fight against the Mountain Valley Pipeline, despite the Virginia State Water Control Board’s issuance of a permit for the proposed fracked gas pipeline project. “Today, the state of Virginia ignored science and the citizens of our state; the State Water Control Board […]
The first public meeting for the Downtown Blacksburg Strategy was held on Monday, Dec. 4 at the Blacksburg Community Center. Approximately 110 members of the Blacksburg community attended to hear a presentation by Development Strategies on the Downtown Strategy process. The presentation highlighted changing conditions in Blacksburg that directly impact Downtown, and offered a framework […]
The Christiansburg Aquatic Center will welcome the Swim and Tri Winter Invite to the facility this weekend, Dec. 7-10. This is a USA Swimming/Virginia Swimming age group invite meet. The competition pool will close Thursday, Dec. 7, at noon and remain closed until 7:15 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 11. The leisure and therapy pools will […]
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today unanimously advanced H.R. 2880, the Promoting Closed-Loop Pumped Storage Hydropower Act, introduced by Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA). The bill would streamline the licensing process the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) uses on closed-loop pumped storage projects. It would also require FERC to hold […]
Dec. 8, 9 & 10 6-9 pm. Annual drive-thru Live Nativity. Stay in your car and enjoy the streets of Bethlehem, the shepherds watching over their flocks, the wisemen, and the manager scene commemorating the birth of Jesus. Free admission. 2196 Harding Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060-9130
Firstly, thank you to everyone who contributed to our Holiday Food Drive! We received a wonderfully overwhelming amount of turkey money as well as other items needed for our Thanksgiving meal boxes. It would not have been possible without the generosity of YOU, the community. This year the grand total of families served in Montgomery […]