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Washington, D.C. has been the nation’s capital for over 200 years. The Capitol Building, the White House, and the Supreme Court Building are all located there. So are the headquarters of most federal agencies. Because of the explosion of government agencies and programs since World War II, Washington, D.C. and its suburbs have grown in […]
On Jan. 9, an individual broke into the Redline Tire and Lube business on Depot Street in Christiansburg. Anyone with information regarding this crime or the individual pictured below is being asked to contact Sgt. Jon Gunter at 540-382-6123, ext 318.
More than 450 New River Valley residents have been placed on the President’s and Dean’s Lists in recognition of their academic excellence during the fall 2017 semester at New River Community College. To be placed on the President’s List, a student must have taken 12 college-level semester hours or more, attained a grade point average […]
Sunday, February 4, 2018, First Baptist Church at 555 West Rock Road will hold Soup Bowl Sunday. The members of First Baptist, friends, neighboring churches, and the community bring their favorite soups and desserts to celebrate the fellowship meal together. The meal will take place beginning at 1:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Center. The Pastor […]
Nurse.org , the web’s leading career site for nurses, has recognized Carilion New River Valley Medical Center as one of the top hospitals for nurses to work for in Virginia. Over the past two years, Nurse.org has collected 1,118 surveys of nurses from 107 hospitals in Virginia about their workplace satisfaction. The data from the […]
Waldvogel Commercial Properties, Inc. is pleased to announce the lease of 1259 E. Main Street in Salem, VA to American Family RV. Headquartered in Chesapeake, VA, American Family RV opened their doors in 2012. Salem, their second location, with over 21,000 square feet of showroom, office and service area on 8 acres will provide room […]
A 19-year-old man is in police custody on two counts of Rape (Felony) and two counts of Object Sexual Penetration (Felony). Lemma, Yeabsira 19, of Blacksburg, Virginia has been arrested without incident Sunday (January 21, 2018). Yeabsira is being held without bond at the Montgomery County Jail. The charges are the result of on-going investigations […]
The Montgomery County-Radford City-Floyd County Branch of the NAACP in conjunction with the Pulaski County Branch of the NAACP hosted the area’s 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration on January 14th at Asbury United Methodist Church in Christiansburg. Once the sanctuary was filled, extra chairs were placed in the aisles and the narthex. Some […]
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement about the government shutdown caused by a Senate Democratic filibuster: “Senator Schumer and his Democratic Senate colleagues have chosen to shut down the government for their own political purposes. There is nothing in the continuing resolution (CR) passed by the House of Representatives on January 18 that […]
The New River Valley Disability Resource Center (NRV DRC) will host an informational workshop on legal issues impacting people with disabilities by the disAbility Law Center of Virginia on Friday, January 26, 2018 beginning at 10 a.m. The event will be located at 53 West Main Street, Suite A in downtown Christiansburg and is an […]
The New River Valley Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution will be meeting at the Blacksburg Public Library Meeting Room on January 22, 2018 AT 6 pm. The library is located just off South Main Street at 200 Miller Street. The Fort Chiswell Society, Children of the American Revolution will present a program on their […]
Congressman Morgan Griffith voted on January 18, 2018 to fund the government and avoid a shutdown. He issued the following statement today about President Trump’s handling of the #SchumerShutdown: “Today, President Trump had to start dealing with a government shutdown. I commend him for recognizing there are many tools available to the executive branch to […]
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Montgomery County and Radford and members of Volunteer Pulaski participated in the 10th annual Supplies for Seniors program in conjunction with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. The focus of the project is to assist seniors and veterans stretch their limited income and provide basic […]
Special Agent in Charge Adam S. Lee of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Richmond Field Office, requests the public’s assistance in identifying the individual believed responsible for a series of multi-state bank robberies that have occurred September, 2017 to January, 2018; and who investigators have nicknamed “The Chameleon Beard Bandit”. Investigators believe the following financial […]
Yogi Berra is said to have commented once, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” I think I understood what he meant after I, along with the Republican House majority, voted yet again on January 18 to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This is the third time I have voted for an extension of […]
Sunny skies prompted plenty of snow melt during the day Friday. However, that same sunshine has helped to evaporate a lot of the moisture. Any remaining isolated water on untreated roads, sidewalks, and parking lots will refreeze overnight as temperatures are forecast to fall into the 20s. Travelers are urged to continue to use caution […]
On January 17, 2018, Pulaski County in partnership with the Town of Pulaski officially announced Newcan Corporation is moving their headquarters and their main production facility from Holbrook, MA to Pulaski, Virginia. The move will bring 40 new jobs and an investment of $4 million to Pulaski County. Newcan is a recognized leader in the […]
Much of southeast West Virginia and southwest Virginia had temperatures in the mid teens to mid 20s early this morning. Areas of snow and ice remained on roads and sidewalks. Some roads that appear clear may be covered by a thin layer of ice. Plenty of sunshine will push temperatures above freezing by noon. A […]