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The music of The Country Boys and Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer will be featured during New River Community College’s Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree on Saturday, Nov. 11. Music will begin at 6 p.m. in 117 Edwards Hall at NRCC in Dublin. The Country Boys have been playing traditional bluegrass and bluegrass gospel […]
Tax Reform Update: The House Ways and Means Committee recently released its bill to reform the tax code and started to mark up the bill on November 6. During the markup, the committee debates this legislation and considers amendments offered by any member of the committee. The whole House is expected to vote on the bill […]
Want to try biking but don’t have a group of riders or a bike? Come with us and discover the beauty of the New River Rail Trail. The trail’s level gradient and short sections makes it great for visitors of all abilities. Trip will include bike rental, guide, and transportation. Personal bikes are welcome; please […]
Fall leaf collection in Christiansburg will run from Nov. 6 – Dec. 29, weather permitting. Please pile loose leaves along your street property line and make sure that piles are free of trash and brush. Please do your best to not block drainage ditches, sidewalks, sanitary sewer clean outs, or utility meter boxes with leaves. […]
UPDATE: Mr. Steele was arrested at 106 Sixth Street Apt. 4, in Pulaski on November 6, 2017 at 1:10 a.m. He was arrested without incident and is being held at New River Regional Jail without bond. No further information will be released at this time. Original release: Radford City Police Department is asking for the […]
Shawsville Middle School was awarded partial accreditation by the Virginia Board of Education, following an application as a reconstituted school. This designation recognizes the achievement gains realized at the school and provides additional state support for the school as they work to continue raising their achievement scores. “I am glad that the gains being made […]
Election day is rapidly approaching, with both local and state races. I think any of the three candidates would be competent in the position of Mayor of Blacksburg, but I’d like to elaborate on why I am voting for Krisha Chachra. Primarily, I think our town is ready for a cultural shift in its governance, […]
Sick of dark mornings on your way to school or work? It’s your time to rise and shine. Just like pumpkin spice, falling leaves and football, another rite of autumn is upon us: The end of daylight saving time, which will occur at 2 a.m. Sunday Nov. 5. Starting Sunday, that one hour of daylight […]
Join us for The Floyd Radio Show on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm! Featuring Dori Freeman, The New Smokey Valley Boys, and The New Standard Bluegrass Band. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 day of show. Dori Freeman is a singer and songwriter from Galax, VA. Her music blurs the finer lines […]
The Christiansburg Aquatic Center is hosting the H2Okie November swim meet this weekend, Nov. 3-5. All pools will close at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, and remain closed throughout the weekend. Pools will reopen Monday morning.
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today voted in support of H.R. 849, the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act. He cosponsored this bill, which was introduced by Congressman Phil Roe (R-TN). Congressman Griffith issued the following statement: “Obamacare has many flaws, but the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) is among the worst. IPAB gives unelected bureaucrats […]
The New River Valley Fairgrounds in Dublin, VA presents the 2017 NRV Holiday Expo on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Enjoy food, crafts and holiday items from crafters and vendors! Door prizes will be given away! Take photos with Santa and Friends or enjoy the Kids’ Pancake Breakfast with Santa from 9-10 am featuring gourmet pancakes […]
The Montgomery Floyd Regional Library Foundation presents the 5th Annual Bountiful Baskets Auction for the Montgomery Floyd Regional Libraries on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Blacksburg Library. The 2017 Bountiful Baskets Auction to support the Montgomery Floyd Regional Library Foundation is a great night out for a great cause! Plan to spend an evening […]
Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts presents ‘Nosferatu: A Vampire Tale For Our Times‘ by Ping Chong Internationally recognized artist Ping Chong directs his interdisciplinary performance piece combining elements of F.W. Murnau’s 1922 classic vampire film, original text, choreography, sound, and mask work. Set in a modern upscale apartment, “Nosferatu” portrays the lives of a shallow, […]
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office has identified the husband and wife who were found deceased on October 29, 2017 in a Draper residence. The male has been identified as 48-year-old Joseph Trueheart Jr. and the female has been identified as 46-year-old Angelika Trueheart. The preliminary investigation by Pulaski County Investigators and the Office of the […]
Lessons from the Storms The 2017 hurricane season has been the most active and destructive to the United States in a number of years. From Puerto Rico to Texas, storms have caused devastation, some of which lingers long after the hurricanes have dissipated. The challenge of rebuilding is daunting. As part of the rebuilding process, […]
Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Huckleberry Hustle 5k “Getting Scary on the Huckleberry.” We loved all of the costumes and were impressed by your times! Check out this list of results from the Oct. 28 run: Female Overall 1st – Mia Jones 2nd – Ella Semtner 3rd – Kim Kitts Male […]
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors unanimously (7-0) approved a Resolution to petition the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a rehearing on FERC’s recent Order issuing a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing, with conditions, the construction and operation of the Mountain Valley Pipeline Project. The Board of Supervisors approved this action based […]