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For those who have an interest in 3-D printing, New River Community College is offering 3-D printing workshops this month in Christiansburg. “Hands on 3-D Printing” (#8861) will take participants through the steps of manipulating and printing a 3-D file. Students will learn how to manipulate text, edit an existing file, export the printer file […]
Twenty years ago, the Christiansburg Recreation Center opened its doors for the first time. From 3-7 p.m. on Nov. 7, the Christiansburg Parks and Recreation Department is inviting the community to help celebrate this anniversary. During the event, admission to the Christiansburg Recreation Center will be free for all community members, and attendees can participate […]
Join the Montgomery County-Radford City-Floyd County Branch of the NAACP as We Honor our Veterans who Proudly and Bravely Served. The guest speaker will be Lamont Calloway, Gunnery Sergeant (Retired) United States Marines. The Virginia Tech Corp of Cadets Color Guard will present the colors. We Invite All Veterans to Participate in the Processional. A […]
Join Dr. P. Diann B. Clark in the Book Launch and Signing of her first book, Just Keep On Livin’. November 12, 2017 from 3 PM to 6 PM at The River Course, 8400 River Course Dr. Radford, VA 24141. Just Keep On Livin’ is a testament to never giving up on your dreams. Full […]
Town elections are very important. We need to elect a person who can lead Christiansburg into “Small town living at its best”. Do we want someone who has devoted 17 years to community service? Or do we want someone who just decided he would like to be mayor without any experience? The future of our […]
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after finding two people in the Old Baltimore Road area dead with gunshot wounds. Police consider the deaths an isolated incident.
No Kid Hungry Virginia has awarded more than $175,000 to 43 schools across 17 divisions across the Commonwealth in breakfast grant funding to pursue alternative ways to get more kids eating breakfast across Virginia. One in six kids in Virginia live in families that struggle with hunger. Research shows that this hunger has long-term ramifications […]
New River Community College will offer several one-day workshops on Microsoft Office computer programs in November. “PowerPoint: Advanced” will extend participants’ knowledge of PowerPoint to use slide masters, and apply effects such as transitions and timings. Other concepts include working with images, media files, animation, SmartArt, tables, charts, create action buttons and equations. Participants will […]
It’s that time of the year! Hot cider, colorful leaves, cozy weather, pumpkin carving, and trick-or-treating. Radford Early Learning Center Inc. is taking the time to enjoy fun fall activities at its annual Fall Fest, Saturday, October 28. Beginning at 10 a.m., Radford preschool students, families and the local Radford community will join in the […]
Join us for a night on the Calfee Park field as we watch everyone’s favorite – Hocus Pocus on the jumbotron! A great family-fun night! Bring your blankets and chairs! Concessions will be available. Oct 27 at 7:30 PM Pulaski Yankees 700 S Washington Ave Pulaski, Virginia 24301
New River Community College’s fourth annual Comic Con will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at NRCC in Dublin. The event, sponsored by the NRCC library, will feature artists, authors and dealers from around the New River Valley and beyond. The schedule for panel discussions is as follows: 10:30 […]
The upcoming Floyd County Chamber of Commerce Spooktacular Gala at Chantilly Farm will feature dancing music provided by DJ, Casey Worley, and food catered by Blue Ridge Mountain Catering. This Halloween-themed event on Thursday, October 26th, 5 – 9pm, will include spooky storytelling, face painting support to complete your costume, and a preview performance of […]
The Christiansburg Aquatic Center is offering Black Friday specials on six-month memberships and 12-visit passes from Nov. 20-25. During this time, buy a six-month membership and get six additional months free, or buy a 12-visit pass and get 12 additional visits free. You may purchase a 12-visit pass or six-month membership for yourself and give […]
In December of last year the Blacksburg Town Council passed Ordinance 1807, or the Homestay Ordinance. This made short term rentals, with limitations and parameters, permissible in Blacksburg. There are many people in Blacksburg who rely on the added income that using a web-based service platform like AirBnB can provide – in some cases, this […]
Halloween Dance with The Whitetop Mountain Band at The Floyd Country Store Join us on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm for an old-time dance with the Whitetop Mountain Band. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Whitetop Mountain Band is a family-based band from the highest mountains of Virginia. Whitetop, Virginia is an area […]
HallowHIM Trunk-or-Treat Festival for kids in 6th grade and younger. Free event. Games, Candy, Story Time, Trunk-or-treat, Snacks, Hot Dogs. Bring a bag or bucket to collect candy. Family friendly costumes encouraged! Saturday, October 28th at 4:00 pm at Max Creek Baptist Church, 3000 Old Rte 100, Draper, VA 24324.
Registration is open for an upcoming pharmacy technician training session offered by New River Community College. The session will meet for six weeks beginning Nov. 2, and will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Dublin. The course teaches students information, techniques and procedures needed to assist the pharmacist in […]
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m. The merchants of downtown Blacksburg and the Blacksburg Police Department are ready to welcome you for a safe and happy Halloween in the downtown area. Once again this year the Blacksburg Police Department will promote their two year-round campaigns for the town – Blacksburg Be Safe (a K-12 initiative) and No Hokie […]