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The Blacksburg Police Departments is investigating an incident that occurred at Blacksburg High School on February 23, 2018. The Blacksburg Police Department (in the course of investigating an unrelated incident) recovered a 22-caliber pistol located in the vehicle of a Blacksburg High School student. The vehicle was parked on school property at the time of […]
9th Annual Caring Connections Caregiver Conference and Resource Fair, “Caregiving with Open Hearts and Helping Hands” will take place Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Edwards Hall, New River Community College, Dublin, Virginia For more information to register for the conference, contact: New River Valley Agency on Aging 540 – […]
The Town of Blacksburg, in partnership with the Blacksburg Business Relations Committee, launched the first in a series of customer satisfaction surveys asking the simple question, “How Are We Doing?” Beginning with development services, contractors, sub-contractors, developers, business owners, and others are asked about their most recent experiences working with the town’s Planning and Building, and Engineering and GIS […]
The Blacksburg Police Department has one message for potential recruits, “Serve at Home.” This month, the police department launched its Serve at Home campaign in an effort to reach individuals who want to make a difference in the Blacksburg community. “Our goal is to find and recruit the very finest this country has to offer […]
Simply Elemental 2018 is now accepting submissions for Visual Art and for the first time Performing Artists as well! Up to eight performing artists will be invited to hold a free event for the public in the gardens. In addition, three to five performing artists will be invited to join the Opening Reception for Simply […]
Radford University has been recognized by the Annual RegisteredNursing.org RN Program State Rankings as the #2 & #8 ranked RN program in Virginia. You can find a full ranking at this link. We have ranked the top 20 nursing schools in Virginia by analyzing current and historical NCLEX-RN “pass rates”, meaning the percentage of graduates […]
Public Works crews will be removing old parking meter poles downtown on Friday, Feb. 23. Work is expected to begin in the area of 9 N. Franklin Street at 8 a.m. At about 9:30 a.m., crews will move to the area of 5 Roanoke Street. Work is expected to be complete by noon. There will […]
The Christiansburg Aquatic Center will be hosting a regional swim meet Feb. 23-25. The competition, leisure and therapy pool will be closed on these days. The cardio room will be open as normal. For more information, please call the Christiansburg Aquatic Center at (540) 381-7665 or visit www.christiansburg.org/aquatics.
A course for those interested in entering the contracting field will be offered on Saturday, March 10, at New River Community College in Dublin. This eight-hour Building Contractor’s Licensing course is recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation’s Board for Contractors. Topics of instruction include laws relating to the Board […]
Thanks to Blacksburg Rotary Club’s $10,000 donation to the Alliance for Better Childcare Strategies (ABCs) scholarship fund, local working parents will have the opportunity to access high quality full-time early education. The Blacksburg Rotary Club gave a $10,000 contribution to ABCs’ scholarship fund for preschoolers, Bridging the Gap. This large gift will serve as seed […]
The Floyd Center for the Arts announces an open exhibition on the theme of Spring Time. All artists, community members and organizations are welcome to submit work in any medium(s). Applications Due by Friday, March 9, 2018 As long winter nights are quickly replaced by lengthening days, thoughts often turn toward warmer weather and new […]
Blacksburg Police and Blacksburg Rescue responded to a report that an adult male had fallen and suffered injuries near the 1600 block of Patrick Henry Drive. The male subject was located and unresponsive. Rescue transported the subject to Lewis Gale Montgomery Hospital. He was later transferred to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he died from his […]
The 11th annual Empty Bowls event will be held at The Floyd County High School on April 8th 11:30 to 2pm. The Floyd Center for the Arts invites potters of all experience levels to come make use of our studio, materials, and equipment, free of charge, under the condition that the pieces made are to […]
Registration is open for New River Community College’s short-term professional truck driving course. During the hands-on training, participants will learn truck driving skills and take the Virginia DMV’s Class A Commercial Driver’s test to obtain a CDL credential. One session begins March 5 and runs through April 13. The session will be held Monday through […]
Committees are the engines that drive Congress. At the committee level, Members of Congress learn about issues, carefully consider legislation, and conduct oversight to see what works in the Federal Government and what doesn’t. Serving on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, as I do, means a busy schedule. We have a broad jurisdiction that […]
02/23/18, 9:30 am – 11:30 am, $10/$12 – Heart of the Child Music Education 02/23/18, 6:30pm – 10:30pm, $5 – The Friday Night Jamboree with The Farleys at 6:30, The Little Stoney Nighthawks at 7:30, and 2 Young 2 Old at 9:00. 02/24/18, 12:00pm – 3:00 pm, free – Americana Afternoons with Henry Hardt’s Mudcats […]
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST SATURDAY NIGHT. * WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total wet snow accumulations of up to two inches, with localized amounts up to 4 inches, mainly higher ridges of the Alleghanys. Ice accumulations of a light glaze, except up to two tenths along 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 13th. Award recipients will be honored at the Commission’s Annual Dinner in May 2018. Please click on the […]