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Kids are invited to the YMCA Christmas Village, a free event where they will be able to: -meet Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus -shop for great gifts at special North Pole prices -wrap presents with the help of elves -and much more (Santa has lots of surprises in store)! Follow the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/124420438228212/ Tell […]
The Christiansburg Farmers’ Market will host a special Christmas at the Market event on Friday, December 8, from 4-9 p.m. on Hickok Street in downtown Christiansburg. The event will take place in conjunction with the Christmas Parade, which will begin at 7 p.m. on Main Street. Christmas at the Market is open to artisans and […]
Small Business Saturday FLOYD VA on Saturday Nov 25 shop local – shop Floyd ! SAMPLING OF FLOYD SPECIALS & HAPPENINGS Nov 24-26, Fri, Sat & Sun – 16 Hands Fall Art Tour Nov 24-26 Fri, Sat & Sun – WinterSun will be having one of its favorite clearance sales Nov 25-26, Sat & Sun […]
Christiansburg Police responded at 6:47 a.m. today to a call in reference to a male passed out and not breathing in the 2000 block of Simpson Road. Police and Christiansburg Rescue discovered a semi-responsive male, who was revived with Narcan and transported to a local hospital. While on scene, officers found a large quantity of […]
On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, HS Development, L.L.C., purchased the former Blacksburg High School from Montgomery County. “I am glad we have completed the sale of the old Blacksburg High School property,” said Christopher Tuck, Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors. “Now we will be able to reinvest the three $1 million payments […]
Montgomery County’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) closed on 124 acres of property adjacent to the County’s Falling Branch Corporate Park at a cost of $2.5 million (or roughly $20,161 per acre) today, November 21, 2017. “This is a step forward in diversifying opportunities both for existing businesses within Montgomery County to expand as well as […]
Administrative offices Wednesday, Nov. 22 – Closing at noon Thursday, Nov. 23 – Friday, Nov. 24 – Closed Refuse/recycling Northeast Quadrant Thursday, Nov. 23 – There will be no refuse/recycling Northeast Quadrant. Makeup service will be Saturday, Nov. 25. Please have all refuse and recycling at the curb by 7 a.m. Blacksburg Transit Saturday, Nov. […]
There are some traditions that are inherent to America: our national anthem, respecting the men and women who dedicate their lives in service to our country, the right to vote, and perhaps most predominant – our American flag. When we pledge allegiance to our American flag, feelings of respect, pride, and duty often resonate. However, […]
Christiansburg Town Hall will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 22, Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of Thanksgiving. Town Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 27. The Christiansburg Aquatic Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 22, closed on Nov. 23, and open from 8 […]
This week, people across the Ninth District and the country will sit down to celebrate Thanksgiving, the oldest uniquely American holiday. Thanksgiving was an established tradition well before the United States came into being. While most Americans are taught that Plymouth Colony’s harvest festival with local Native Americans in the fall of 1621 was the […]
Twelve student leaders from various NRCC clubs and organizations attended the 2017 VCCS Student Leadership Conference in Virginia Beach from November 10-12. The conference focused on providing instruction and information to increase all aspects of student leadership. Over 350 VCCS students, college and system office staff attended.
On Sunday, the Virginia House Republican Caucus elected Delegate Nick Rush (R-Montgomery) as Majority Whip for the 2018-19 General Assembly. Majority Whip Rush will join the leadership team comprising of Speaker-designee Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Majority Leader Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah) and Caucus Chairman Tim Hugo (R-Fairfax). “I deeply appreciate the confidence my colleagues have placed […]
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “Our current tax system is a mess. I voted in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to improve the tax code for families and businesses working to create jobs in our […]
The Blacksburg Town Council unanimously passed a resolution calling on the Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RAAP) to address environmental hazards, as well as listing recommendations for further accountability measures to be taken. The resolution stated “The council recognizes the RAAP’s impact on community health, economic development, and the overall quality of life for Blacksburg residents […]
The Women’s Bible Study has been busy crafting for their annual Christmas Bazaar. Part one of the bazaar Will take place on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Radford Recreation Center. The time for the event is 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. They will have Part two on Sunday, December 3, 2017 beginning at 1:00 […]
Come on out & get all of your Christmas Shopping done in one place! Many local crafters and independent consultants including: Thirty-One, Paparazzi Jewelry, Scentsy, The Funky Goat, Gemstone Jewelry by Jeanna, Daisy’s Kitchen, H2O at Home, Posh Pampering Products, Author Connie Wholford, Timber Market Company, Monat Hair Care, Premier Designs Jewelry, Shabby Chic Primitives, […]
Join us Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm for a live show and dance with the Caleb Klauder Country Band. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 day of show. The Handmade Music School is presenting workshops for vocal, pedal steel guitar, fiddle and upright bass with members of the band on Saturday afternoon at […]
On November 14th 2017 at approximately 11:00 am, the Radford City Police Department responded to the 300 block of West Main Street for a report that a male subject was accosting patrons of a business and claiming to be armed with a firearm. The offender was located in the 400 block of West Main Street […]