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Christiansburg’s favorite event is back for its 6th year! The 2018 Chow Down Downtown Food Truck Rodeo will be held on Friday, September 21 from 5-10 pm on West Main Street in Downtown Christiansburg. The event will feature some of the best food trucks from the New River and Roanoke Valleys, Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and more. […]
UPDATE 4:00 PM – Authorities found Patrick Greggor Wednesday afternoon with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Giles County Sheriff’s Office. The Giles County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate 29 year-old Patrick Greggor of Pembroke, VA, who was reported missing on 9/18/2018. He is a white male who is approximately 6’1” and […]
Buckle up: Racing is returning to Motor Mile Speedway in 2019. The New River Valley short track will soon be unveiling its 2019 calendar of events, which will feature a 10-date race schedule in addition to its slate of anticipated special events. Alongside the Late Model headliners, support divisions competing next season include Limited Sportsman, […]
The Radford City Police are aware that citizens are receiving recorded phone calls asking them to call back in reference to a legal matter. The recording implies that the receiver of the call has been charged criminally. There is often a threat that if the person doesn’t respond within a certain time, the local “COPS” […]
On September 18th, 2018 between the hours of 9 and 11PM, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting an informational checkpoint at North Fork Baptist Church, located at 1436 Jennelle Road. The purpose of this checkpoint is to attempt to obtain any information related to the disappearance of three month old, Arieanna Day, whose […]
Allison Caudill, a student at New River Community College, has been awarded a national Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarship. The Leaders of Promise scholarship program helps selected members of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society with financial expenses while enrolled at a two-year college. Caudill is one of 200 Phi Theta Kappa members from across […]
Glencoe Mansion, Museum and Gallery in Radford will be marking its 20th Anniversary on October 13, 2018. The milestone will be celebrated with a day of activities, food, the debut of the “1890s Dinner Party” history exhibit and a new art gallery show. Highlighting the event will be three presentations that help place the history […]
Free Online Singing Lessons will be offered by the Wilderness Road Chorus, a community group of women who sing four-part harmony, a cappella, barbershop style. Two-minute free singing lessons will be on the Wilderness Road Chorus Facebook page. To view the short lessons live, “Like” the Facebook page. Tune in to our page at about […]
National NAACP Youth and College Division Director, Tiffany D. Loftin will guide, encourage and empower youth to develop plans to advocate for the issues most important to them in our communities. The Youth Advocacy Summit is open to middle, high school and college students. This Summit is free but you must register. The Youth Advocacy […]
The sandbags distributed in advance of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Florence do not need to be returned to the Town of Blacksburg, however, if residents wish to do so, they may be dropped off Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:00 pm at the Public Works lot, 2700 Prosperity Road. Residents are encouraged […]
On 09/14/2018 a Radford City Grand Jury indicted Phillip Bryant Foster, age 57, of Radford, Virginia on multiple indictments related to sexually related crimes. The crimes involved multiple victims and occurred over a lengthy period of time beginning in 1994. Mr. Foster has been indicted on the following counts: 14 counts of animate object […]
Health care policy touches on some of the most important and personal decisions people make. From my vantage point on the Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, I continue to look for ways to improve health care in the Ninth District. Health care policy revolves around quality, availability, and affordability. All three of […]
There are numerous reports of flooding in the region. If you have photos you’d like to share with our readers, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, or text them to 540.558.8454.
Overnight, gusty winds and heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Florence have downed trees and flooded roads in western Virginia. Rain is still falling and flooding will continue to impact travel today. As of 4:30 a.m., dozens of roads in VDOT’s Salem District are blocked by down trees or are covered by standing water. […]
If your organization has a change of plans or an announcement please sent it to email@example.com Life-threatening flash flooding, and prolonged significant river flooding, remains LIKELY this weekend into next week! The New River @ Radford projected to have major flooding over the next 24 to 72 hours. Please monitor closely and make preperations now […]
The Flash Flood Watch continues for Portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe, Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia, Carroll, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Roanoke, Smyth, and Wythe. * From 8 AM EDT Saturday through Monday evening […]
More sandbags tomorrow! The Town of Blacksburg will have a sandbag filling station for residents at the Blacksburg Community Center, 725 Patrick Henry Dr., Saturday, Sept. 15, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. or until supplies run out. Sandbags and shovels will be provided for individuals to fill their own sandbags. There is a six bag […]
***URGENT SCAM ALERT*** We have received seven phone calls from citizens today that state that the IRS has called them demanding money. The caller threatens to have the citizen arrested or to file a lawsuit against them. It appears that the scammers are contacting citizens on both cell phones and landlines. This is a definite […]