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6 Comments

  1. Thomas M Edmonds
    November 10, 2017 @ 10:14 pm

    The Salvation Army in Christiansburg is in need of a refrigerator. If you have an extra or old one, they could really use it. They store items donated from local grocery stores (out of date items) for the soup kitchen each Monday and Friday. Without it, many needy people are going without.
    Thanks!

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  2. Doris Dobbins
    September 30, 2017 @ 9:30 pm

    Please Support this young man.

    ERIC BURDETTE
    BENEFIT SERVICE
    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017
    4:00 P.M.
    FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
    555 WEST ROCK ROAD
    RADFORD, VA 24141

    Blessings 2000 of the New River Valley joins with First Baptist Church in inviting you to come out and support a benefit program for Eric Burdette. Eric is a Senior and a Varsity Football Player at Radford High School, who is currently battling cancer.

    Thank you in advance for your kind support and generosity.
    ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE BURDETTE FAMILY

    For Additional Information Contact: Randy Olverson (540-320-9438), Marva Hickman (540-250-1203), or First Baptist Church (540-639-3873)

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  3. Tracy Burlingame
    August 24, 2017 @ 9:37 pm

    I would like to share a photo ,not sure how to do it. I tried what it says in the paper but does not work. (newrivervalley.roanoke.com)

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  4. Kristen Morrell
    August 23, 2017 @ 9:52 am

    Upcoming event: Local interest book signing Saturday in Christiansburg

    This Saturday, August 26, former Virginia Tech provost Fred Carlisle will be signing copies of his newest book, “Hollow and Home.” The event will take place from 1-3 p.m. at the Christiansburg Barnes & Noble (see event details below).

    The book speaks to the ongoing national conversation about the cultural divide between rural and urban America. It provides an exception to the belief that rural and small town areas are dysfunctional, a rebuttal to the New York Times bestseller “Hillbilly Elegy.”

    Carlisle tells his personal story of moving to a rural Southwest Virginia Hollow as a well-traveled, well-educated academic. Originally drawn to Clover Hollow because of its beauty, he is surprised to find a vibrant community between fifth and sixth-generation residents.

    The experience forces Carlisle to develop an appreciation for the rural way of life, and inspires him to discover his own roots in Delaware, Ohio, a place he prided himself on leaving behind.

    Event details:

    Christiansburg book signing
    August 26, 1-3 p.m.
    Barnes & Noble – Christiansburg
    110 Conston Ave NW, Christiansburg, VA 24073

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    About the author:

    E. Fred Carlisle has been writing about identity and place for years. He is the author of four previous books—two memoirs and studies of Walt Whitman and of Loren Eiseley. A former provost at Virginia Tech, he grew up in Ohio, enjoyed a long academic career, lived for a decade in the rural Virginia mountains, and now divides his time between Virginia and South Florida.

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  5. StraightStreetNRV StraightStreetNRV
    September 29, 2016 @ 1:16 pm

    I appreciate you all posting our event and keeping it fresh in people’s minds. I really enjoy reading your daily emails. On behalf of our local youth, Thanks
    Rev Bob Anderson
    540-230-7446

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