Radford’s 19th annual Memorial Day service has long local history

Submitted PhotoMembers of Radford American Legion Post 776 fire a 21-gun salute to conclude the annual Memorial Day service in Bisset Park at a previous year’s event. Shown conducting the volley (left) is Nick Nicholson, co-founder of the annual service. Nicholson, 92, was a Tech Sgt, U.S. Army, and Past Commander, Radford VFW Post 776. Nicholson died last year, and will be honored at this years’ service. Twenty years ago, the Commander of the VFW Post 776, Nick Nicholson, and then Radford bureau More...

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Council honors state champions

Photos by Marty Gordon Christiansburg town council took a moment during its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night to recognize Christiansburg High School’s 16-time state More...

Good leaves Christiansburg for Roanoke Catholic

Photo by Kymn Davidson-HamleyShawn Good has been the head boys varsity coach at Christiansburg High School for the past eight years and will now be heading to Roanoke Catholic More...

Facebook sale of Yankee student tickets criticized

The Pulaski Yankees minor league baseball team thought they were doing something good by offering free tickets to this season’s home schedule for students in the Pulaski County More...

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Christiansburg girls advance in tourney play

Photos by Kymn Davidson-Hamley Senior Haley Rusnak heads the ball back toward Christiansburg offensive territory in Monday’s win. Abby Duff scored three goals for Christiansburg More...

Catfish not driver of shad declines in James

Photo by Donald OrthVirginia Tech researchers (from left) Joseph Schmitt, Jason Emmel, and Zach Moran hold a blue catfish caught for testing before releasing it unharmed back More...

NRV Senior Olympic results

Results from the 40th annual New River Valley Senior Games have been released. The games are organized by the parks and recreation More...

Seven RU baseball players honored by Big South

Photo courtesy of RU AthleticsRadford University pitcher Zach Ridgely has been named the Big South Pitcher of the More...

RSVP holds 44th annual volunteer lunch

RSVP held its 44th annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, May 11 at Custom Catering in...

Christiansburg Rescue wins American Heart Association award

The Christiansburg Rescue Squad received a Gold Plus award on May 19 from the American Heart...

United Way’s 3rd annual drive-thru breakfast

Drive, walk, or bike your way through the 3rd Annual United Way Drive-thru Breakfast hosted by...

Jamison, Patsy Hay

Patsy (Patty) Hay Jamison, 89, of Ocala, Florida fell asleep in death peacefully on May 19, 2017. She awaits More...

Hogan, Catherine “Cathy”

Catherine “Cathy” Hogan, 68, passed away on Sunday, May 21. She is survived by her daughters, Catherine Langford (Matthew D.) and..

Pendleton, Clyde “Pete” Franklin

Clyde “Pete” Franklin Pendleton, 76, passed away on Mon., May 22 at the New River Valley Medical Center after losing his..

Virginia Tech mechanical engineering lab receives autonomous driving simulator

Virginia Tech’s newest laboratory, the Autonomous Systems and Intelligent Machines (ASIM) lab, is home to More...

Behavioral health scholar launches first interdisciplinary conference on decision-making processes

A new interdisciplinary conference devoted to the science of behavior change begins this week for researchers studying how an individual’s poor..

Land Transfers – May 24, 2017

The following deeds were recorded in the Montgomery County Courthouse in April. The names of only one seller and one buyer..

The circle of life

Evans “Buddy” King We are all a lot of different “things” in our lives. We all have a lot of different..

A Series of Unfortunate Meals

On Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 12:30-2 p.m. the Meadowbrook Library is hosting the first in a Series of Unfortunate Meals...

Radford church preparing for 111th Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner

RADFORD — Grace Episcopal Church in Radford will host its free Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on..

Two CHS graduates receive accolades outside the classroom

Lisa Bass Contributing writer Two recent Christiansburg High School graduates had lots to celebrate before receiving their diplomas on Sunday. Alexis..
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