The Development of Harvey Black

James Shockley People change, sometimes drastically, over their lives. Harvey Black, the grandson of one of Blacksburg’s founders, illustrates this better than most of us. Before...

Remembering Mary Louise

Evans “Buddy” King As I think about things to write about, I often look at my life as a lawyer. There is a treasure trove...

Letter: Alternative use for old BHS building

It’s not easy to dispose of older buildings but those built and first occupied in 1974 are not old. If 60 years is considered...

The Yuchi Indians of Southwest Virginia

Jim Glanville The Yuchi Indians are described in the book titled “Virginia’s Montgomery County,” edited by Mary Elizabeth Lindon, and published in Christiansburg in 2009...

CAC monthly happenings

  Shirley Crews-Hallock We held our first “Swim/Walk Relay for Life co-hosting with Relay for Life. Approximately $500 was raised for Cancer research and programs. Participants...

The clouds get thicker every day

Evans “Buddy” King Several months ago, I wrote a column about my wife’s battle with “Early onset dementia, Alzheimer’s type” as they like to call...

Letter to the editor: Real estate tax

I recently saw the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors rejected a proposed two-cent rate hike meant to speed up the start on new schools...

Yuchi Indian history told at the Appalachian Studies conference

Jim Glanville The Appalachian Studies Association recently held its 40th annual conference on the Virginia Tech Campus from March 9-12 and attracted 1,200 attendees. This...

Lawmakers are more than a ‘report card’

Chris Hurst For the better part of the last month, I’ve been exploring the possibility of an endorsement from the Virginia Education Association. Unfortunately, at the...

American Health Care Act

Deena Flinchum We are now going through the second round of health insurance reform in a decade -- this time with the Republicans appearing to...

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