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Monday, March 27, 2017

Richmond newspaper makes fun of Christiansburg’s name

Noting that the Parks-and-Rec Department of the Town of Christiansburg canceled a bus trip to the Creation Museum in Kentucky after a complaint by...

Accolades for NRV – Letter to the Editor

In the 2016 Annual Report by the Montgomery County Economic Development Department, Christiansburg, Blacksburg and Montgomery Country received several accolades from national organizations. Blacksburg was...

Signs of spring

Buddy King I just saw the first harbinger of spring. I came back from a "slog" Saturday morning and went out on the front porch...

Turtle gigging: Watch your toes

While I detest political correctness (in my opinion, a form of thought and behavior control that would have been detested on campuses in the...

AARP opposes proposed healthcare bill

Few have been left untouched by rising health care costs, and yet our United States Congress is considering legislation that would “pile on” to...

Congressional bill unfair to seniors

Most of us seniors are on limited income, some severely limited. There is an innocent sounding bill in congress called: "State Age Rating Flexibility...

Restrictive legislation

  Three student discipline bills are under consideration by the General Assembly.  Senate Bills 995 - 997 (Stanley) and House Bills 1534-1536 (R. Bell).  The...

Women reinventing themselves in the workforce: Part II

  “We’d all had enough of a corporate setting,” says Patti Schrantz of herself and the other subcontractors at Brownstone Barber Shop in downtown Blacksburg. “Working...

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