Blaylock taking rehabilitation one day at a time

Photo courtesy of Melissa GarnettAustin Blaylock is undergoing nerve therapy at the Mt. Sinai Institute of Advanced Orthopedics in Baltimore, Maryland. The PT is all a part of leg-lengthening procedure the former Radford student is undergoing. Austin Blaylock is just another typical 16-year-old teenager, playing video games, singing in the school choir and wishing he could be on the baseball field.But for this former Radford youngster, life has been anything but typical. He suffers from a birth More...

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New owners to keep former country club as golf course

Photo by Marty GordonThorn Spring Golf Course between Dublin and Pulaski is now open to the public after being sold in May to Radford business leaders. Pictured are: (from left) More...

Five questions with Eric Gallo

Photo courtesy of VT AthleticsSenior center Eric Gallo (6-2, 300) leads a big offensive line this season for Virginia Tech. Editor’s note: Throughout fall camp at Virginia More...

BMS, CMS scrimmage

Photos by Kymn Davidson-HamleyMiddle school teams from Christiansburg and Blacksburg squared out Thursday at Christiansburg Middle School in anticipation of the upcoming football More...

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Former Blue Demon honored

Photo by Brian HoffmanAlex Hylton (left), a 2017 graduate of Christiansburg High School, is this year’s recipient of the Posey Oyler Scholarship, which is presented annually More...

BHS golf finishes second at Metros

Photos by Brian HoffmanBlacksburg High School’s Ben Carroll was third overall at 147 in this past week’s Bob McLelland More...

Winner of autographed football

Photo by Marty GordonLiam Akers of Riner was the recent winner of an autographed Virginia Tech football at Dick’s More...

County Emergency Personnel Receive Awards

Several Montgomery County emergency personnel have been recognized for awards related to their dedication and service...

North Main Street at Route 460 Intersection Improvements Design public hearing

The North Main Street at Route 460 intersection in Blacksburg will hold an improvements design public...

Virginia Tech Alumni Association to host an eclipse watch party

The Virginia Tech Alumni Association is hosting a solar eclipse watch party Aug. 21 from 12:30...

Boyd, Zelda Lively

Zelda Lively Boyd, 80, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at her home in Dublin. She was a retired consultant More...

Clemons, Andrea Osborne

Andrea (Andi) Osborne Clemons, 39, of Radford, died suddenly on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Andi was employed by Starbucks on the..

Jenks, David Robert

His laugh. If you ask people what first comes to mind about David, most will say his laugh. That loud, uninhibited,..

Montgomery Co. Back to School Supply List

Eastern Montgomery Preschool: Book bag large enough to hold large folder (no wheels please) 1 Bath/beach towel More...

New manufacturing technician session beginning this month at NRCC

Registration is open for an upcoming manufacturing technician training session offered by New River Community College. The training will be held..

Back-to-school supply lists

Falling Branch Elementary Preschool: Backpack labeled with name Beach towel labeled with name 2 extra sets of clothes labeled with name..

Library Happenings – August 16, 2017

Story times: There will be no Storytimes August 6 – September 4. Blacksburg Library: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Toddlers 2-3..

The Page Family Reunion

James Shockley My wife and I were recently invited to meet with the Page/Paige family at their reunion where we heard..

10th annual EastMont Tomato Festival

For free family fun join us at the 10th annual EastMont Tomato Festival Saturday from 10-3 p.m., at The Meadowbrook Center..

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..

Micah’s Backpack at The Lyric

Join the Rotary Club of Blacksburg and Micah’s Backpack at The Lyric on August 19th at 11 a.m. for a showing..