Back in time

The Christiansburg Presbyterian Church, built in 1852, is shown in this early twentieth century glass plate negative image. The church is located on West Main Street and is still in use. (This photo is from the D. D. Lester Collection. This image and many more are available from the Montgomery Museum & Lewis Miller Regional Art Center.)  More...

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CHS turf field ready for the upcoming season

Christiansburg High School is set to unveil its new turf field at Friday’s benefit game against Carroll County. Photo by Kymn Davidson-HamleyThe Christiansburg High School football More...

Sloss returns to old stomping grounds

Growing up in Blacksburg, Eddie Sloss was offensive lineman on several outstanding teams for the Bruins. He had even been assistant coach under one of the state’s greats in More...

Blacksburg hosts scrimmage against Northside

Photos by Jon Fleming Blacksburg’s Thomas Coffey catches a long pass from Grant Johnston during the Bruins’ preseason scrimmage against Northside on Friday night. Blacksburg’s More...

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Christiansburg, Auburn meet for scrimmage

Photos by Kymn Davidson-Hamley Triston Perry makes his way through a host of Blue Demons on his way to a touchdown for Auburn High School in Friday’s scrimmage. Christiansburg’s More...

BHS wins Metro tournament

Photos by Brian Hoffman Ben Carroll of Blacksburg High School tees off at the Bob McLelland Metro golf tournament. Carroll finished second with a two-day total of 141, one under More...

Bellamy award winner

Photo by Brian HoffmanChristiansburg’s Will Stout (left) receives a certificate from Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of More...

From the sidelines: Are you ready for Friday nights?

High School football season is less than three days away with players strapping on their helmets Friday night for More...

Potter in the Park and Triwizard Trail Race Sept. 1 register by today for free T-shirt

Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley is hosting its Potter in the Park event on...

Blacksburg Christian Church annual yard sale and silent auction, Aug. 17-18

Blacksburg Christian Church will hold its annual yard sale, from 8 a.m.-3, Friday, Aug. 17, and...

Cheeseburgers in paradise event at Warm Hearth Friday

Some like theirs with lettuce and tomato, but on Friday evening, from 6-10 p.m. (2387 Warm...

Cook, Gerald W. (Jerry)

Gerald W. (Jerry) Cook, 79, of Long Shop, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018 at his home. He was born in More...

Criner, Charles Gordon

Charles Gordon Criner, 73, of Radford, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. He retired from Volvo Trucks after 18 years. Born..

Owens, Earnest “Buddy” Lee

Earnest “Buddy” Lee Owens, Sr., 75, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 at his home in Radford. Born on June 3,..

Cox makes Ole Miss dean’s honor roll

Kady Cox, 21, of Riner made the Dean’s Honor Roll this spring at University of Mississippi majoring at the More...

Registration open for new clinical medical assistant training at NRCC

Registration is open for New River Community College’s new clinical medical assistant short-term training program. Clinical medical assistants work closely with..

VT president to deliver state of the university address Sept. 7

Virginia Tech President Tim Sands will deliver his third State of the University Address Friday, Sept. 7, at 3:30 p.m. in..

Library Happenings – No Storytime August 12-September 3

 No Storytime August 12-September 3  Storytimes at the Blacksburg Library Toddlers 2-3 years – Tuesdays at 10:00 AM – Wednesdays at..

Chaos at the border: Part 1

Deena Flinchum In a complex world, it is difficult to do just one thing. The chaos that we are seeing at..

38th annual Steppin’ Out Festival

Blacksburg’s 38th annual Steppin’ Out festival takes place on Aug. 3-4. For two days, the streets of downtown Blacksburg will feature..

New Mt. Olive gospel concert

The Summer Gospel Concert Celebration Of 2018 at New Mount Olive United Methodist Church (309 Russell Ave.) in Radford is Sunday...

Boy scout troop learns to fly

Sixteen Scouts from Troop 141 in Christiansburg worked on their Aviation merit badge in a workshop at Virginia Tech Airport Friday,..
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