Solstice festival kicks off summer

Photo by Steve Frey1_Cash Underwood of Blacksburg paints his frisbee at the Bicycle Spin Art tent at the Blacksburg Summer Solstice Fest Saturday. For more photos of the festival, see page X.  More...

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Water safety emphasized by Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries Conservation

Photos by Marty GordonThe Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Conservation officers are checking boaters and jet skiers on Claytor Lake for proper floatation devices More...

Multiple BHS players receive all-state honors

Blacksburg High School took the Class 4 boys soccer title earlier this month, and senior Austin Bissell was named the state’s player of year. Blacksburg coach Shelly Blumenthal More...

Shawnee swim results

Photos by Jon Fleming Summertime is here and another season for the Southwest Virginia Swim League (SVSL) is underway. Ridgewood Swim Club’s Kassidy Starr jumps in at the More...

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From the sidelines: Hokie baseball player transferring to RU

It’s not often a Hokie becomes a Highlander, but for J.D. Mundy that’s exactly what he will do this fall. Mundy was highly recruited coming out of Northside High School and More...

Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour begins its 20th season

The Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour returned to the site of its origin on Thursday to begin the tournament section of the 20th season. Sixty-one junior golfers converged at Fincastle More...

Sport briefs

VT basketball tickets on sale The Virginia Tech Athletics Department has announced season ticket renewals for the upcoming More...

Auburn dominates all-state softball team

Auburn’s Skyler DeHart is Region 1C’s pitcher of the year. Auburn finished as the runner-up in the state Class More...

Researchers find oldest footprints dating back 540-plus million years

A team of scientists, led by Shuhai Xiao, of the Virginia Tech College of Science, have...

Blacksburg’s Summer Solstice Festival

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Boyd, Earl Neal

Earl Neal Boyd, 95 of Blacksburg, died on June 16 at The Crossings in Blacksburg, VA. He was born in Trinity, More...

Harmon, Mary Jane Midkiff

Mary Jane Midkiff Harmon, 91, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at her home in Radford. Born on May 19, 1927,..

Leighton, Robert W.

Robert “Bob” W. Leighton, 87, passed away at his home in Radford surrounded by his family. Born Feb. 10, 1931, he..

Bhadury selected as dean of RU’s College of Business and Economics

Joyendu “Joy” Bhadury Following a national search and a series of on-campus candidate interviews and presentations, More...

RSVP of Mont. Co. and Radford awards scholarships to two nursing students

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Council Scholarship Committee reviewed thirteen applications for this year’s $1,000 scholarship awards selecting Zachary Blevins,..

New partnership benefits veterinary students at Virginia Tech and shelter animals in Washington, D.C.

A new partnership between the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech and the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) of Washington,..

May 2018 Land Transfers

The following land transfers were recorded in the Montgomery County Courthouse in May: • Alan W. Carter to Shah Development, lot,..

15th annual NAACP Juneteenth celebration offers music, games, local barbecue, Saturday

The Montgomery-Radford-Floyd NAACP branch 7092 will present the 2018 Juneteenth Celebration from 11a.m.–4 p.m. on Saturday at Rosa Peters Playground (300..

Radford, Christiansburg churches merge

The congregation of Christiansburg Wesleyan Church recently merged with the congregation of Radford Wesleyan church, establishing a new name, Christ Wesleyan..
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