Water Rates – Letter to the Editor

Last month several articles were published in the newspaper concerning increased water rates for the coming year. Each article indicated that only Christiansburg was...

So Kiley got married. In Scotland.

Michael Abraham Last November, I wrote about my friend Kiley Thompson who met a man from Glasgow, Scotland and got engaged. Their marriage was set...

Rick and I go for a ride

Michael Abraham Rick and I went for a drive. More accurately, I took my younger brother Rick for a motorcycle ride. His idea. Rick lives in...

Newbern jail named one of Virginia’s most endangered historic places

Jim Glanville Every May the Richmond-based private nonprofit organization Preservation Virginia announces a list of what it considers Virginia’s most endangered historic places. This year...

That money never trickles down

Michael Abraham Chances are good there’s a road near you that needs to be repaved. Our governments never seem to have the money to maintain...

The circle of life

Evans “Buddy” King We are all a lot of different “things” in our lives. We all have a lot of different titles, different identities. At first,...

Medicare Advantage Plans

Deena Flinchum Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are private government regulated insurance plans that replace Medicare Parts A and B and usually have a drug plan...

The Proclamation that split the future Blacksburg

James Shockley If we look at a map of the United States, we see a major difference between the shapes of the eastern and the...

Medicare Part D – Your Drug Plan

Deena Flinchum In the decade that the Medicare Part D drug plan has been in existence, it has become a major factor in Medicare beneficiaries'...

‘Jamestown’ may be the next ‘Downton Abbey’

Jim Glanville The television historical drama Downton Abbey became the most watched television series in England and the United States over its six seasons from...

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