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Community beginning to help aging Radford’s landmark American Legion building

Radford’s landmark, American Legion Post #30, the small, white, peaked-roofed and porched stone building on Main Street, is nearly 100 years old and...

A heart for teaching

The human heart has always fascinated Laura Newsome. Photo Courtesy of Radford UniversityLaura Newsome (left) works with senior Exercise, Sport and Health Education majors...

Radford Public Library holds its 16th holiday tree lighting celebration

In a swirl of festive graupel, Radford Public Library welcomed more than 500 people, many more too small to have been counted, in...

NRV Biker Church donates to feed school children, extends challenge to community

The New River Valley Biker Church in Fairlawn, presented checks to the nutrition directors of all five New River Valley public school systems:...

Christiansburg marketplace to start announcing tenants in January

A national real estate investment group announced its purchase of the former Marketplace Shopping Center with a group of local investors, with plans...

A community of cats and people in Radford

Photo by Liz KirchnerEdwin Ramos looks after a colony of fifteen cats in Radford managing their health, feeding and caring for them. Liz Kirchner communitynews@ourvalley.org The...

Steger, Hincker receive Baldwin awards

Submitted Photos Charles Steger The late Charles W. Steger, Virginia Tech’s 15th president, is one of the two 2018 recipients of the Baldwin Memorial Town...

Local firefighter remembered

Photo Courtesy of Town of ChristiansburgRoy Lee Redd Marty Gordon Contributing writer   Hundreds of firefighters from throughout southwest Virginia gathered Sunday to remember a man who...

Christiansburg data security breach affects 900   The town is providing credit...

Out of an abundance of caution, the Town of Christiansburg is offering free credit monitoring to certain individuals after a data security incident...

Council approves new voting precincts

Photos By Steve FreySadie Hurst, a junior at Radford High School, made a presentation to the city council at Monday’s meeting about events,...

Glencoe Mansion to Host Special Christmas Event

Photo Courtesy of Linda WaggamanThe photo illustrates a 1950s Christmas. Prior to the early 19th century, Christmas was primarily an adult holiday.   The Glencoe...

Belle Heth highlights innovative learning at open house

Photos by Sam WallThe students in Kim Luckett’s 5th grade class at Belle Heth Elementary School studied different Native American tribes as part...

Family barbecue sauce turns into business for retiree

  Photo Courtesy of Bent Mountain BBQ SauceBen Mountain BBQ Sauce recently began marketing its signature sauce with Virginia Tech in 2017. It will...

Small business Saturday comes to the NRV

The city of Radford and the town of Blacksburg are celebrating Small Business Saturday today. The day towns and cities recognize small businesses...

Radford High School receives nearly $15,000 donation

Photo by Bryant Altizer On behalf of the Radford High School Educational Foundation, Abie Williams (right) presents a check for $14,950 to Radford High...

MCEAP present-wrapping station opens for 25th year

Lisa Bass Contributing writer Look back to the classic images of Christmas and you will see images of Santa pulling wrapped presents from his sack. Photo...

Bobcats brings home volleyball state title

Marty Gordon NRVsports@ourvalley.org The Radford High School volleyball team capped an excellent season by bringing home the Class 2 volleyball state championship Friday at the...

4th annual Radford Art Open House Dec. 1

Work by local artists will be showcased in an intimate, open house setting from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at 408 8th...

Drunken car crash leads to power outage in Radford

Radford City Police, Fire and EMS were called to the area of Walker and Ninth Street for a vehicle crash at approximately 10:22...

Help feed others Thanksgiving Day

Two local churches are seeking volunteers to help serve and greet on Thanksgiving Day. Grove United Methodist Church (1020 Tyler Ave.) in Radford needs...
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