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Winery’s crop stolen night before harvest

On the eve of its annual harvest, Firefly Hill Vineyards had the vast majority of its crop stolen according to owners Allison and...

Radford students commended for Spanish language acumen

Steve Frey Contributing writer Several students were recognized for being successful on the Spanish Biliteracy Assessment, which allows them to receive a biliteracy seal on...

Grassroots campaign talks community, schools, small business and soil

This week, under a magnificent, hurricane-scrubbed sky, the clover meadow at Riner’s Sinkland Farm was filling with Ram 1500 hemis and Priuses with...

Macy gives intimate and informative talk on ‘Dope Sick’

Jennifer Poff Cooper Contributing writer “Nothing can be changed until it is faced,” said former Roanoke Times reporter and New York Times best-selling author Beth...

School board and city council begin addressing RCPS needs

Steve Frey Contributing writer At the end of the movie “Casablanca,” Humphrey Bogart’s character says to Claude Rains’ character, “Louie, I think this is the...

Veterans resource fair Sept. 22

The veterans resource fair, to show support for veterans and their services, past and present, is set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept....

Preparing for hurricane Florence

Southwest Virginia is likely to see heavy rainfall once from Hurricane Florence beginning as early as Thursday and continuing through the weekend. Governor Ralph...

Radford American Legion honors boys, girls state attendees

At Thursday’s American Legion meeting in Radford, members invited the five Radford High School students that participated in this summer’s boys and girls...

Volunteers revamp RHS concession stand

Less than 12 hours after a decisive victory over George Wythe High School, many Bobcat football players showed up the next morning to...

Curbside flowers brighten NRV localities

Pat Brown Contributing Writer Christiansburg, Blacksburg and Radford have been decorated for summer with live plants in the ground, in planters and in hanging baskets. Photo...

Beans and Rice afterschool program begins Monday

Students at McHarg and Belle Heth elementary schools, as well as Dalton Intermediate have the opportunity to attend a free afterschool program that...

Two boy scouts invited to the International Jamboree

Radford’s Ethan Moore and Nic Cope of Boy Scout Troop 704 have been accepted to the World Scout Jamboree 2019 at The Summit...

Kiwanis Wilderness Trail Festival kicks off Sept. 14

This year the 45th annual Wilderness Trail Festival takes place in downtown Christiansburg Saturday, Sept. 15 with Wayne Henderson/Helen concert kicking off the...

Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley host ‘Potter in the Park’

To the dramatic “Harry Potter” movie soundtrack, Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley Director Linda Jilk, in Hufflepuff House robe and bullhorn,...

Police urge RU students to be safe, vigilant

Friday at approximately ‪11 p.m., Radford City Police responded to the ‪300 block of Third Avenue for a report of a fight in...

Warren Endowed scholarship at NRCC

Last week Dr. Doug Warren was honored by his family with the creation of the Dr. Douglas D. Warren Endowed Scholarship at New...

Rush meets with supporters at Randolph Park

Marty Gordon Contributing writer State Delegate Nick Rush (R-7th District) Sunday held what has turned into an annual event—a “Pick-Nick” at Randolph Park. Over 40...

Radford City schools crafting new schedules for RHS, Dalton Intermediate

Steve Frey Contributing writer The Radford City school division has been working hard to develop a new schedule for Radford High School and Dalton Intermediate,...

Meadowbrook Museum raising funds to replace historic marker

No one knows what happened, but the tall silver and black historic marker recognizing “Fotheringay” the handsome, 18th century house of Montgomery County’s...

Delegate Hurst updates city council on legislative action

Steve Frey Contributing writer Virginia General Assembly Delegate Chris Hurst, who represents Radford City as well as other New River Valley communities, presented the Radford...
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