Christiansburg council issues three proclamations

The Christiansburg Town Council recently passed and Mayor Mike Barber has signed three proclamations. One proclaims April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in town,...

Two county employees test positive for COVID-19; government center closed

Late Friday afternoon, two Montgomery County employees tested positive for COVID-19. As a result and out of an abundance of caution, the Montgomery County...
Public health task force sets up drive-thru testing site for coronavirus

Public health task force sets up drive-thru testing site for coronavirus

CHRISTIANSBURG — The Montgomery County Public Health Task Force has established drive-thru testing, assessment and referral sites, as part of the regional COVID-19 public...

News Brief: Grants to local governments

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $640,972 in funding to four jurisdictions in Virginia’s Ninth Congressional District through the...

Arrest made at Radford Delimart

Tuesday, March 31, at 1:50 p.m. officers from the Radford City Police Department were dispatched to 2307 West Main Street, the West-End Delimart, in...

News Brief: BT implements fare-free service

Effective Thursday, April 2, Blacksburg Transit is suspending fares on all services and implementing rear-door boarding where possible. Front door boarding is available for...
Virginia Tech moves to essential operations status

Virginia Tech moves to essential operations status

Aerial view of the Blacksburg campus. Photo by Dan Mirolli for Virginia Tech In response to Gov. Ralph Northam’s statewide “stay-at-home” directive issued Monday, Virginia...
Radford Sheriff’s Department launches delivery program to help keep seniors safe

Radford Sheriff’s Department launches delivery program to help keep seniors safe

Radford sheriff’s deputy Robert Thacker pitched an idea to help limit the exposure of local senior citizens to the coronavirus by having the department...

Blacksburg spring cleanup begins Monday

The Town of Blacksburg will begin its annual spring cleanup in the northeast quadrant of town on Monday, April 6. It will continue through...

Virginia governor issues statewide stay-at-home order

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued a statewide stay-at-home order Monday afternoon to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of...
Historic photo

Historic photo

0847 – Christiansburg Industrial Institute (CII) Administration Building (south side) (glass plate negative)=BU=SL=GP A group of women poses on the south steps of Bailey-Morris Hall...
In wake of student with coronavirus, VT President Tim Sands delivers message to Hokie community

In wake of student with coronavirus, VT President Tim Sands delivers message to Hokie...

Editor’s Note: The following letter from VT President Tim Sands was sent to the Virginia Tech community after a student was confirmed to have...
Goodwill stores close, donation centers remain open

Goodwill stores close, donation centers remain open

Officials of the Goodwill Industries of the Valley have made the decision to close their stores. The stores closed as of 6 p.m. Tuesday. Donation...
NRV United Way awards first round of COVID-19 impact fund money

NRV United Way awards first round of COVID-19 impact fund money

CHRISTIANSBURG — In response to...
Vittles for Vets creates online ‘Wall of Honor’

Vittles for Vets creates online ‘Wall of Honor’

Bill McCann, president and founder...
Christiansburg proclaims March 29 as Vietnam War Veterans Day in town

Christiansburg proclaims March 29 as Vietnam War Veterans Day in town

A banner in the town square recognizes the town council’s proclamation of Sunday, March 29, as Vietnam War Veterans Day in Christiansburg. Mayor Mike...
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