Radford City first responders now wearing masks

Radford City first responders now wearing masks

  As a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Radford City police, fire and rescue personnel have been encouraged to wear masks...

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...

New River Community Action in need of emergency food

Due to impact from the COVID – 19 pandemic, New River Community Action’s Emergency Assistance Program Food Pantries are in urgent need of food,...

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...
Sunrise from College Park in Radford

Sunrise from College Park in Radford

Photo by Steve Arbury Radford University Professor of Art History and Director of the RU Art Museum Steve Arbury, captured this beautiful sunrise on a...
Radford Sheriff’s Department launches delivery program to help keep seniors safe

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

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

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...
U.S. News & World Report ranks six Radford University graduate programs among best

U.S. News & World Report ranks six Radford University graduate programs among best

Photo by Ethan BellKyle Hall on Radford University’s campus is a welcoming sight for visitors. Six programs in Radford University’s College of Graduate Studies...
United Way awards Radford-Fairlawn’s Daily Bread, Community Health Center COVID-19 Impact Fund money

United Way awards Radford-Fairlawn’s Daily Bread, Community Health Center COVID-19 Impact Fund money

Michelle Brauns, the CEO of the Community Health Center, receives a donation from Sara Bohn, Executive Director of United Way of the New River...
Digital resources available at Radford Library despite closure

Digital resources available at Radford Library despite closure

The Radford Public Library offered curbside pickup service last week so patrons could pick up their materials they had on hold. For now, however,...
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 the Coronavirus pandemic, the United Way of the New River Valley created a COVID-19 impact fund to support local...
Vittles for Vets creates online ‘Wall of Honor’

Vittles for Vets creates online ‘Wall of Honor’

Bill McCann, president and founder of Vittles for Vets in Radford, launched the charity with the expressed purpose of giving a hand up to...

RU student is first COVID-19 case confirmed in Radford

RADFORD – Radford University confirmed Tuesday the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in the city is a student at the university. The student had returned...
School board passes 2020-21 budget

School board passes 2020-21 budget

RADFORD – The Radford City School Board live streamed its meeting last Tuesday, due to COVID-19 guidelines, and passed a budget for the upcoming...
Old incinerator propery opening soon as collection site

Old incinerator propery opening soon as collection site

Photo by Heather Bell The old city incinerator property along Park Road is currently under consruction for future use as a sold waste collection site...

Griffith explains, supports coronavirus legislation benefits

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued a statement Thursday in support of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the third legislative package...
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