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Radford H.S. valedictorian bound for Harvard

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
By Shelby Vasko
Radford H.S. valedictorian bound for Harvard RADFORD — Alexis Brown, the Class of 2015 valedictorian from Radford High School, was already preparing to start her freshman year at the College of William and Mary in the fall. Her family, in efforts to show their support, was already decked out in William and Mary T-shirts and toting W&M car decals, when... »

Christiansburg Police seek help in identifying theft suspects

Friday, July 24, 2015
By Submitted
Christiansburg Police seek help in identifying theft suspects Christiansburg Police are seeking to identify two individuals believed to be involved in recent “smash and grab” thefts in the area. Over the past several weeks, the Christiansburg Police Department has taken reports items being stolen from vehicles after a window was broken. Police believe that purses are being targeted. One victim reported their... »

Read the Downtown Blacksburg Housing Marketing Strategy

Friday, July 24, 2015
By Brian Perdue
Read the Downtown Blacksburg Housing Marketing Strategy To read the 110-page pdf, click on this link: Downtown Blacksburg Housing Marketing Strategy »

Petting Zoo returns to Vinton Library

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By Debbie Adams
Petting Zoo returns to Vinton Library VINTON–The Little Critters Petting Zoo was such a hit at the Vinton Public Library in the summer of 2014 that Children’s Library Assistant Emily Metrock begged for them to return this summer. The Little Critters Petting Zoo, owned by Coy and Rhonda Shupe, is based in Troutville and travels to many libraries, schools, nursing... »

William Byrd recognized for its “High Schools That Work” program

Thursday, July 16, 2015
By Debbie Adams
William Byrd recognized for its “High Schools That Work” program VINTON–On July 13, 2015 for the first time in anyone’s memory, William Byrd High School in Vinton was mentioned on the floor of the United States Senate. Virginia Senator Tim Kaine praised WBHS for its “High Schools That Work” model of instruction. This just happens to be the same week that ten members of... »

Influential Salem Developer Still Dynamic

Sunday, July 12, 2015
By Tom Gasparoli
Influential Salem Developer Still Dynamic He’s got a walker and an assistant who drives him around town and keeps an eye on him during the day. The body wears down a bit when you turn 92, a milestone he made a little less than a month ago. The birthday party was a good one with his children and their... »

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BREAKING NEWS: VINTON–On July 21, 2015 at approximately 7:30am, Vinton Police received reports of property damage and stolen property from inside of vehicles in the Clearview/Lauderdale... » Full Story

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