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CCHS robotics team earns 1st-place in regional competition

Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Correspondent
CCHS robotics team earns 1st-place in regional competition NEW CASTLE – “Craig High School may be small but we are mighty!” exclaimed Craig County High School Guidance Counselor Marcia Barlow, following the high school robotics team’s showing at a regional robotics competition last month. Six CCHS students are enrolled in Virginia Western Community College programs STEM-H: Pre-Health Curriculum, IT: Desktop Support Technician,... »

City gets input on Downtown Plan

Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Patrick Smith
City gets input on Downtown Plan SALEM – City officials completed one of the first steps in shaping the future of downtown Salem when they received input from citizens on how they envisioned Main Street changing over the next several years. Business owners and members of a citizens’ downtown committee joined city staff at an open house last Tuesday, Jan.... »

Football not the only high note for Glenvar

Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Submitted
Football not the only high note for Glenvar SALEM – Glenvar High School has certainly experienced some successes during the 2014-15 school year, and the Marching Highlanders are no exception. Band director Zac Sweeney is excited about this year’s accomplishments, and looking forward to some upcoming events and changes in store for the band program. The Marching Highlanders are typically involved in... »

The Advancement Foundation supports fledgling enterprises with Gauntlet competition

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By Debbie Adams
The Advancement Foundation supports fledgling enterprises with Gauntlet competition VINTON–Anyone depressed by the state of the world in recent months would have benefitted from spending the day at The Advancement Foundation “Gauntlet” competition on January 17. Twelve entrepreneurs exuberantly shared their visions of businesses or non-profit organizations they would like to start-up or have already launched which will not only benefit them, but... »

Christiansburg girl missing after leaving with 33-year-old man

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Christiansburg girl missing after leaving with 33-year-old man CHRISTIANSBURG — Christiansburg Police are searching for an endangered missing teenager who they say ran away with a man after he traveled to Christiansburg from Illinois to meet her. Aysia Monique Lewis, 16, was last seen at 2:45 p.m. Monday.  It is believed that Donald “Bruce” Bruce Quesenberry, Jr., 33, traveled from his home... »

Blacksburg couple wins PBS drawing

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Blacksburg couple wins PBS drawing BLACKSBURG — Steve and Karen Ellingson of Blacksburg won the Blue Ridge PBS Viking River Cruises drawing, valued at $10,000. Because they donated to PBS, the Ellingsons were automatically entered into the drawing for an eight-day trip cruising the Rhine River in Europe. The trip includes round-trip airfare from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. The trip... »

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