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3 police officers cleared in fatal shooting

Thursday, December 18, 2014
By Brian Perdue
CHRISTIANSBURG — Two Christiansburg police officers and one Montgomery County deputy will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a Christiansburg man on Oct. 2. According to a Virginia State Police investigation, CPD’s Travis Sawyer and Anthony Marshall, as well as Deputy Clark Jackson, were justified in fatally shooting Larry Miller, who according... »

Fourth suspect sought in alleged Radford robbery

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Fourth suspect sought in alleged Radford robbery RADFORD — The Radford City Police is asking for the public’s help in locating a fourth suspect connected with an alleged assault and robbery on Dec. 3 in Radford. According to city officials, the at-large suspect was filmed recently by a convenience store’s surveillance system. The name of the suspect has not been released.... »

Salem PD officer pleads guilty to bribery

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
By Submitted
SALEM – A police officer employed by the City of Salem and assigned to a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) task force pleaded guilty today for soliciting and receiving sexual favors from a cooperating defendant in exchange for agreeing to recommend a favorable sentence to a federal prosecutor on the defendant’s behalf. Assistant Attorney... »

Gas pipeline project meeting is Thursday

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
By Brian Perdue
BLACKSBURG — Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC will host a community meeting on the proposed 300-mile natural gas pipeline from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Days Inn Blacksburg Conference Center on 3503 Holiday Lane. More than 20 pipeline representatives will attend the informal meeting. The proposed pipeline’s current route originates in West Virginia,... »

Police group sponsors ‘Cops and Kids’

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Police group sponsors ‘Cops and Kids’ RADFORD — The New River Valley chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police held its annual Cops and Kids event on Saturday, treating New River Valley children to a Christmas shopping spree and hot pizza afterward. After the Radford Department of Social Services provided a list of eligible children, FOP members, who are both... »

WBHS Marketing classes complete service project

Friday, December 12, 2014
By Debbie Adams
WBHS Marketing classes complete service project VINTON–One purpose of the Service Learning Leadership classes in the marketing department at William Byrd High School is to learn business leadership skills, but an equally important goal is to learn to give back to the community with time, talent, and money. Jill Harris and Jessica Catley teach the classes at WBHS. One of... »


BREAKING NEWS: CHRISTIANSBURG — DISH Network plans to hire 150 customer service representatives at its facility in Christiansburg, the company announced Monday. A job fair for... » Full Story

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