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Big blue thank you: Radford police, deputies receive free breakfast

Monday, July 25, 2016
By Brian Perdue
Big blue thank you: Radford police, deputies receive free breakfast RADFORD — After five Dallas police officers were murdered July 7, Quest Diagnostics employees started planning a breakfast to say thank you to local law enforcement. Then came July 17—when three officers were ambushed and killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “After Dallas and then Baton Rouge, we felt like we really needed to do... »

REACH and Under the Bridge Ministry share in missions

Sunday, July 24, 2016
By Debbie Adams
REACH and Under the Bridge Ministry share in missions VINTON–REACH interns and volunteers celebrate the completion of successful mission trips to the Roanoke area at the Under the Bridge Ministry on Walnut Avenue in Vinton each Thursday night during the summer months. Pastor Frank Broughman from Under the Bridge treats that week’s REACH mission crew to dinner at the church as they wrap... »

Don’t Miss “Into the Woods, Jr.” at MMT with Vinton’s Savannah Amos

Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Debbie Adams
Don’t Miss “Into the Woods, Jr.” at MMT with Vinton’s Savannah Amos VINTON–Rehearsals are underway for the Mill Mountain Theatre (MMT) production of “Into the Woods, Jr.” The show features Savannah Amos of Vinton, William Byrd, and the Burton Center for the Performing Arts.  She plays the Witch in a show which combines various fairy tale characters including Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, and Little... »

Spartan Square Kroger introduces ‘ClickList,’ creating 25 new jobs

Thursday, July 21, 2016
By Kelsey Bartlett
Spartan Square Kroger introduces ‘ClickList,’ creating 25 new jobs Today, Spartan Square Kroger will introduce online shopping, creating 25 new jobs in the area. The store is only the second in Virginia west of Richmond to introduce the company’s “ClickList” program. ClickList began testing in 2014, with over 120 of the nation’s approximate 2,800 Kroger stores now participating. According to George Anderson, e-Commerce... »

First Aid Chief Guffey receives Outstanding Administrator Award

Thursday, July 21, 2016
By Debbie Adams
First Aid Chief Guffey receives Outstanding Administrator Award VINTON–Chief Wayne Guffey of the Vinton First Aid Crew has received the 2016 Outstanding Administrator Award from the Western Virginia EMS Council. He was recognized by Vinton Town Council at their meeting on July 19. The award recognizes “an individual who has demonstrated ability to organize, conduct, manage, problem solve, and evaluate within his... »

Lee raises over $6,000 for local children

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Correspondent
Lee raises over $6,000 for local children By Pam Dudding-Burch The Craig County Field of Dreams is living up to its name. On Saturday, July 16, Jefferson Lee, hometown resident and a senior at the University of Mount Union, was hard at work there, completing his senior project. His college gave him the option of writing a paper or organizing an... »

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