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WBHS staff teams up to send a favorite student to the Prom

Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Debbie Adams
WBHS staff teams up to send a favorite student to the Prom VINTON–Like many of the junior and senior girls at William Byrd High School, Kearah LaMonde spent most of Saturday afternoon focused on her hair and make-up getting ready for the Junior/Senior Prom. While Kearah faced a few more challenges than most and had a few more dates accompanying her to the dance, she was... »

24 apply for Radford superintendent job

Thursday, May 14, 2015
By Brian Perdue
RADFORD — Twenty-four people have applied for the superintendent position for Radford City Public Schools, according to the nonprofit group conducting the search. According to the Virginia School Boards Association, applicant experience is as follows:  10 are current or former superintendents Five are assistant/deputy superintendents Two are principals or building administrators Two are “other”... »

Radford University to test emergency alert system

Thursday, May 14, 2015
By Brian Perdue
Radford University to test emergency alert system RADFORD — Radford University will be testing its emergency alert system starting at 9 a.m. today through Tuesday. The tests, which will take place between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., will include siren tones as well as the broadcast of recorded safety messages. The tests will be intermittent, and some will be loud enough... »

Police seek help in locating two Radford children

Monday, May 11, 2015
By Submitted
Police seek help in locating two Radford children 2:20 P.M. UPDATE: According to city spokeswoman Jenni Wilder, Giles County Sheriff’s deputies have located the children. The original story is below. – RADFORD – Radford City Police is asking for help in locating two children who police say left with their father. The children, Gavin St. Clair, 10 and Talon St. Clair, 3,... »

Actress Skyler Vallo returns to Roanoke for acting workshop

Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Debbie Adams
Actress Skyler Vallo returns to Roanoke for acting workshop “In kindergarten I went dressed as Madonna for Career Day,” said Vallo. “I always knew that I would be in some kind of performing-centered career. From the very beginning, I was scouring newspapers for auditions.  I am sure I begged my mom to let me audition.” Carol Webster who is the director for the... »

Winterfrost Farm to host Mother’s Day fundraiser

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
By Shelby Vasko
Winterfrost Farm to host Mother’s Day fundraiser RADFORD — With Mother’s Day coming Sunday, some families may still be scrambling to find a gift for the lady of the house. Reagan Miles, the owner and operator of Winterfrost Farm, hopes to help. Throughout Mother’s Day weekend, the farm will offer families one- or two-hour trail rides with a family photo for... »

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