Archive for November, 2009

Lost hiker located near Dragons Tooth

Monday, November 30th, 2009
Lost hiker located near Dragons Tooth – Craig County rescuers helped locate an injured hiker who was lost on the Dragons Tooth Trail overnight Sunday. It was early Monday morning after rescuers searched for about six hours to find the young woman who reportedly injured her ankle the afternoon of Nov. 28. Seventeen search... »

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The purpose of the home inspection for the new buyer

Monday, November 30th, 2009
So, you’ve found that exceptional  house that you yearn to become your dream home? Well, one thing to remember is the house will not be a home until you move in and make it your home. When you reach this point in the home search, you’ve already prequalified in the loan process.  You’ve thought carefully... »

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Vinton Christmas Parade

Monday, November 30th, 2009
Vinton Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Vinton Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held THIS Thursday, December 3, 2009 at p.m. in Downtown Vinton. Pre-Parade Activities at Vinton Municipal Building include: 6 p.m.  – Mayor will light the Town Christmas Tree and William Byrd High School Band will perform 6:15 p.m.  – Floyd Ward... »

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Moore, Charles Ernest

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
MOORE, CHARLES ERNEST, age 68, of Blacksburg went to be with the Lord peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, November 15, 2009, at his home. He was born in Catawba, Virginia on March 20, 1941 to the late John U. and Olivia B. Moore. He was also preceded in death by his two... »

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Gravley, Denise Ogden

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
Denise Ogden Gravley, 52, of Radford, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2009. She was a 1975 graduate of George Wythe High School in Wytheville, Virginia, and a 1980 graduate of Radford University. She was preceded in death by her parents Howard Raymond Jr. and Jean Lotts Ogden. Survivors include a son, Addison Gravley of... »

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Givens, Clara M. “Tootie”

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
Clara Miller “Tootie” Givens, 90, died November 21, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard “Dick” Givens, sister Esterleen M. Crawford, brothers Ray O. “Bud” Miller, Jessie Miller and Bobby Miller. Survivors include her sister-in-law Leona “Sue” Miller, aunt Merita “Sis” Williams, nieces Geneva C. Short, Nora “Sissy” Caldwell, nephew Wayne... »

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Lockett, Helen L.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
Helen L. Lockett, 87, of New Castle died Nov. 17, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, Reginald A. Lockett; parents Met and Bertha Lee and granddaughter Christina M. Smith. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Sharon Fowler and husband Joe; four grandsons and many great-grandchildren. Those left to cherish her memory are... »

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Police dog has a nose for snooping

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
Police dog has a nose for snooping CAVE SPING – Cave Spring resident Wesley Campbell is in the business of catching bad guys, and he does that with the help of his police dog, Alto. Alto and Campbell are one of the teams on the Roanoke County Police K-9 Unit. Alto is a Belgian Malinois, a breed similar in looks to... »

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Parakhouski and Smith sweep Big South weekly honors

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
Parakhouski and Smith sweep Big South weekly honors CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Along with Art Parakhouski grabbing the fourth Big South Choice Hotels Player of the Week honor of his brief career, Radford’s Blake Smith repeated as The Crons Brand Freshman of the Week for games played Nov. 16-22, as announced by the league office this week. Parakhouski, the league’s preseason player of... »

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Board choose new superintendent for MCPS

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
Board choose new superintendent for MCPS CHRISTIANSBURG – During a closed session Wednesday morning, the Montgomery County School Board chose to hire Brenda Blackburn, current assistant superintendent in the Division of Curriculum and Instruction for Brevard County, Fla., as the County’s new superintendent of schools. The decision was made less than 24 hours after a public forum at Christiansburg Middle... »

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