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‘Blackout’ event to benefit Make-A-Wish Virginia

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Brian Perdue
‘Blackout’ event to benefit Make-A-Wish Virginia BLACKSBURG — Entrepreneur Tim Kelley hopes to cash in on a football trend – and help a charity along the way. A 1991 Virginia Tech graduate and Hokie football fan, Kelley has started a “blackout” campaign for the Hokies’ Nov. 28 home game against rival Virginia. “It’s Black Friday in Blacksburg, and then you... »

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Body found in Blacksburg home after fire

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Brian Perdue
BLACKSBURG — A body was found early Wednesday morning after a house fire was extinguished on the 300 block of Brush Mountain Road in north Blacksburg. At 6:20 a.m., the Sheriff’s Department dispatch center received a call about a structure fire. Blacksburg Fire and Rescue and Longshop Fire Department responded to the fire, which... »

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Falling Branch Park and Ride hearing slated Oct. 30

Friday, October 17, 2014
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CHRISTIANSBURG — The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing for the design of the upcoming project involving the relocation of the Park and Ride lot located at exit 118 off Interstate 81 in Montgomery County. The hearing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Falling Branch... »

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School board looks at changing school start times

Monday, October 13, 2014
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CHRISTIANSBURG — The Montgomery School Board voted 4-2 during its Oct. 7 meeting to explore changing school start times to allow older students to begin class at a later time. Currently, elementary schools in the district begin the day at 9 a.m., with older students starting the day between 7:30 and 8 a.m. The... »

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Three law enforcement on administrative leave after fatal shooting

Friday, October 3, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Three law enforcement on administrative leave after fatal shooting CHRISTIANSBURG — Two Christiansburg Police officers and one Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy who arrived on the scene of a fatal shooting are on paid administrative leave during the investigation. Police shot and killed a man in Christiansburg Thursday after responding to an alleged domestic dispute call at a residence on the northwest corner of... »

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Man shot dead in Christiansburg neighborhood

Thursday, October 2, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Man shot dead in Christiansburg neighborhood CHRISTIANSBURG — Police shot and killed a man in Christiansburg today after responding to an alleged domestic dispute call at a residence on the northwest corner of Stafford Drive and Heather Drive NW. Christiansburg police and the Montgomery Sheriff’s Department responded to the call at 11:15 a.m. When officers arrived at the scene, a... »

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Proposed gas pipeline in Montgomery County draws criticism

Thursday, September 25, 2014
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CHRISTIANSBURG — Citizens packed the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday night in search of more information on a proposed natural gas pipeline that is expected to run through Montgomery and surrounding counties. “It’s one of the largest ever,” Angela Stanton of Montgomery County said of a possible 42-inch diameter pipeline, while her... »

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    wasn't able to attend meeting but I am a voting citizen of Montgomery County and do NOT want the pipeline …
    Susan Kelly     September 29, 2014

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Police seek two suspects for alleged credit-card fraud

Monday, September 22, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Police seek two suspects for alleged credit-card fraud CHRISTIANSBURG — The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in identifying two suspects (pictured) for alleged credit card fraud. The two individuals (and the truck they were driving) were captured on video surveillance at Triangle Market, at 3631 Radford Road in the Plum Creek section of western Montgomery County. Anyone with information on... »

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Road near Christiansburg H.S. to reopen today

Monday, August 11, 2014
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CHRISTIANSBURG — Independence Boulevard will be reopened to traffic beginning at 5 p.m. today, less than a day before school starts. Construction on the road, which is a major thoroughfare for Christiansburg High School, is ongoing as final road surfacing and shoulder grading is completed. Drivers should follow flagging directions and use caution while... »

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Jim Earp is unofficial Christiansburg H.S. yearbook archivist

Thursday, August 7, 2014
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Jim Earp is unofficial Christiansburg H.S. yearbook archivist CHRISTIANSBURG — James “Jim” Earp could be considered a historian of Christiansburg High School since he owns every professionally published yearbook – 33 total — while the high school was located on College Street. A lifelong resident of Christiansburg, Earp said opening any one of the CHS yearbooks takes him back to a different... »

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