Radford News Journal

New program to cater to autistic worshippers

Monday, January 26, 2015
By Shelby Vasko
New program to cater to autistic worshippers RADFORD — Andrew Tucker, the pastor at Christ Lutheran Church, is hosting a Feb. 1 meeting to introduce a new worship service that he hopes will draw worshippers with unique needs from throughout the New River Valley. Tucker said Across the Spectrum is a nondenominational worship experience that aims to engage all five senses.... »

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RHS alumna joins AmeriCorps program

Monday, January 26, 2015
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RHS alumna joins AmeriCorps program RADFORD — Rachel Arnold of Radford is one of 96 men and women performing 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s 21st Class of the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program. A 2013 graduate of Radford High School, Arnold will work with fellow NCCC members on a variety... »

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Police investigating two church burglaries

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
By Brian Perdue
RADFORD — The Radford City Police Department is investigating two church burglaries which occurred during the night of Sunday and through the early morning hours of Monday. According to police, Central United Methodist Church at 803 Wadsworth St. and the Presbyterian Church of Radford at 201 4th St. were burglarized. Items taken include offerings... »

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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.... »

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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... »

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Radford police seek help in locating missing man

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Radford police seek help in locating missing man UPDATE (2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9): Jon Nicholas Altizer has been found by his family members, according to city spokeswoman Jenni Wilder. See original story below. — RADFORD – The Radford City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing person. Jon Nicholas Altizer, who goes by “Nick,” was reported... »

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44 entries in Radford Christmas Parade

Monday, December 1, 2014
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44 entries in Radford Christmas Parade RADFORD — The Radford Christmas Parade will have 44 entries and is scheduled to step off at 4 p.m. Saturday. This year’s theme is “Christmas in the Highlands,” and the parade grand marshal will be the Highlander mascot from Radford University. The parade route will begin at East Main Street at Radford University and... »

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RU wellness center to open doors Monday

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
By Brian Perdue
RU wellness center to open doors Monday RADFORD — An opening ceremony and ribbon cutting for the new Student Recreation and Wellness Center at Radford University will be held at 9 a.m. Monday. The event will mark the beginning of use of the space by RU students, who have complete access to the new facility.  Tours of the building will be... »

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Chamber dinner fetes community, business leaders

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Chamber dinner fetes community, business leaders RADFORD — The Radford City Chamber of Commerce held its annual business meeting and silent auction, along with a murder mystery, on Nov. 13 at RU West. Three awards were presented: The Volunteer of the Year Award went to Mark Gordon, owner of Nesselrod Bed and Breakfast. Teacher of the Year went to Kimberly... »

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Radford chooses Warner, Griffith

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Brian Perdue
(1:50 P.M. UPDATE: Reflects Central Precinct vote totals that were omitted from initial vote totals due to a voting machine malfunction. See story.) RADFORD – Tuesday’s voting results in the city reflected the rest of the state and the 9th District. Senator Mark Warner (D) and Representative Morgan Griffith (R-9th) were both reelected, and... »

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