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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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Radford man reported missing

Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Radford man reported missing 8:10 A.M. FRIDAY UPDATE: The missing person was located at 10 p.m. Thursday, according to Radford Police. The original story is below. — The Radford City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Brian Coty Rash. Rash, 21, was last seen in Radford at 9 p.m. Aug. 15 and was reported... »

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Mother fights to keep, mend son’s deformed leg

Thursday, August 7, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Mother fights to keep, mend son’s deformed leg RADFORD — Never underestimate a mother’s love – or stubbornness. Had Melissa Shouse listened to a chorus of doctors 10 years ago, one of her son’s legs would have been amputated because of a rare birth defect. Instead, the Radford mother kept pushing – and, as a result, Austin Blaylock is slowly getting to... »

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‘Stuff the Bus’ this Saturday across NRV

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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‘Stuff the Bus’ this Saturday across NRV The 5th annual Stuff the Bus drive – a summer event to collect school supplies for children in need – will park buses at the following locations from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday: Walmart in Christiansburg Radford Public Library Floyd County Courthouse Those who wish to donate but can’t make it to... »

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Man drowns in New River near train trestle

Monday, July 21, 2014
By Brian Perdue
RADFORD — Radford Police say a Pulaski man drowned Sunday evening after attempting to cross the New River in Radford on foot. Kelly Floyd Marshall, 41, was pronounced dead at 6:40 p.m. after rescue personnel discovered his body submerged west of the train trestle bridge. Officials do not suspect foul play. Radford City Fire... »

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Arson suspected in two Radford fires

Monday, July 14, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Arson suspected in two Radford fires RADFORD — Police suspect one or more arsonists started two house fires early Sunday morning in Radford. At 2:30 a.m., Radford City Police, EMS and Fire units answered a call about a house fire on 524 Clement St. First responders found the residence consumed by fire and made sure the house was unoccupied. The... »

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VDOT: Falling Branch Park and Ride will close by Aug. 12

Monday, July 7, 2014
By Brian Perdue
VDOT: Falling Branch Park and Ride will close by Aug. 12 CHRISTIANSBURG — The existing Park and Ride commuter lot adjacent to Falling Branch Elementary School will close before the start of the Montgomery County school year on Aug. 12, VDOT officials said. A temporary, 65-space Park and Ride lot will be used until a larger, 200-plus parking space facility can be planned and built.... »

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Grimes, NRV sports fixture, dies in hospital

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Grimes, NRV sports fixture, dies in hospital David Grimes, sports editor for the News Messenger and Radford News Journal and a contributor to valleysportsnow.com, died Sunday at Roanoke Memorial Hospital from complications due to a lung infection. He was 54. Grimes had no known immediate family members or children, and as of press time funeral services had not been announced. (10:44... »

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Golfers give back

Monday, June 30, 2014
By Rhonda Fleming
Golfers give back   Wayne Zellers wanted to find a way to give back to the service men and women who have fought and continue to fight for the country’s freedom every day. As a member of the Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech, Zellers wanted to host a golf tournament to raise funds for the... »

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