News Messenger, Radford News Journal

‘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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Radford News Journal

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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Radford News Journal

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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News Messenger, Radford News Journal

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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Radford News Journal

Radford HS wins state academic award

Monday, May 19, 2014
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Radford HS wins state academic award For the first time in school history, Radford High School has won the Virginia High School League’s Wells Fargo Cup for Academics – making it the best among the state’s Group 1A schools in academic competitions. A points system based on performance in state competitions determined winners in each of VHSL six divisions (1A... »

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    Congratulations and let's keep it up. VERY big accomplishment.
    Michael Hachem     May 20, 2014

    Rock on RHS! That Drama Team is one to watch! Literally! If you hear of an RHS (or DIS) show, make …
    Andy Bowyer     May 19, 2014

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Breaking News, Radford News Journal

Belle Heth teacher wins technology award

Thursday, May 15, 2014
By Rhonda Fleming
RADFORD — Brian Dye, a sixth-grade teacher at Belle Heth Elementary School, received the Educator Award during the annual TechNite 2014 Awards held in Hotel Roanoke on Friday. Dye was one of 18 nominees in the educator category that included teachers from the region.  This award recognizes a K-12 educator in the Roanoke-Blacksburg region... »

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Radford News Journal

Violent sex offender walks into elementary school

Thursday, May 8, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Violent sex offender walks into elementary school RADFORD — A registered violent sex offender made it through a secure-entry doorway and walked into the main office of McHarg Elementary School on Thursday morning, where he spent several minutes there before being arrested by police in a parking lot outside the school. Henry Alexander Lindsey Jr., 55, of Radford was apprehended at... »

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    Thank you to all who was involved in apprehending this person and preventing harm to any of our children. Thank …
    Peggy P Mills     May 10, 2014

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Radford News Journal

Burris, Mitchell, Critterton elected to Radford School Board

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
By Brian Perdue
RADFORD — In Tuesday’s general election, two city council seats, three school board seats and the mayor were on the ballot. Mayor Bruce Brown won an uncontested race with 1,047 votes, while the three seats on the Radford City School Board will be filled by incumbent Lynn Burris (811), Carl Mitchell (715) and Jessie... »

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