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Radford H.S. teacher wins $25,000 award

Friday, April 17, 2015
By Brian Perdue
Radford H.S. teacher wins $25,000 award RADFORD — Radford High School teacher Tina Tapp was one of two teachers to receive a McGlothlin Award for Teaching Excellence at a Thursday banquet at Radford University. By winning the award, Tapp, a ninth-grade English and journalism teacher, receives a $25,000 award. A condition of the award mandates that $10,000 of the money... »

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RU president to retire next year

Monday, March 30, 2015
By Submitted
RU president to retire next year RADFORD — Radford University President Penelope W. Kyle has announced plans to retire next year. The first female president at RU, Kyle will step down on June 30, 2016. The decision was announced and approved at Saturday’s Board of Visitors meeting. Kyle took the job in 2005 to become RU’s sixth president. “I am... »

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Beans and Rice founder honored with service award

Friday, March 20, 2015
By Heather Bell
Beans and Rice founder honored with service award RADFORD — In 1997, Dr. Nelda Pearson and a small group of her students at Radford University launched Beans and Rice, Inc., a nonprofit organization to help children in need. The undertaking began as an after-school program at a few of Radford’s housing complexes, providing activities, homework help and meals to hungry kids. Pearson... »

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Man arrested in connection with River City Grill break-in

Monday, March 16, 2015
By Brian Perdue
Man arrested in connection with River City Grill break-in RADFORD — A Radford man facing prior charges on a robbery and assault has been charged with the break-in and robbery of the River City Grill in Radford. Kian Russell Keeling, 20, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering and grand larceny on March 10. The offense occurred sometime in the morning hours... »

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Two charged in assault, robbery

Thursday, March 5, 2015
By Brian Perdue
Two charged in assault, robbery RADFORD — Two men are in jail after being charged in connection with an alleged assault and robbery in Radford Tuesday night. Kian Russell Keeling, 20, of Radford, and William Coleman Worrell, 20, of Floyd were arrested Wednesday night. Both are being held at the New River Valley Regional Jail in Dublin without bond.... »

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Two men assaulted, robbed in Radford

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
By Brian Perdue
RADFORD — Police are searching for three suspects who allegedly assaulted and robbed two men Tuesday night. At 10 p.m., Radford City Police responded to a call to the 7-11 on 302 Tyler Ave. in regards to an 18-year-old white male with a head injury. The victim stated he and a friend, who was... »

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Crude-oil shipments coming through area

Monday, March 2, 2015
By Brian Perdue
Crude-oil shipments coming through area CHRISTIANSBURG — Since Feb. 17, trains have been hauling large quantities of crude oil through the area after a derailment of a train carrying the same cargo damaged tracks and spilled thousands of gallons in West Virginia. Dawn Eischen, spokeswoman for the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, said two to five trains hauling Bakken... »

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Man accused of rape in Radford

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Man accused of rape in Radford RADFORD — A 21-year-old man from North Carolina has been charged with allegedly raping an 18-year-old female in the City of Radford. The Radford City Police Department has charged Kaden Lionel Palacio, 21, after the victim reported it to police on Feb. 15, 2015. The victim stated the alleged rape had occurred at an... »

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RU students organize Christiansburg health fair

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By Shelby Vasko
RU students organize Christiansburg health fair Eight Radford University nursing students have been busy organizing a community health fair set for Thursday at the Christiansburg Recreation Center. The New River Valley Senior Health Fair was created for New River Valley residents who are 50 and older. “We will have a lot of booths aimed at that age group, with most... »

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RU student-apartment complex catches fire

Friday, February 20, 2015
By Brian Perdue
RU student-apartment complex catches fire 3 P.M. UPDATE: City officials say the fire is now out. Original story is below. … RADFORD — Three fire departments continue to battle a morning fire in a large structure on Grove Avenue in Radford that has resulted in a “total loss” of the structure, city officials said. At 10:48 a.m., the Radford... »

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