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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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Radford Police seek man who brandished firearm

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
By Brian Perdue
Radford Police seek man who brandished firearm RADFORD — Radford City Police are looking for a man who allegedly pointed a gun at a group of people early Sunday morning. Police responded to a call at 1:29 a.m. regarding a fight at the 1200 block of East Main Street. Before officers arrived, witnesses said the suspect pulled out a handgun and... »

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Radford Elf Shelf demand expected to grow

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Radford Elf Shelf demand expected to grow RADFORD — Last year, the Radford Elf Shelf served 234 families – including more than 500 children – and provided food vouchers to 52 families without children. This year, organizers expect an increase in the amount of those who need holiday assistance. For the past 21 years, the Radford Elf Shelf program has offered... »

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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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