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What’s your experience with(out) Roanoke mail processing facility?

Friday, July 22, 2016
By Edwin McCoy
What is Your Experience with the Roanoke, VA, Processing Facility? That’s the question the US Postal Service Inspector General is asking in an on-line survey that asks for the public’s experience since the Roanoke mail processing center was closed and consolidated with the one in Greensboro, N.C. According to the website, the survey started... »

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News Messenger, Radford News Journal purchased by Mountain Media

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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News Messenger, Radford News Journal purchased by Mountain Media Mountain Media, a Lewisburg, West Virginia-based community newspaper company, has purchased the assets of Montgomery Publishing, which includes the News Messenger, Radford News Journal and four other community newspapers in Southwest Virginia. Mountain Media publishes community weekly newspapers, their affiliated publications and multimedia products in the two Virginias. Owner Michael Showell started his newspaper... »

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Glencoe Museum unveils John N. Dalton exhibit

Friday, April 8, 2016
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Glencoe Museum unveils John N. Dalton exhibit RADFORD — On March 28, the Radford Heritage Foundation unveiled its new exhibit, “Governor Dalton: John N. Dalton and Virginia’s Political Transformation” at Glencoe Museum and Gallery. Members of the Dalton family, including former Virginia First Lady Edwina Dalton Phillips and Governor Dalton’s four children Kathy Dalton Mika, Ted Dalton, John Dalton Jr. and... »

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Belle Heth Elementary seeks help for Jamestown field trip

Thursday, March 24, 2016
By Sam Wall
Belle Heth Elementary seeks help for Jamestown field trip RADFORD — The fourth-grade students at Belle Heth Elementary have been excited about their overnight field trip to Jamestown, but the school still needs some additional funding for the trip. Scheduled April 7-8, the trip has been in the works since the fall, but the school is approximately $3,000 short of the $21,000 needed... »

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Sen. Warner to be Radford University commencement speaker

Friday, March 18, 2016
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Sen. Warner to be Radford University commencement speaker RADFORD — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner will serve as the keynote speaker for Radford University’s 2016 Spring Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7 on the university’s Moffett Lawn. A Democrat, Warner was elected to the U.S. Senate in November 2008 and reelected to a second term in November 2014. He serves on the... »

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Arnheim home to get facelift

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Sam Wall
Arnheim home to get facelift RADFORD — The Radford City Schools Partners for Excellence Foundation has received approximately $5,000 in building supplies for restoration of the Arnheim home. The 2015 Local Heroes Grant from Lowes Home Improvement in Fairlawn is awarded annually to local groups performing community work in the region. Lee Slusher, the executive director of the Radford... »

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Radford police seek man wanted for string of burglaries

Monday, February 1, 2016
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The Radford City Police Department has issued eight felony warrants for Leeshane David “Shane” Ramos for his alleged involvement in a string of robberies that occurred during December in neighborhoods adjacent to the Radford University campus. Charges include three counts of breaking and entering (Virginia code section 18.2-91), three counts of grand larceny (Virginia... »

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Suspects in abduction, murder of teen to be arraigned today

Monday, February 1, 2016
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Suspects in abduction, murder of teen to be arraigned today BLACKSBURG – Two suspects in the abduction and murder of Blacksburg teen Nichole Madison Lowell are scheduled to be arraigned today in Montgomery County Circuit Court. Both David E. Eishenhauer and Natalie M. Keepers are being held withbout bond in Montgomery County Jail. A Columbia, Maryland, native, Eishenhauer, 18, was arrested Saturday on one... »

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Who to call in Radford during a snowstorm

Thursday, January 21, 2016
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RADFORD — A significant snowfall is scheduled to begin Friday morning in the New River Valley. Often during snowstorms, Radford City’s 911 Dispatch Center is inundated with calls that are not considered to be an emergency (such as an electric power outage). Public safety officials are reminding citizens to please only call 911 for... »

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Radford Animal Control placing chips in adopted animals

Thursday, December 31, 2015
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Radford Animal Control placing chips in adopted animals RADFORD — Desmond “Dez” McDaniel finally decided the only way he could stop mourning a cat that died two month ago was to get another one. He headed straight to the Radford Animal Shelter on 110 Pulaski St. By the time he left, his shiny new black cat had received a shot to ward... »

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BREAKING NEWS:  Vinton, VA – On July 28, 2016 at 1:46PM, the Vinton Police Department was contacted and asked to respond to a duplex located in... » Full Story

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