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As the wintry mix of precipitation continues to make its way through western Virginia, drivers should expect icy conditions and slush on some roadways, particularly in the higher elevations. Crews and contractors with the Virginia Department of Transportation continue to monitor roads and treat them with salt and abrasives as necessary. Icy patches are reported […]
With rain falling throughout southwestern Virginia and temperatures hovering around freezing, drivers should use caution this morning, particularly on bridges and overpasses and on roads in the higher elevations where icy spots can form first. So far, roads are wet this morning; however, icy conditions are still a concern as temperatures right at freezing could […]
United Way has started collecting supplies for the annual Toys for the Heart Christmas Assistance Program. Toys from the Heart is an emergency assistance program that serves families with children and youth 18 years or younger. Families are served with toys, sports equipment, school supplies, and personal items. They will also receive a Christmas tree […]
First Baptist Church 555 West Rock Road where Rev. C. Coles Casey is the Pastor, will celebrate its Church Anniversary on Sunday, November 18th during the 11 a.m. morning worship service. The morning worship will hold special music by the Mass choir and the anniversary messenger will be Rev. Jenene Saunders Lewis, the Associate Minister […]
Free and open to the public – Beth Macy, author of the new best-seller “Dopesick,” will appear at Floyd Center for the Arts on Sunday, Nov. 25th to read from and discuss her latest book. She will sign books after her talk, scheduled for 3 pm. Doors at the Center will open at 2 pm […]
Dublin Town Offices will be closed November 22nd and 23rd. Garbage scheduled for pick-up on Thursday, November 22, 2018 will be picked up on Monday, November 19th along with Monday’s regular pick-up. Garbage scheduled for pick-up on Friday, November 23, 2018 will be picked up on Tuesday, November 20th along with Tuesday’s regular pick-up.
USDA launched the trade mitigation package aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. Producers of certain commodities can now sign up for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP). USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will administer MFP to provide payments to corn (fresh and processed), cotton, dairy, hog, sorghum, […]
Town Hall will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 21, Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23. Town Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 26. The Christiansburg Aquatic Center will be open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Nov. 21, closed on Nov. 22, and open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on […]
The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce’s 29th Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner will be held again at the Floyd EcoVillage on Monday, November 19th. This popular event will once again feature a silent auction social hour starting at 6pm with final bidding ending at 7pm when dinner will be served. The silent auction serves as […]
On Friday, November 9th, 5 RSVP volunteers delivered 80 flower arrangements to Veterans throughout Montgomery County and Radford, especially those who are residing in local nursing and assisted living homes. Erlene Barber of Gates Florist provided a demonstration on Thursday, November 8 to 10 RSVP volunteers that designed the beautiful arrangements. We would like to […]
Jim Lloyd is a barber, musician, presenter, music teacher, banjo historian and radio host whose accomplishments go on and on in old-time, bluegrass, storytelling and organizing. The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley is pleased to house part of Jim’s collection of historic banjos, guitars, fiddles, plus a few oddities. Regular hours are […]
On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Blacksburg High School will recognize one student athlete – Anabel Zier – who is planning to further her volleyball career at the collegiate level. The signing ceremony will take place in the Library at 3:30 p.m. with a reception to follow. Zier, a senior Middle Blocker, will sign a letter-of-intent […]
Town of Blacksburg administrative offices will be closed on Nov. 12 in honor of Veterans Day. Blacksburg Transit routes, Community Center, Aquatic Center and Refuse/Recycling collection will run on their normal schedules. Christiansburg Town Hall will be closed in observance of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 12. Town Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. on […]
Each November 11, our country honors Veterans Day. It is a way we can show our gratitude for those brave men and women who put on the uniform to protect us and the freedoms we cherish. This year’s observance holds a special significance, for it is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War […]
Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley (LVNRV) will hold a tutor training for adult volunteers interested in helping local adults improve literacy and language skills for increased independence and better employment. The tutor training will be held on Tuesday, November 13, from 5:30-8:30 pm at the LVNRV Learning Center, 195 W. Main Street in […]
The City of Radford’s Economic Development Authority presented Thai This Express with a $10,000 Economic Incentive Grant on November 8. Thai This Express qualified for the incentive as they are located within the city’s Enterprise Zone at 1401 Tyler Avenue. The Economic Incentive Grant is available to new businesses and is a financial incentive specifically […]
The Town of Christiansburg has named Will Drake as its new planning director. Drake began working in Christiansburg’s Planning Department in 2015 and has served in his current position of Planner II since 2017. The director position opened in September, shortly after former planning director Andrew Warren was promoted to assistant town manager. “I’m looking […]
The Christiansburg Aquatic Center took home two awards this week from the 63rd annual conference of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society. The Christiansburg Aquatic Center was awarded Best New Special Event (for population under 25,000) for its annual First Responders Battleship and the Distinguished Volunteer Service Award, honoring the dedication of long-time Aquatic Center volunteer […]