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New River Community College’s board recently elected new officers. Brad Denardo was elected board chair and Barbara Straub was elected vice-chair. Denardo, of Blacksburg, is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of the National Bank of Blacksburg. He is also a member of the bank’s board of directors. Straub, also of Blacksburg, is [...]
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Collins, 2012. Reviewed by Alison M. Armstrong of Blacksburg. She is the collection management librarian at Radford University and on the board of trustees for the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library. Some books suck you in with the first tantalizing sentence; others draw the reader in slowly by getting the reader [...]
1988 (25 years ago) - “Two Virginia Tech researchers, armed with stop watches and questionnaires, learned that a woman’s visit to a public restroom runs 50 percent longer than a man’s.” - “Susan Slaughter of Floyd probably could have played 19 holes Thursday and still have broken the women’s Virginia Tech Golf Course record. Slaughter [...]
The second-annual Community Day of Giving will be held July 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kmart parking lot in Christiansburg. Themed “Christmas in July,” the event will include fun for the whole family, including photos with Santa, a free motorcycle show and car show featuring the General Lee, dunk tank, bounce [...]
First Bank of Virginia is pleased to announce that Molly Prater has joined the company as vice president and branch manager of its new Blacksburg branch, located at 220 S. Main St. Prater brings more than 30 years of banking and management experience to her new position. “We are very fortunate to have Molly join [...]
FRIDAY Music Royalty With Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal, Wayne Henderson & Friends Flip back to Wednesday’s Extra section or visit music.roanoke.com to read more about this show. Details: 7 p.m. Blue Ridge Music Center, milepost 213, Blue Ridge Parkway, near Galax. $20; free to ages 12 and younger. Pre-concert Benefit & Reception at 5 [...]
The Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine is participating in the Floyd Artisan Tour as an agricultural site this Friday through Sunday, June 14-16. Friday and Saturday hours are 10 to 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 to 5 p.m. Chinese Medicinal herb garden and clinic tours plus martial arts demonstrations will showcase the many offerings [...]
Editors are said to have mellowed the as the newspaper business has matured, or supposedly that’s the so-called anecdotal evidence. Proof on this is sketchy although I have to say I haven’t been threatened with permanent residence in a bread line, had cigarette ashes flicked on my shoe, or been cussed out lately. But admittedly, [...]
The Square Society hosted its 2nd Annual Light Up the Night 5K Walk/Run in Downtown Roanoke to raise money and awareness for Center in the Square. Our paparazzi photo crew was there and here are the New River Valley people who stepped onto the red carpet: * Gloria Underwood of Floyd * Lauren Hekking of [...]
The Willis High School Class of 1940 held its 73rd class reunion at Ryan’s in Christiansburg on June 8. These classmates were the first graduating class of the new Willis High School of 1940 in Floyd County. There were 40 in the class, with 13 still living and six attending the reunion. As a bystander [...]
We have a second photo gallery of Floyd County softball winning the state championship on Sunday. These photos come from Matt Gentry of The Roanoke Times. We had a previous gallery from Jeannine Cooper. Click through to see the photos individually or click here to see them all at once as thumbnails. You can share [...]
Narrows High School graduation was held Friday, June 7. Photographer Brad Klodowski shares photos from the ceremony below. We have photos from other New River Valley high school graduations: Eastern Montgomery High School Auburn High School Blacksburg High School Christiansburg High School Pulaski County High School Floyd County High School Radford High School
Giles High School’s graduation was held Saturday, June 8. Jon Fleming shares photos from the ceremony below: We have photos from other New River Valley high school graduations: Eastern Montgomery High School Auburn High School Blacksburg High School Christiansburg High School Pulaski County High School Floyd County High School Radford High School
Floyd County softball won the state championship Sunday. Jeannine Cooper has this photo gallery. Click through to see the photos individually or click here to see them all at once as thumbnails. You can share your photos at firstname.lastname@example.org or use the “share” button to upload 10 at a time.
The Floyd County softball team won a state title for the first time, beating Goochland 4-1 in the Group A Division 2 final Sunday at Radford University.
1988 (25 years ago) - “Indications are that an adult baseball league for the New River Valley has struck out.” - “Former Virginia Tech split end Carroll Dale was among a group of 17 former players and coaches inducted Friday night into the College Football Hall of Fame.” - “Long before there was Elvis, Bill [...]
The Buffaloes advanced to a state title game for the first time with a 13-4 win in a Group A Division 2 semifinal at Veterans Field.
Here is a news release from the Virginia High School League, which updates the times for some of today’s semifinal matchups: Due to today’s weather forecast, please note the following UPDATE to Saturday’s Group AA boys and girls soccer schedule at Radford; and Group AA and Group A Division 2 baseball and softball games at [...]
The Buffaloes are the first in school history to make the state semifinals, where they’ll face Northumberland.
Radford High School’s graduation was held Thursday night. Photographer Matt Gentry shares photos of the ceremony below. We have photos of other New River Valley high school graduations: Eastern Montgomery High School Auburn High School Blacksburg High School Christiansburg High School Pulaski County High School Floyd County High School