Wednesday Apr 16
Plea hearing set for Va. college shooting suspect
A plea hearing is scheduled Wednesday for a man accused of shooting and wounding two women at a community college inside a Christiansburg mall.
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Sun Apr 13, 2014
Va. group produces CD of children's songs
ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 13 - In this photo taken on April 3, 2014, from left, Emily Guill, of Roanoke, Va., Rudy Banks of Christiansburg, Va.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Clarence Gilbert Wright
Clarence Gilbert Wright, 77, of Pulaski, Va., loving husband and father, gained his Angel Wings to meet our Heavenly Father on Friday, April 4, 2014 in the home he built for his wife and two daughters.
Jobless rate trends are mixed in Virginia metro areas
February figures released Thursday by the Virginia Employment Commission showed six of 11 metro areas with declining jobless rates, while rates rose in three areas and two were unchanged.
Exotic pet store to open in downtown Pulaski
A new breed of pet shop is looking to nest in downtown Pulaski, bringing a wide array of critters to diversify the town's business scene.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
NRV caregiver service adding jobs
A New River Valley service that enables the aging population to live independently in their homes for as long as possible expects to hire 75 new caregivers this year.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Multi-day detour scheduled for northbound I-81 in Montgomery County
As part of a maintenance project to rehabilitate pavement on northbound Interstate 81 between mile markers 121 and 125 in Montgomery County, a multi-day detour is scheduled to begin Sunday, April 6 at 7 p.m. According to VDOT spokesman Jason Bond, the detour will be in place 24 hours a day for approximately eight consecutive days.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Closing date set for Elks National Home sale
After months of delay, an April 30 closing date has been set for the sale of the Elks National Home in Bedford.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Sixteen-hour food safety training certifies 19
In the New River Valley there is a recognized need to improve sanitation practices in the food service industry.
Lane closure slated for roadwork on I-81
According to Virginia Department of Transportation, the left northbound lane between mile markers 120 and 125 will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. each Sunday through Thursday as contractors conduct an "extensive pavement rehabilitation project."
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Metro unemployment rates climb in January
The figures released Friday by the VEC are not seasonally adjusted, meaning they do not take into account seasonal fluctuations in the labor force.
Fieldstone United Methodist Church in Christiansburg will host a workshop on prisoner re-entry on Tuesday, April 8 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. According to Mary Lough with First United Methodist Church, the purpose of the workshop is to learn about the support and challenges in the New River Valley of prisoners being transitioned into the community.