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  1. Virginia Tech announces 2016 class for Sports Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... a touch down as Bud Foster (right) defensive coordinator for the team signals the score against Arkansas State Blacksburg Va. Sunday August 25 2002. Photo Eric Brady Taken 11/17/01 Virginia Tech's Kevin Jones dives gains yardage in first half action ...


  2. Alternatives for to be unveiled for dangerous Blacksburg intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... proposals Monday at an open house that town officials are holding. Scheduled to run from 4 p.m to 7 p.m. at the Blacksburg Community Center, Monday's open house will include diagrams of four new proposals - all variations on the grade-separated ...


  3. Aiden Brown Commits to Virginia TechRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Gobbler Country

    More recruiting news is pouring out of Blacksburg. Potomac, MD offensive lineman, Aiden Brown, becomes the third Virginia Tech public commitment today.


  4. Sean Savoy Commits to Virginia Tech FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Gobbler Country

    The Blacksburg Bash is on fire, and we aren't talking about the hamburgers. The Virginia Tech Hokies have added a commitment from WR/CB Sean Savoy.


  5. Virginia Tech Football Recruiting WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Gobbler Country

    This could potentially be a big weekend for Virginia Tech Football. Coach Justin Fuente and staff are hosting a number of talented players this weekend in Blacksburg, The notables include Tyjuan Garbutt, who famously decommitted from the Hokies just a short month ago.


  6. Ekanem now the veteran of Virginia Tech's defensive lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Martinsville Bulletin

    Defensive end Ken Ekanem on the sideline during the Virginia Tech Maroon and Orange spring football game in Blacksburg Va.


  7. 10 Takeaways From Media DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Gobbler Country

    ... high tempo offense to wear defenses out while putting up points in bunches. That may not be a continuing trend in Blacksburg. Fuente understands that it doesn't matter if you're moving at warp speed if you can't execute -A A' there's no way the ...


  8. Sometimes 2, or even 3, quarterbacks are not better than oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Virginia Tech quarterbacks, from left, Jerod Evans, Jack Click , Dwayne Lawson and Brenden Motley gather at midfield at the conclusion of the NCAA college football team's Maroon and Orange spring game in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, April 23 2016.


  9. New bike lanes are making millennials feel more at home in the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | MarketWatch

    ... to live, says Mel Jones, a research scientist at the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, Va. But they're willing to move farther out (and commute longer distances) as long as their towns are stocked with all the ...


  10. Hokies sign five for 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 |

    BLACKSBURG Virginia Tech head women's basketball coach Kenny Brooks announces the signing of five additional players including Michelle Berry, Kendyl Brooks, Diandra DaRosa, Erin Garner and Jaiden McCoy for the 2016-17 season. They will join Genesis Parker and Kaela Kinder who signed during the fall.


  11. Radford developer Kinser headed to prison for financial crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... In a guilty plea March 8, Kinser admitted he schemed to defraud investors in the condo project, the Legends of Blacksburg, by falsely inflating his personal net worth in 2010, which prosecutors captured in a wire fraud count. Kinser also admitted to ...


  12. Phillips Realty Capital secures financing for new Marriott Residence Inn in BlacksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Virginia Business

    Phillips Realty Capital, based in Bethesda, Md., said Monday that it has secured an $18.6 million construction loan on behalf of Newport Hospitality Group Inc. and Collegiate Inn of Blacksburg LLC for the development of a new Marriott Residence Inn adjacent to the campus of Virginia Tech. The six-story, 126-room extended stay hotel will offer suites with fully equipped kitchens and living rooms, an indoor pool, and a 24/7 workout room.


  13. Angry birds? Cities, not pigs, linked with avian aggressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Fox News

    ... like urban environments, Davies said. The rural areas where the researchers studied the birds were a park near Blacksburg, Virginia, an area around a stream, and a farm. "To verify that our urban sites were indeed urban, and our rural sites were ...


  14. Fuente 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Gobbler Country

    ... Hokies also announced Fuente's offensive coordinator at Memphis, Brad Cornelson, will join his coaching staff in Blacksburg , yet another indicator that the Virginia Tech offense in 2016 will be similar to the one Memphis ran during Fuente's tenure ...


  15. Corporate Research Center adding disc golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... park plans to add a disc golf course this fall. The park, located just north of the U.S. 460 interchange in Blacksburg, announced this week that it's building a nine-hole course on its southern end near Pratt and Kraft drives. Dawn Crigger, the ...


  16. Volvo to lay off 300 more at truck plant in Pulaski CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Powhatan Today

    The second round of layoffs this year at Volvo's truck manufacturing plant in Pulaski County, near Blacksburg, will eliminate about 300 jobs, the company announced Friday. "We regret having to take this action, but we operate in a cyclical market and we have to adapt to market demand," Volvo Trucks North America spokesman John Mies wrote in an email.


  17. Learning to Trust a Self-Driving CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The New Yorker

    On a clear morning in early May, Brian Lathrop, a senior engineer for Volkswagen's Electronics Research Laboratory, was in the driver's seat of a Tesla Model S as it travelled along a stretch of road near Blacksburg, Virginia, when the car began to drift from its lane. Lathrop had his hands on the wheel but was not in control of the vehicle.


  18. Cutting to the point: New barber taps life experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... a barber comb and a straight razor on his chest, said he started doing barber work with Modern Barber Shop in Blacksburg. After a few years, he moved to Richmond where he landed a job with a place called Razors of Richmond. Greenawalt said his ...


  19. Arts & Extras: eerie, funny folk art with a contemporary flairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Blacksburg artist Joe Kelley hangs his show Wednesday. The one man show in the Moss Arts Center runs Thursday July 14 through August 24 with an artist talk and reception is secluded for Thursday August 4. "Red Guardian," left, with a collection of paintings entitled "The Natural History of Undescribed Birds" by Blacksburg artist Joe Kelley.


  20. Microburst causes major damage -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... trees and tearing off rooftops. According to Peter Corrigan, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, Virginia, a strong storm statement had been issued for the area shortly before the storm came through, but there were not ...


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