Montgomery County Newswire

Montgomery County Newswire

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  1. Memoir of man whose hands were blown off by convictRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WBT-AM Charlotte

    That seems odd from an 84-year-old man whose "hands" are two metallic clamp hooks, daily reminders for 44 years of that he was wronged by an ex-con who tried to kill him with a homemade bomb. He was the Montgomery County prosecutor and he'd pushed 20 cases through court that day - Dec. 4, 1973.

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  2. Company closes on old Blacksburg High School property; makes first $1 million paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    A development arm of the Shelor Motor Mile has completed the purchase of the old Blacksburg High School property, paying Montgomery County the first of three $1 million installments.

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  3. CASEY: Did your absentee ballot get counted in the recent election?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... and Roanoke County registrars weren't the only ones who received late ballots that couldn't be counted. In Montgomery County, Assistant Registrar Rebecca Collins said her office received "about 50" late-arriving absentee ballots. The last one showed ...

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  4. Scott discusses making the NRV his new home, addresses RAAP safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Southwest Times

    ... by locals as the Radford arsenal. The facility rests on more than 4,000 acres bordering the Pulaski and Montgomery county lines. "I was thrilled," he says. "This is the most strategic and largest command that the Chemical Corps has for a lieutenant ...

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  5. Blacksburg Town Council stokes talk with Radford Arsenal over environmental issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Blacksburg Town Council approved a strongly worded resolution last week aimed at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant's environmental record.

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  6. Phone incident in Virginia Tech bathroom stall leads to drug charges, more against Pulaski manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... open package that they thought were more drugs, according to the warrant. Adams is scheduled to appear in Montgomery County General District Court on March 1. His attorney, Jason Wolfrey of Christiansburg, declined this week to comment on the case.

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  7. Board limits funds over Confederate flag Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Courier-Tribune

    The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners will limit funds to the Uwharrie Volunteer Fire Department until the Confederate flag is removed from the station. That was made known in a Nov. 14 letter addressed to the fire department, the Eighth District Democratic Party and the Montgomery County Democratic Party.

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  8. New Asian food hall coming to D.C. areaRead the original story

    Friday Nov 17 | Business Journal

    Get hungry, Montgomery County: A new Asian food hall is on the drawing board for Rockville Pike.

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  9. Christiansburg to unveil changes coming to North Franklin and Cambria intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Rescuers work an accident involving a Montgomery County Public School bus that was rear-ended at a railroad crossing on North Franklin Street in Christiansburg in March.

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  10. Game Details for Fans - Virginia Tech vs. PittRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Hokiesports.com

    ... 17 seniors prior to their final game at Lane Stadium. Also bring a canned food item to donate to the Montgomery County Christmas Store as you enter the stadium. Q: What should I wear? Show your Hokie pride by wearing MAROON & ORANGE . Saturday is ...

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  11. Critics of pipeline approval seek new hearing on FERC decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in West Virginia and six in Virginia: Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Roanoke, Franklin and Pittsylvania. Montgomery County contends that FERC should never have issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity for "this ill-conceived and ...

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  12. How young is too young for cellphones in school?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... part of the cultural landscape. The debate has emerged in Maryland's biggest school system - in suburban Montgomery County - where some of the rules have been relaxed in recent months. It used to be that students through fifth grade could carry ...

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  13. Highest-ranking officer faces board over in-custody deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... cord injury suffered during the van ride. Detective Sgt. Thomas Curtis, an outside investigator from Montgomery County who interviewed Rice as a part of an internal police investigation, answered questions from Neil Duke, the attorney for the police ...

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  14. Christiansburg Community Group celebrates 15 years of upliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 12 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... been to the mountaintop together. Founded in 2002 to make life better for African-American residents of Montgomery County, The Community Group has sponsored the annual "Dialogue on Race" summit and advocated changes to the discipline process in ...

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  15. In wake of election, Montgomery County and Blacksburg look at soured relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... town and county, can a new road to a better relationship be found? The elected leaders of Blacksburg and Montgomery County plan to meet over coffee Tuesday to begin mending a relationship that took a blow earlier this year when the two localities ...

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  16. Former TV news anchor touched by tragedy elected to House of DelegatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... race over three-time Republican incumbent Joseph Yost. The area covers the New River Valley including Montgomery County, Pulaski County, Giles County and the City of Radford. It was the murders of Parker and Ward on live TV that galvanized him to ...

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  17. 'Bittersweet' victory for Va. Democrat Chris Hurst, whose girlfriend was killed on live TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    The former anchor at WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Virginia, bested Republican incumbent Joseph Yost with 54 percent of the vote for a state delegate seat representing the 12th district, which includes Montgomery County. On Aug. 26, 2015, Hurst's girlfriend and WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were shot and killed by a former employee during a live newscast.

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  18. Chris Hurst, boyfriend of reporter killed on live TV, wins Virginia delegate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... ing his campaign. Hurst beat the odds in his first political run to take the 12th District, which includes Montgomery County, Radford, Giles and Pulaski counties.

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  19. Rush easily holds on the 7th District seatRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Southwest Times

    Republican Nick Rush easily defeated Democrat challenger Flo Ketner Tuesday to hold on to his 7th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. With 97 percent of precincts reporting, Rush, who was seeking his fourth term, walked away with nearly 67 percent of the district votes, receiving 17,270 votes to Ketner's 8,627.

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  20. Hurst wins 12th District House seatRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Southwest Times

    ... part in sending Hurst to Richmond, if he won. That appears to be the case. Hurst won in Radford City and Montgomery County, but lost in Pulaski and Giles counties. Although Hurst's campaign was backed by gun-control groups , that wasn't his main ...

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