Radford School Board election preview

The Radford School Board has five candidates running to fill three seats in the May 1 election. Board members serve four-year terms. The Radford News Journal sent questionnaires to the candidates who were asked to answer five questions in approximately 100 words each. Similar formats for the city council and mayoral elections will appear in next week’s editions. Answers were printed as they were received.Carl Mitchell Carl Mitchell (Incumbent) Why do you want to be on the Radford School Board? Primarily, More...

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James River beats RHS 15-6

Photos by Bryant Altizer Catcher Reagan Sellers catches the ball to tag a runner out at home plate for the Bobcats in Tuesday’s 15-6 loss to James River. Tiohna Eaves catches More...

BHS grad remains a part of Hokie football team

Photo by Jon FlemingFormer Blacksburg High School and current Virginia Tech football player took time to sign an autograph to a Hokie fan after the tam’s Spring game. Marty More...

Radford beats James River 4-2

Photos by Bryant Altizer Second baseman Jon Woods hauls in an infield fly ball for an out for the Bobcats in Tuesday’s contest. Radford catcher Justice Marshall fires a throw More...

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Radford soccer player of the week

Photo by Bryant AltizerThe Radford High School soccer player of the week is Chet Kleppin. The senior captain’s leadership and versatility has helped the Bobcats get off to More...

Highlanders hand Hokies 12-11 loss in battle of NRV

Despite a Virginia Tech game-tying three-run home run in the top of the ninth, Radford University was able to battle back again with a walk-off 12-11 victory over its New River More...

Sports briefs

Wilderness Road ride The Wilderness Road Ride is a bicycling event that takes place Saturday, May 26. The ride is scenic More...

Radford University hosts Special Olympics Spring Games Sunday

The annual Special Olympics Spring Games Track and Field Competition will be held Sunday at Radford University’s More...

BHS student wins statewide license plate competition

  Governor Ralph Northam and members of the General Assembly celebrated the eight finalists in DMV’s...

Pets-of-the-week

Each Saturday the paper features a dog and a cat from the Montgomery County Animal Care...

Children’s Museum of Blacksburg announces relocation plans to the NRV Mall

Executive Director Sarah Hanks of the Children’s Museum of Blacksburg (CMB) announced plans to move the...

Fontenot, Joseph Paul

Joseph Paul Fontenot, 90, of Blacksburg, Virginia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.Joe was More...

Taylor, Verne Clayton

Verne Clayton Taylor, 83, of Dublin died, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Lewis Gale Hospital- Pulaski. He was born in Seattle,..

Wolfle, Lee Morrill

Lee Wolfle of Blacksburg, died on April 15, 2018, at the age of 76. Lee was born on June 24, 1941,..

Belle Heth holds Spring Maker Faire

Belle Heth Elementary School held its Spring Maker Faire on Saturday, April 7, 2018. This event highlighted More...

NRCC welcomes new vice president for instruction and student services

New River Community College has hired Dr. Peter T. Anderson, of Blacksburg, as the new vice president for instruction and student..

Virginia Tech statistician Leah Johnson seeks to improve quantitative models for fighting diseases in humans, trees

Leah R. Johnson, an assistant professor in the Department of Statistics, part of the Virginia Tech College of Science, is using..

NRCC jamboree April 28

The music of The Country Boys and Slate Mountain Ramblers will be featured during New River Community College’s Fiddle, Banjo and..

Radford City Police Department Blotter

12/24/2017 7:30:00 PM Burglary/Breaking & Entering 400 SANFORD ST 12/25/2017 2:13:25 PM Simple Assault 200 ALLEN AVE 12/26/2017 6:53:01 AM Arson..

News briefs – September 23, 2017

  Craft & Draft festival slated for Oct. 14 The Craft & Draft street festival returns to Radford’s downtown Thursday, Oct..