Many hands make light work in Radford’s beleaguered Central Cemetery

About 40 Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, historians, American Legion and VFW vets filled Radford’s Central Cemetery on a stormy evening to mend broken headstones, tidy and just make the place feel more lived in. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 100%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() More...

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Water safety emphasized by Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries Conservation

Photos by Marty GordonThe Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Conservation officers are checking boaters and jet skiers on Claytor Lake for proper floatation devices More...

Shawnee swim results

Photos by Jon Fleming Summertime is here and another season for the Southwest Virginia Swim League (SVSL) is underway. Ridgewood Swim Club’s Kassidy Starr jumps in at the More...

Hill to play in all-star game

Radford High School’s Michael Hill has been selected to the 2018 Virginia Soccer Coaches Association Senior Soccer Showcase. The event will be held June 30 at Lynchburg College. More...

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From the sidelines: Hokie baseball player transferring to RU

Marty Gordon It’s not often a Hokie becomes a Highlander, but for J.D. Mundy that’s exactly what he will do this fall. Mundy was highly recruited coming out of Northside High More...

Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour begins its 20th season

The Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour returned to the site of its origin on Thursday to begin the tournament section of the 20th season. Sixty-one junior golfers converged at Fincastle More...

Sport briefs

VT basketball tickets on sale The Virginia Tech Athletics Department has announced season ticket renewals for the upcoming More...

Class 2 all-state soccer selections

Radford High School freshman Makenzie Page was named to the Class 2 all-state first team for soccer. This season More...

Researchers find oldest footprints dating back 540-plus million years

A team of scientists, led by Shuhai Xiao, of the Virginia Tech College of Science, have...

Red salamander named official salamander of Virginia thanks to 4-H group

Virginia has more than 40 emblems that represent the state’s cultural heritage and natural resources, including...

Boyd, Earl Neal

Earl Neal Boyd, 95 of Blacksburg, died on June 16 at The Crossings in Blacksburg, VA. He was born in Trinity, More...

Harmon, Mary Jane Midkiff

Mary Jane Midkiff Harmon, 91, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at her home in Radford. Born on May 19, 1927,..

Leighton, Robert W.

Robert “Bob” W. Leighton, 87, passed away at his home in Radford surrounded by his family. Born Feb. 10, 1931, he..

Bhadury selected as dean of RU’s College of Business and Economics

Joyendu “Joy” Bhadury Following a national search and a series of on-campus candidate interviews and presentations, More...

Belle Heth students participate in a living wax museum

Belle Heth Elementary third graders exhibited their learning of ancient civilizations, famous Americans, and explorers in a living wax museum Tuesday,..

RSVP of Mont. Co. and Radford awards scholarships to two nursing students

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Council Scholarship Committee reviewed thirteen applications for this year’s $1,000 scholarship awards selecting Zachary Blevins,..

Letter to the editor – In response to Steve Frey’s May 23 column, Gun Safety: A middle way solution.

In this article, Mr. Frey seems to have copy/pasted the latest gun control activists’ thoroughly discredited “mass shooting” statistics and a..

Christiansburg ophthalmologist and the history of eye surgery: Part 2.

Jim Glanville Editor’s note: This column was inadvertently cut off in Saturday’s edition of the paper, so it is being rerun..

15th annual NAACP Juneteenth celebration offers music, games, local barbecue, Saturday

The Montgomery-Radford-Floyd NAACP branch 7092 will present the 2018 Juneteenth Celebration from 11a.m.–4 p.m. on Saturday at Rosa Peters Playground (300..

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..
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