Riders cruise to save the lungs

Sam Wall editor@ourvalley.org Photos by Larry MiddletonKaren Maxwell and husband Randall Maxwell, of Christiansburg, lead one of the bike groups at Saturday’s 2nd annual Lung Transplant Benefit Ride. The 100-mile ride started in Christiansburg and went through Blacksburg all the way to New Castle and back. When Harry Collins was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 2011, he was given six months to live; but thanks to a lung transplant, he has been given a second chance at life.The More...

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Petitions protest Vick’s HOF induction

Marty Gordon NRVsports@ourvalley.org Photo courtesy of Rachel BeasleyRachel Beasley (left) is pictured with Layla, a pit bull she rescued eight years ago. She is the organizer More...

Former RU pitcher joins the Pulaski Yankees

Marty Gordon NRVsports@ourvalley.org Photo courtesy of Pulaski YankeesKyle Zurak A familiar name to local baseball fans is now a part of the Pulaski Yankees Appalachian League More...

Three Hokies on All-ACC Preseason team

  Photo courtesy of VT AthleticsHokies’ Tremaine Edmunds, Wyatt Teller and Cam Phillips have been named to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) preseason football team. Virginia More...

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Hethwood, Shawnee take SVSL swim championships

Photos by Jon FlemingPine Valley’s Keely Carrow placed 11th in the 13-14 50 yard backstroke at the SVSL championship meet on Tuesday at Christiansburg Aquatic Center. The More...

Hokies set to open training camp

Photo courtesy of VT Athletics  Woody Baron (on left) opens training camp this week with the Dallas Cowboys. The Virginia Tech football program will once again have strong representation More...

Tech hires new senior associate AD

Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced the hiring of Brad Wurthman as Senior Associate Athletics Director More...

Bruins strong in 7-on-7

From the sidelines Marty Gordon NRVsports@ourvalley.org If this summer’s 7-on-7 competition is any indication More...

First Baptist Church women’s bible study host 3rd annual youth workshop

The Women’s Bible Study of First Baptist Church 555 West Rock Road, Radford VA will host...

NRV Business Center tenant profile – Emisshield

The NRV Business Center is proud to host production facilities of Emisshield Incorporated, a producer of...

Art at the Market winners

On Saturday Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. presented the annual Art at the Market event. This popular annual...

Weiss, Anita

Anita Weiss passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. She was born February, 28, 1930 in Brooklyn,NY.Anita was More...

Graham, James Lewis, Jr.

James Lewis Graham, Jr., 75, of Fairfax Station, VA, passed away at his home on July 19, 2017 as a result..

Ake, Beatrice Louise Ruhf

We had a glorious fourth this year, A very special celebration, A Yankee-Doodle stork appeared, With a tiny new creation. Fourth..

NRCC launches new medical assistant program

A new medical assistant program is being launched at New River Community College thanks to a recently received More...

Radford University names Gary Schirr MBA director

Radford University Marketing Associate Professor Gary Schirr has been named Director of Graduate and Special Programs for the university’s College of..

Virginia again earns top special education rating

RICHMOND, Va. — For a fifth consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Education has awarded Virginia its highest rating for improving..

Alternative use for old BHS building

It’s not easy to dispose of older buildings but those built and first occupied in 1974 are not old. If 60..

I’d like you to meet Sam, my new smart phone

Michael Abraham I have a new phone. His name is Sam. He’s very smart. He’s a smart phone. He’s Sam, as..

Blacksburg Market Square Jam

Catering to traditional old time music, the Market Square Jam brings regional musicians together to pick a tune, enjoy fun times..

Crime reports – July 22, 2017

Radford July 9 Driving under the influence, 2:20 a.m., Rock Road East All other offenses, 2:43 a.m., 1500 Staples Street 10:56..

News Briefs – July 26, 2017

Radford Micah’s Backpack During the summer months, Micah’s Backpack is seeking volunteers to help pack bags, load cars, restock shelves, and..
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