Briefs – April 15, 2017


Tri-Community Revival Sunrise Service

The First Missionary Baptist Church is hosting an Easter Sunrise Service beginning at 6 a.m. April 16. Pastor Richard A. Goodman, Sr. and the choir will render the service. The church is located at 7318 Manns Drive in Radford.

RAAP holding annual emergency preparedness exercise April 21-22

The Radford Army Ammunition Plant will hold its annual emergency preparedness exercise on April 21-22. The exercise will last from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on April 21 and 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on April 22.

Please be advised that on April 22 there will be an increase in emergency vehicles entering the plant from Route 114. Response personnel from surrounding communities will be practicing lifesaving skills.

Sparky’s Run Dog Park closed April 24-May 22

Sparky’s Run Dog Park will be closed beginning April 24 through May 22 for repairs. Sparky’s Run has been heavily used by citizens and their pets since it opened in repairs, including a concrete pad at the entrance, dirt brought in to fill in the holes and reseeding of the entire park, will all be done during the month the park is closed.  Upon completion, Sparky’s run will be ready for use by its patrons.