Finding heroes

Steve Frey Where have all the heroes gone? There was a time when people looked up to notable successes like sports stars, leaders and historical...

The Round Meadow Country Club

Evans “Buddy” King I read several months ago that the Meadows Golf Course and Swim Club had been sold and that the purchaser did not...

Economic Development 2.0

Steve Frey At the last Radford City Council meeting, Economic Development Director Blair Hoke presented a status report on work within her department since she...

The history and importance of building codes

An early understanding and appreciation of rudimentary building codes and quality workmanship can be found in the writings of ancient kings and Roman authors. The...

Tax cuts and tariffs and deficits, oh my!

Steve Frey Just as the job market in the NRV has its foot on the accelerator (having been ranked in the top 10 in the...

Documentary video of Montgomery County coal mining

Jim Glanville This column tells about a remarkable video titled "This Bridge … A History of Coal in Montgomery County, Virginia" made by Chris Valluzzo...

The most wonderful time of the year

Steve Frey It's hard to believe it's just around the corner. If you are a parent, you may be counting down. Yeah, it's the first...

Character Counts

Steve Frey On Tuesday, the Virginia High School League announced the schools receiving the Claudia Dodson VHSL Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award. Only 24 high schools...

‘Walk to Freedom’ is a Radford gem

Steve Frey On one of those perfect summer evenings last Friday, we were part of an appreciative audience who enjoyed the newest version of "Walk...

Emily’s resist

Michael Abraham The first thing you think when you sit down with Emily Satterwhite, the woman who chained herself onto a piece of pipeline construction...
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