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Blacksburg Brew Do tickets on sale now

Tickets for the ninth annual Blacksburg Brew Do, the New River Valley's award-winning craft beer festival, are on sale now. This year's event, which will be held rain or shine on Saturday, Oct. 7, from noon to 5 p.m., will feature more than 100 beers including, but not limited to, pale ales, stouts,

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-22 04:15:00

Blacksburg Interfaith Food Pantry - 30th Anniversary Celebration

The Blacksburg Interfaith Food Pantry will be celebrating its 30th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 15 at the Pantry at 706 Harding Ave. from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. There will be free food, face-painting, and family friendly games with prizes. Proclamations will be made by the Town of Blacksburg representa

MONTCOVA.COM - 2017-09-22 17:21:04

Blacksburg company raises $50,000 for hurricane relief in 3 days

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Hurricane Maria is coming as the country is still recovering from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. And people in our area are doing everything they can to help. Harmonia Holdings Group was founded in 1999 by a Virginia Tech professor. Now it has eight locations in the United State

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-09-20 04:43:00

Pre-trial motions hearing for David Eisenhauer set for October

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va (WDBJ7) -- Montgomery County Commonwealth's Attorney Mary Pettitt announced Friday that a pre-trial motions hearing for David Eisenhauer, 20, of Columbia, MD, and Blacksburg, VA, has been scheduled for October 11th at 9:00 am. Eisenhauer is charged in the death of Blacksburg teen

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-09-22 23:38:00

Hearing scheduled for David Eisenhauer, charged in death of Nicole Lovell

BLACKSBURG, Va. - The man charged with first-degree murder of a 13-year-old in Blacksburg will have a pre-trial motions hearing next month. David Eisenhauer, 20, is charged with murdering Nicole Lovell last year. Montgomery County Commonwealth's Attorney Mary Pettitt announced the hearing has been

WSLS - 2017-09-22 21:32:06

Montgomery County Schools to vote on no-transfer policy for 6-12 grade students

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) Students in Montgomery County soon won't be able to change schools after fifth grade. The School Board is set to vote on the new policy that would only allow transfers to elementary school students. Exceptions would be granted for students in grades six through 12 with

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-09-22 04:37:00

Musica Viva opens 2017-2018 season in October

Members of the Hong Kong String Orchestra are set to perform at Musica Viva's Feb. 1, 2018, concert at the Moss Arts Center.Photo courtesy of Musica Viva Musica Viva's 2017-2018 season should be very special for all music lovers and people interested in experiencing chamber music with a "twist." Fr

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-22 04:15:00

Thank you for Reading.

Flip back to Tuesday's Extra or visit music.roanoke.com to read more about this show. Details: 8 p.m. The Lyric Theatre, Blacksburg. $32, $30, $28, $25. 951-4771, thelyric.com, valeriejune.com, nicoleatkins.com Mike Mitchell Band Multi-instrumentalist Mitchell is a beast on fiddle, with strong music

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Virginia Tech soil judging team gets muddy on path to victory

WHITETHORNE - Armed with knifes, buckets and their hands, members of a team representing Virginia Tech is getting dirty in the name of their school - and soil. A group of about two dozen students spend their Friday afternoons during school scouring soil pits around the New River Valley in an effort

GODANRIVER.COM - 2017-09-22 09:00:00

Voting issues to be topic of panel discussion Sept. 27

"Who Gets To Vote?" will be the topic for a panel of experts on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Blacksburg Municipal Building, located at 300 S. Main St.. The program is open to the public and there is no admission charge. Panel members will be Wornie Reed, professor of Africana studies and so

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-22 04:15:00

New exhibit at the Ratcliffe celebrates gridiron memories

The Ratcliffe Transportation Museum's newest rotating exhibit is "Friday Nights and Sunday Afternoon Memories" which features football memorabilia from Pulaski County. Among other artifacts, the exhibit features seven Pulaski High School Orioles football programs from 1960, two Dublin Dukes programs

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-22 04:15:00

Buildings turn green in NRV for Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Landmarks across the nation are turning green for awareness of a deadly disease. Advocates are bringing attention to Mitochondrial Disease that causes physical, developmental, and cognitive disabilities. It's impacting families in our area who are now pushing for a change

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-09-22 01:30:00

Legislators voice confidence in NRV Amtrak service

NEW RIVER VALLEY, Va. (WDBJ7) As Roanoke prepares for an Amtrak station to open in October, other hometowns are planning to stretch the line further west. Legislators met Wednesday night to discuss the plan to open a station in Christiansburg to serve the New River Valley. Based on everything discus

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-09-21 05:14:00

Amtrak to the NRV? State gives $350,000 for feasibility study

RADFORD - Thanks to a shot of financial stimulation from the state legislature, the prospect of passenger rail service in and out of the New River Valley appears likely a matter of when rather than if. The Commonwealth Transportation Board has agreed to allocate $350,000 out of its budget for an ope

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-20 23:43:00

Group pushing for Amtrak to come to Christiansburg by 2020

RADFORD, Va. - A group in the New River Valley says Amtrak could be coming to the area in the next three years, and Wednesday night, they met at Radford University to explain how it could happen. It was easy to tell from the dozens who came out Wednesday: People in the New River Valley want train s

WSLS - 2017-09-21 17:30:25

Christiansburg man convicted of tax, bankruptcy fraud charges

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- A Christiansburg man, who filed multiple false tax returns between 2012 and 2014 in an attempt to receive fraudulent tax refunds from the Internal Revenue Service, was convicted this week on multiple tax fraud and bankruptcy fraud charges, authorities say. Regan Dwayne Reedy

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-09-20 23:11:00

Leech: We don't need either pipeline

Leech lives in Elliston and teaches consumer studies at Virginia Tech. "The two pipeline - one route alternative," (Sept. 14 commentary) clearly was written by someone who only cares about western Virginia and is willing to dump on the part he doesn't live in. He has not explored the damage the extr

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

More dry weather ahead for SW Va; Maria likely curves away from U.S.

Wednesday produced some scattered showers and storms and Thursday more isolated ones, but sporadic, brief rain like that doesn't really cure the growing dryness in the Roanoke area. The next week is expected to produce very little or no rain, as high pressure builds over head from the Midwest and de

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-22 02:20:00

Wythe couple opens Radford escape room

Quick. You're locked in a room and have one hour to break into a safe and find the information that will free you. Clues to help are all around, if you can find them. Ready. Set. Go! Can you do it? That's the premise behind Cryptix, an escape room business in Radford owned by Wythe County couple Jes

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-09-20 21:00:00

Radford Early Learning Center launches tuition discount program

RADFORD, Va. - Finding child care in the New River Valley has been a tough task for parents for years. According to the Alliance for Better Child Care Strategies, in 2015 the U.S. Census showed that 65 percent of children under 6 in the New River Valley had both parents working. In the Radford are

WSLS - 2017-09-20 21:21:48