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Roads expected to be slick as snow falls across the region

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Snowfall is expected to create slick conditions on roads starting Tuesday night. Crews continue to work on treating roads all over our area to keep drivers as safe as possible heading into Wednesday morning's commute. Crews spent much of Tuesday putting a salt solution down o

WSLS - 2018-01-16 20:28:19

MoviePass could bring seismic shift to theater industry

When Christiansburg attorney Joseph Simmons first heard about MoviePass, the movie theater subscription service, part of him thought it was a scam. For $9.95 a month, subscribers could see at least one movie per day in nearly any movie theater. He wondered how that could be financially feasible. Sim


Spectrum Brands Pet LLC Introduces GloFish Sharks to GloFish Family of Fluorescent Fish

BLACKSBURG, Va., Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- To enhance the colorful fishkeeping experience of GloFish and expand its livestock selection, Spectrum Brands Pet LLC has introduced GloFish Sharks to its popular line of GloFish fluorescent fish. 'GloFish Sharks are a sleek and elegant addition to an

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-15 18:11:46

Edward A. Fox, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

BLACKSBURG, VA, January 15, 2018 - Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Edward A. Fox, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Fox celebrates many years' experience in his professional netw

DAILYTELESCOPE.COM - 2018-01-15 08:08:39

WOYM: Research ongoing into the origins of the mixed-race Melungeons

Iberians in the great southwest - Southwest Virginia, that is - is a theme that easily captures the imagination. Reaction was prompt to a recent brief recapitulation of studies by Blacksburg's Jim Glanville on marauding 16th century Spaniards in what is now metropolitan Saltville and Chilhowie. Q: I

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

Train derails in Eggleston area of Giles County

A train derailed near the New River in Eggleston, a small community in Giles County, Monday morning. Eight cars went off the tracks, but no one was injured in the incident, according to John Davis, Giles County 911 director. No one is being evacuated at this time. Davis said officials haven't confir

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-01-15 14:48:00

Timesland top 10 basketball rankings for week of Jan. 14

BOYS 1. Northside (15-0) 2. Radford (12-0) 3. Carlisle (11-3) 4. North Cross (10-3) 5. Grayson County (12-1) 6. William Fleming (8-3) 7. George Wythe (10-2) 8. Hidden Valley (11-3) 9. Martinsville (8-4) 10. Franklin County (10-4) GIRLS 1. William Fleming (11-0) 2. Lord Botetourt (10-3) 3. Parry McCl

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-01-15 00:39:00

Montgomery County farmers honored at national convention

Casey and Stacey Phillips of Dry Valley Farms in Radford were named first runners-up for the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture Award at the annual AFBF convention in Nashville earlier this month. According to a news release about the event from the Vi


Ronis appointed to the Tomahawk Community Bank Board

John Ronis was recently appointed to the Tomahawk Community Bank Board of Directors. John fills the position left by Richard Mamer who has retired. John started his banking career in 1977 and has worked at Merrill Community Bank, formerly Merrill Federal Savings and Loan, since 1995. John Ronis was

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

'Uncorked' to help raise funds for playground

A new fund raising event, ROTARY UNCORKED, is scheduled for 6-9 p.m. on Feb. 22 at the Eagles Club, Merrill. UNCORKED is an evening of food, drink, music and prizes. Proceeds from the event will help fund the construction of the Optimist playground at Normal Park. The evening will begin with tasting

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Grief Share to be held at Trinity

GriefShare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief and loss, will be held on Thursday evenings at Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 N. State St., Merrill, beginning Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. GriefShare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessio


Family Resource Center to host 'Play and Learn'

Play and Learn is a weekly play group program for parents, caregivers and children from birth to age five, held on Tuesdays from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Family Resource Center, 712 E. 2nd St., Merrill. Each week, staff will provide a parent lesson and an activity for parents and children


Police continue to search for missing Paterson woman

Paterson police have not forgotten Shanaya Coley, the 24-year-old woman who was allegedly abducted in her own car in early December. "We have not forgotten or moved on from trying to find out what occurred," said Detective Capt. Richard Reyes. Despite receiving no new information, Reyes said members

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 17:32:30

A hammer attack, armed robbery and carjacking in Paterson

PATERSON - A hammer-wielding thief attacked a robbery victim in the People's Park neighborhood, which is one of three serious crimes that took place on Monday within a five-hour period, police said. The other two cases involved a carjacking in the 1st Ward and an armed robbery in the 5th Ward, polic

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 17:40:26

Vaping 'epidemic': North Jersey schools crack down as students increasingly inhale

NORTH JERSEY - Parents, take notice - your child's school is cracking down on vaping. Students caught using e-cigarettes - commonly called vaping - or in possession of vaping devices can, in an increasing number of northern New Jersey school districts, be found in violation of substance abuse polici

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 19:33:53

Police: Man charged with DWI after drinking 'Catnip Cocktail'

Police in New Jersey say a man who admitted drinking a "Catnip Cocktail" was arrested on DWI charges. According to police, Joseph Donofrio of Valhalla, NY was driving recklessly at a high rate of speed on Route 23 in Wayne on Jan. 13th at about 10:55 p.m. A sergeant observed him trying to make a lef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-16 00:40:36

Egan ascends to school board president

FAIRFIELD TWP. - Newly re-elected school board member Brian Egan traded in his grades K-6 Board of Education vice president's chair for the president's seat during the Tuesday, Jan. 9 reorganization meeting. Board member Robert Lombardy replaced Egan by unanimous vote as vice president. Former Board

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2018-01-16 15:23:00

Suffolk Legis. DuWayne Gregory wants to challenge Rep. Peter King

Democrat DuWayne Gregory, presiding officer of the Suffolk Legislature, announces Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, that he will run for Congress. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan Democrat DuWayne Gregory, the presiding officer of the Suffolk Legislature, announced Tuesday he would seek to challenge Rep. Peter Kin

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 16:03:00

A Letter of Thank You from Former Montville Township Mayor James Sandham

I have a number of Thank Yous - First and foremost, to the citizens of Montville, Pine Brook and Towaco - for your support in four Primary and four General Elections. I am truly honored that you gave a "poor kid from the Bronx" with a speech impediment, who had only been in town for 8 years, the pri

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-16 01:05:00

Suspect in Ridgewood robbery sleeps over at victim's house, then zaps and steals from him

Cops need the public's help in finding a man who spent the night at a Ridgewood man's house before robbing and assaulting him last week. Police said the trouble began at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 12, when Tyler Chancellor, 25, woke up at the home on Wyckoff Avenue near Putnam Avenue and told the 25-year-old

QNS.COM - 2018-01-16 22:00:52