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12/16: Floyd Holiday Market
The 2023 Holiday Floyd Farmers Market on December 16, 2023 10AM – 2PM promises to be a good one! Santa, music, caroling, coffee, food and more… Plus many special vendors bringing handmade gifts and crafts will be there. For many of our regulars, this will be the last market of the year. The SustainFloyd Native Tree & Shrub distribution will also happen on that day from 10-12. But the Market will be open until 2pm, so do come out and enjoy the holiday atmosphere!
FloydFest Expands 2024 Lineup With Additional Headliner & 10 More Acts
The 2024 FloydFest lineup continues to come together with the third round artist reveal for the music festival set to take place at FestivalPark in Check, Virginia July 24 – 28, 2024. Eleven acts have been added to the FloydFest 24~Horizon bill as part of the announcement including Black Pumas.
Christiansburg man will appear on "Wheel of Fortune" Friday
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - A Christiansburg man will appear as a contestant on the game show “Wheel of Fortune” Friday, December 8. The show has confirmed Garry Moore is in the episode that will air on WDBJ7 at 7 p.m. That same night, another local will appear on...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in christiansburg, VA
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around christiansburg.
Virginia YMCA sued for $20M after boy drowned in pool as lifeguard was allegedly on her phone
A Virginia YMCA has been hit with a $20 million lawsuit over the death of a 5-year-old boy who drowned in the deep end of a crowded pool — allegedly manned by only one lifeguard who was on her phone. The devastated mom of little Auston Wingo, Jr. accused the Pulaski County YMCA of having just one lifeguard and three childcare worker present to supervise the at least 38 kids, ages 5 to 10, swimming of the afternoon her son died in 2021, according to the suit filed Monday. While Wingo, who couldn’t swim, was in the pool, the lifeguard “began...
Tri-Area Community Health announces new medical director
Tri-Area Community Health is pleased to announce Dr. Jeffery Peele has been appointed as the new Medical Director. Dr. Peele assumed the position in November following the planned retirement of Dr. William Bess. Dr. Peele attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before going to UTESA for medical...
Experience La Dolce Vita: Christiansburg's Top 3 Italian Dining Spots
This piece presents a tour of three remarkable Italian restaurants nestled in Christiansburg. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these culinary gems yet? If you have, we invite you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Ground broken for LewisGale ER
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Ground was broken Tuesday morning for construction of a new ER at LewisGale Hospital Montgomery-Christiansburg. This will be LewisGale’s newest freestanding emergency room, providing the same services as an emergency room that is housed within a hospital. Christiansburg ER will be the third freestanding ER...
Feeding SW Virginia hosting holiday-food distribution in Wytheville, Radford
(WFXR)- Feeding Southwest Virginia will hold two Community Mobile Food Distributions in Wytheville and Radford during the holiday season. The distributions will offer approximately 15-pounds of boxes filled with holiday-inspired food, including chicken stuffing, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, vegetables, and corn muffin mix. Boxes will be first come, first served and offered as they […]
School board to meet Monday (12/11)
The Pulaski County School Board will meet on Monday, December 11, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. for a regular school board meeting in the auditorium at Pulaski County Middle School. The meeting will be streamed live on the Pulaski County Public Schools YouTube channel. The agenda is posted on BoardDocs. Teresa...
Executive Mansion receives gift of wreaths, Christmas tree from two Virginia tree farms
The Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association presented Gov. Glenn Youngkin and First Lady Suzanne Youngkin with a Christmas tree and two wreaths last week to display in the Executive Mansion for the holiday season. The Christmas tree, a 10-foot fraser fir, is from Sweet Providence Christmas Tree Farm in Floyd...
Suspect in Las Vegas university shooting graduated from Radford University
RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ) - The suspect in the killings of three people and the wounding of another at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas was a graduate of Radford University, according to the university, which confirms he graduated from there in 1978. Our station KVVU in Las Vegas reports the...
Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Freestanding Emergency Room in Christiansburg
Witness the groundbreaking ceremony for Christiansburg's first freestanding ER, hosted by LewisGale Hospital Montgomery. Learn about the facility's features, its role in the community, and the commitment to bring quality healthcare closer to the residents of Southwest Virginia.
12/21: Radford Photo Club
The Radford Photo Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Dec. 21 at Radford Public Library. Bring your 3 favorite photos from 2023 on a thumb drive to share and select one as a print for the photo contest.
FRED FIRST: The Glue of Community Does Not Age So Well
Living in place does not insure a lasting connection, as friends our age drop out of the picture. Will we experience new friendships close at hand in a retirement community? What seems certain, should we stay housed where we are now, is that we are likely to become more socially isolated and alone over the […]
Vehicle crash on I-81N in Montgomery County cleared
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Driving traveling on I-81 North in Montgomery County, can expect delays due to a vehicle crash. According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the crash happened at mile marker 114.9 in Christiansburg on Dec. 5. Currently, the left shoulder and left lane are closed.
West Virginia vs. Radford December 20 Tickets & Start Time
The West Virginia Mountaineers (3-5) will play the Radford Highlanders (6-4) at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, December 20, 2023. This contest is available on ESPN+. If you're looking to go to this matchup in person, head to Ticketmaster to buy your tickets!. West Virginia vs. Radford Game Information. Game...
Radford Health Alert: Diabetes Drug Linked to Major Reduction in Colorectal Cancer Risk. Doctor Explains
The Big Picture: Dr. Puja Uppal, Family Medicine, "The news about GLP-1 RA medicines keeps getting better by the day." Doctor's Expert Insights About GLP-1 RAs for Colorectal Cancer in Virginia. Know this: "Wow, this is another blockbuster finding to add to the positive effects of GLP-1 medications. Researchers from...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.19 in Radford as of 2023-12-07. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Hometown Jobs: People Incorporated helps with workforce development in New River Valley
ABINGDON, Va. (WDBJ) - There’s an organization in the New River Valley with the goal of bettering people’s lives through workforce development. ”People Incorporated is a community action agency that serves sixteen cities and counties in Virginia, with services that range from early childhood education, to personal and business loans, affordable housing, and of course, workforce development,” said Beth Carico, Director of Workforce Development.