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Celebration of Life for Earl G. Irwin

Earl G. Irwin, 89, of Radford, died Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 8, 2022 in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin. A celebration of his life will immediately follow at Randolph Park in Dublin. Friends,...
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Obituary for Mary Margaret Thomas-Shortt

Mary Margaret Thomas-Shortt, age 59 of Dublin passed away Monday, June 27, 2022 at her home. Born February 18, 1963 in Harford County, MD, she was the daughter of Sam and Jewell “Jean” Burke. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ed and Margaret Shupe. She was...

Heath, Kenneth James

Kenneth James Heath, 45 of Pearisburg, VA departed this life suddenly at his home on June 26, 2022. Born in Shelby, NC on June 15, 1977 he was a son of Don and Becky Sharpe Heath. Kent was an avid Tarheel, having graduated from UNC with a Bachelors Degree in...

Princeton holds weekend events for July 4th

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS)–The City of Princeton is hosting a weekend-long of events to celebrate this upcoming Independence Day. Events kick off on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Hunnicutt Field where the Princeton Whistlepigs take on the Bluefield Ridge Runners with a fireworks display after the game. Saturday, July 2, 2022, Princeton will host a disc […]

Obituary for Peyton Garrett Blankenship

Peyton Garrett Blankenship, age 18, of Pulaski, was called home Friday June 24, 2022. The Good Lord and his paternal grandparents, Draper and Margaret Anderson and several other family members were there, arms wide open for him. It is undeniable that he departed this world, as devastation rang throughout the family and friends. He was born into this world, a wonderful, and perfect miracle in Pulaski on April 15, 2004, and is the son of Brandi Nicole Blankenship-Anderson and Christopher Bryan Anderson. Peyton was a recent graduate of Pulaski County High School, class 2022.

Four VT student-athletes signed to CNIL

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - New projects are being launched with four Hokie student-athletes after their signing with Commonwealth NIL. Hunter Cattoor, Darius Maddox, Sean Pedulla and Justyn Mutts will participate in paid initiatives throughout the Virginia Tech community that include working with businesses, charities and fans. “We are proud to...

Three-Star LB Aycen Stevens Commits to Virginia Tech

Make it two linebacker commitments in two days for Virginia Tech as three-star LB Aycen Stevens out of Indianapolis committed to the Hokies days after an official visit to Blacksburg. Stevens chose the Hokies over offers from Iowa State and Purdue where he also took official visits to, Nebraska who...

Black College Institute aims to recruit a more diverse population to Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Students accepted into the Black College Institute program at Virginia Tech are getting their chance to explore what the university has to offer. Throughout the week, high school students from across the nation are walking around campus to talk with different departments about the opportunities they’ll have when attending Virginia Tech.

Virginia Tech football: Indiana LB Aycen Stevens is a Hokie

Virginia Tech’s big week on the recruiting trail continued Wednesday when three-star linebacker Aycen Stevens picked the Hokies. Stevens, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound linebacker, plays high school football at Decatur Central in Indianapolis. Stevens chose the Hokies over offers from Iowa State, West Virginia, Tennessee, Nebraska, Purdue, Duke, Indiana and...

Virginia Tech to face Pitt, Wake, UVA for 2023-26 seasons

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The ACC has announced a new football scheduling model that will go into effect beginning with the 2023 season. Virginia Tech will face Pitt, Virginia and Wake Forest. The Hokies will play the other 10 league teams twice during the four-year cycle - once at home...
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Filing on tap for Dobson, Pilot, Elkin offices

DOBSON — Local election fans coping with the lull in political activity between a spirited spring primary season and the main event next fall can take heart in the fact there’s something to fill that void. This involves nine different offices being up for grabs in three Surry...

Meet the 2022 Hokies: Ruby Darling

Building off its run to the second round of the 2021 NCAA tournament, the Virginia Tech women's soccer team is beyond proud to welcome each and every member of its 2022 signing class as part of the next generation in its program-long tradition of family. During the weeks to come, Tech will eagerly introduce its newest class of Hokies one by one as the program excitingly looks forward to its return to the pitch.

Aycen Stevens commits to Virginia Tech

Just over 24 hours after landing a verbal commitment from in-state linebacker Tavorian Copeland, Virginia Tech has landed another talented linebacker prospect for the 2023 recruiting cycle. Indianapolis (IN) three-star linebacker Aycen Stevens has committed to Virginia Tech over his other finalists: Purdue and Iowa State. Stevens landed a scholarship...

Virginia Tech fans: Get 2 Months of VTSCOOP VIP Access for only $1

The NCAA summer dead period is upon is but it is commitment season for the Virginia Tech Hokies. After landing two commitments in the past 48-hours, Virginia Tech could be poised to go on an epic recruiting surge over the next few days with several top targets set to announce their college plans. For $1.00, you can receive VIP access to VTSCOOP not just for this possible wave of commitments, but for the entire month of July and August.

The 2021-22 UNC Athletics Season In Review

With the conclusion of the Men’s College World Series in Omaha earlier this week, the 2021-22 NCAA season is officially over. Twenty-eight UNC varsity teams took to the fields, courts, diamonds, pools and tracks this past season, as well as several other teams at the non-NCAA club level (looking at you, ultimate).

Retired WWII vet shows off woodworking in Princeton

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) – Ninety-seven-year-old Leonard Beckett was set up at the Princeton Health and Fitness Center selling coffee tables, lazy susans, and other handmade goods. Beckett said he picked up woodworking as a hobby 16 years ago when he retired as owner of Athens Garage at age 81, proving it is never too late […]