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2025 QB Cole Geer holds an early offer from Virginia Tech

With a broken fibula sidelining Class of 2025 quarterback Cole Geer (Deerfield Academy/Deerfield, MA), schools had to wait until the evaluation period to get their eyes on the 6-foot 1-inch prospect. This spring, Geer netted scholarship offers from Virginia Tech, UMass, and UConn. He added an offer from Boston College...
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One dead following collision on Bolt Road

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) - One is dead after collision on Bolt Road in Fairdale, West Virginia. A car collided with semi-truck near Maple Meadow Mining Road at 2:30 on Tuesday morning. Jan Care Ambulance, Trap Hill volunteer Fire Department and Lester Volunteer Fire Department and Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.
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Super Cruise-in returns to the New River Valley on Saturday

RADFORD, Va. – The New River Valley Cruisers are bringing the annual Super Cruise-in back to Radford for a good cause. This year, there will be music, food, and of course modern and old-school cars of all types: convertibles, muscle cars – you name it. In last year’s...

Friday Night Blitz Previews : Pulaski County Cougars

DUBLIN, Va. (WFXR) — Our latest Friday Night Blitz preview is on deck. We take a trip down I-81 to Dublin for a preview of the Pulaski County Cougars. The 2022 season for the Cougars featuring some changes in the program. After two seasons, Mark Dixon resigned as head...

Changes at Jackson Park Inn are announced

The Jackson Park Inn (JPI) in Pulaski today announced plans to renovate and upgrade its hotel facilities. JPI opened in 2015 as an independent boutique hotel, an artful renovation of an historic building located at 68 First Street NW in downtown Pulaski. Locally known as the Dunnivant Building and originally constructed in the 1920’s, the building was originally a cannery and grocery warehouse.

Beavers looking to bounce back for 2022

BLUEFIELD, VA (WVNS)– The Covid-19 pandemic produced a chaotic time period for high school sports, quarantines, contact tracing and cancellations became as common as penalties. The Bluefield Beavers hope the worst is in the past, as they lost more than a quarter of their season in 2021. “But that messed with us a lot during […]

REACHH After School Returns to Talcott Elementary

With the start of the new school year approaching, REACHH-Family Resource Center is pleased to announce the return of their After School Program to Talcott Elementary School. After a long hiatus, they are excited to be back at the home of the Pirates. Beginning on September 6th, students will be provided a full meal, assistance with their homework, and have an opportunity to participate in many crafts and activities throughout the 2022-23 school year. The program will also be making its return to Hinton Area Elementary School, continuing its strong tradition of service to students in our area. After School at both schools begin at 3:00 and concludes at 5:30. Applications for the REACHH After School program will be available at each school's open house event. There will be additional applications in the front office of both schools for parents who are unable to attend. Parents can also pick up applications at REACHH's main office, 411 Temple Street in Hinton. Spots for the After School Program are limited and awarded on a first come first serve basis. The post REACHH After School Returns to Talcott Elementary appeared first on The Hinton News.

Ridership drops could mean less funding for Virginia transit agencies

A handful of Virginia transit agencies are projected to see a drop-off in state funding support following back-to-back years of federal and state relief due to the pandemic. Virginia Railway Express, RADAR in Roanoke, the Greater Lynchburg Transit Company and transit services in Loudoun County are some of the systems expected to be impacted by […] The post Ridership drops could mean less funding for Virginia transit agencies appeared first on Virginia Mercury.

Police seek thieves connected with car break-ins in Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Christiansburg Police Department needs the public’s help to identify a person connected with several car thefts on Friday morning. Police say it happened in the early morning on Friday, Aug. 5 when several parked cars outside of multiple gyms and fitness centers were broken into in Christiansburg.

Senator Shelley Moore Capito announces funding for Bluefield State University

Charleston, WV (WOAY) – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced today that Bluefield State University will receive $300,000 made available through congressionally directed spending requests from Capito. Bluefield State’s Medical Arts Education Center will use the funds to increase healthcare workforce training capacity at their facility in the Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Hughes, Donny Lee

Donny Lee Hughes, age 73, of Blacksburg died Saturday, August 6, 2022, at his home. He was born on March 21, 1949. He was preceded in death by his mother, Emma Lou Foley. He is survived by his wife Melva Gay Hughes, Step Daughter and Son-In-Law Wanda and David Whittaker, step grandchildren, Greg (Alison) Whittaker, Jeffery (Kellie) Whittaker, four step great grandchildren, step father Jim Foley. Sister Mozelle Sizemore, brother Bruce (Sona) Foley, and niece Tosha Atwood.

Program aims to boost Virginia colorectal cancer screening rates

The Community Health Center of the New River Valley in Christiansburg, Va., is expanding its partnership with the UVA Cancer Center in Charlottesville, Va., with the goal of increasing colorectal cancer screening rates to 80 percent of eligible patients. The centers will hire a cancer screening navigator for the Community...

Madams Creek Road to Close Monday, August 15, 2022

Summers Co., WV (Hinton News) - County Route 12/2, Madams Creek Road, will be closed at milepost 0.39 beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, through Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, for a drainage structure repair. Inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances may affect the project schedule. Traffic will be detoured along County Route 3/1 (Will Dodd Road) for 1.49 miles to County Route 12/1 (Broomstraw Ridge Road) for 1.62 miles to County Route 3/21 (Madams Creek Road) for 1.73 miles to WV 3. WVDOH expresses its apologies for the inconvenience this closure may cause citizens and guests to the area. Motorists are asked to obey all traffic control signs and devices and use caution while traveling around the work zone. The post Madams Creek Road to Close Monday, August 15, 2022 appeared first on The Hinton News.

Blume, George Terrill

George Terrill Blume, age 96, of Blacksburg died, Sunday August 7, 2022. He was born in Richmond, VA on September 20, 1925 to the late George Washington Jones and Ruth Bowman Blume. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Edna Earl Blume, a sister, Margaret Wendt. He was...

Brockenbrough, Ann Bowyer

Ann Bowyer Brockenbrough, 92, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022 at her home in Dublin. Service information will follow. The Brockenbrough family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.

Attn: Town of Dublin Utility Customers

Regarding the rate increase on August 2022 utility bills, the rates were set too high; town council will be lowering the water/sewer rates, once approved, an adjustment to each account will be applied to a future bill. As soon as the new rates are approved by council, every effort will...

Cox, Jerry Wayne

Jerry Wayne Cox, 71, more affectionately known as ‘Buddy’ by his family, of Christiansburg, VA, passed away on August 5, 2022. He was born to the late John W. Cox and his surviving mother, Mareinda Cox. Besides his father, Jerry is preceded in death by his sister Barbara Sutphin and his brother Van Douglas Cox.