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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.
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“Dirty Dancing” Mandela Effect

PEMBROKE, VA - JUNE 24: Several times a year, Mountain Lake Lodge in Pembroke, Va., hosts DIRTY DANCING weekends and transforms into the fictional Kellerman's mountain house. (Andrea Sachs/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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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. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.
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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.
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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 fitnesses centers were broken into in the Town of Christiansburg.
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Lovern, Jason Cain

Jason Cain Lovern, 49, of Christiansburg, VA passed away peacefully on Friday, August 5, 2022. Jason was preceded in death by his grandparents, Frances and Stanley Lovern and Robert Quesenberry, step grandfather Frank Hanks, step father, Ray J. McCall, and step mother Wanda W. Lovern. He is survived by his...
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Radford City Schools delaying start of school by two weeks

RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ) - Radford City Public Schools is delaying the start of school by two weeks, according to the Radford City Schools Superintendent. The superintendent said the delay is to help workers finish projects still ongoing at several schools. “RCPS has made the difficult decision to push the opening...
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Christiansburg car break-ins prompt police warning

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WSET) — Early in the morning on August 5 a string of car break-ins took place at gyms and fitness centers around Christiansburg. The Christiansburg Police Department says this kind of larceny is becoming more common. " The thieves observe the parking lots at these facilities and...
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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...
BLACKSBURG, VA
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Radford City Schools delays start of 2022-2023 school year

RADFORD, Va. (WFXR) — In order to make sure construction projects are completed and students are able to return to safe and comfortable classrooms, Radford City Public Schools has decided to postpone the opening of the school year by two weeks. Radford City Public Schools Superintendent Robert F. Graham...
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Sneak Peek: Virginia Tech

SERIES: Tied 1-1 WHAT’S NEW: The Hokies haven’t been the same program since Frank Beamer retired. The Justin Fuente experiment was up and down but it is now over as Brent Pry has been named head coach. The former Penn State defensive coordinator will look to build his team through defense and special teams to begin with as Virginia Tech comes off the worst bowl loss in school history, falling to Maryland, 54-10.
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8/13: Rhythm & Ribs at the Park

The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley is proud to host a full day of events in Jackson Park in Historic Downtown Pulaski on Saturday, August 13, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. This free, all day, family-friendly event will feature a variety of live bands and other performances; children’s activities; ribs and barbecue (with all the fixin’s!); and other main courses, snacks and dessert foods. New to this year’s event are crafters and other makers selling their unique handmade wares.
PULASKI, VA
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Parr, Leonard Alan

Leonard Alan Parr, 65 of Hillsville, VA departed this life Saturday, August 6, 2022 in his home. Born in Giles County, VA on November 13, 1955 he was a son of the late Leonard Parr and Martha Bishop Parr. Left to cherish his memory to their hearts are his brother,...
HILLSVILLE, VA

‘It’s more intense.’ Old Dominion holds first full-contact practice as countdown to opener vs. Virginia Tech intensifies

It’s a late-summer rite with an almost universal effect. For college football players, donning full pads for the first time tends to make things start to feel real. Under an unforgiving late-morning sun, Old Dominion held its first full-contact practice Monday. It was the Monarchs’ sixth practice since fall camp began, and there was no mistaking the difference between it and the other five. ...
NORFOLK, VA

BREAKING: Hokies land intriguing Canadian edge rusher

Virginia Tech has added another commitment to the 2023 class with the addition of Canada native Ishmael Findlayter. The 6-foot 4-inch, 230-pound defensive lineman, who boasts a 6-foot 10-inch wingspan, committed to Virginia Tech moments ago over his other finalist Arizona State. He also held a scholarship offer from Vanderbilt,...
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