Missing Virginia man located in Missouri by law enforcement
CHRISTIANSBURG, VA (LOOTPRESS) – A missing persons investigation was brought to its conclusion last week when contact was made by law enforcement with a man who had been considered missing. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Jonathan “Johnny” Roop had been sought throughout much of the month of February and had been seen traveling […]
Hometown Eats: Blue Ridge Diner
FLOYD, Va. (WDBJ) - You just never know when your hometown will call you back or just how loud that call might be. For a restaurant owner in Floyd, that call was in 2020 to a place he was very familiar with. We’re swinging into the Blue Ridge Diner in Floyd for this week’s Hometown Eats!
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say
Officers were called shortly before 11 a.m. on Friday morning to Wells Fargo on Walker Road in Great Falls, where a man took out a gun, demanded cash, and left in a vehicle. A spokesperson from the department confirmed that the bank robber was taken into custody with an assist from a police helicopter, quick-thinking officers, and backup from the Montgomery County Police Department.
Winter strikes back in seasonable fashion on Leap Day
ROANOKE, Va. – The strongest of the wind is over, but man, it was howling Wednesday night!. Here is a video I posted to my Facebook right after our cold front passed through. While the wind chill starts in the teens and 20s early Thursday morning, the wind won’t...
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Willis as of 2024-03-01. Find the available 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 Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Tractor-trailer crash causing three-mile backups on I-81 North in Montgomery Co.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR)– The Virginia Department of Transportation says drivers can expect delays on I-81 in Montgomery County due to a tractor-trailer near mile marker 128.3. As of 5:58 p.m., the north left shoulder and right shoulder are closed. VDOT reports traffic backups are nearly three miles. WFXR...
Floyd, VA High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 27
Is there high school basketball on the schedule today in Floyd, Virginia? You bet there is. To make sure you don't miss a play, we provide info on how to watch the games in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on...
Christiansburg Middle School bans phone usage during school day
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Christiansburg Middle School is banning cell phone usage during the school day, according to the Christiansburg Middle School PTA. “Early in the year, we put together a committee to review the current personal device policy to see where we could do better,” Christiansburg Middle School Principal Danny Knott said.
Pulaski County residents share mixed feelings about new cell tower
PULASKI COUNTY, Va. – Better cell service is coming to underserved parts of Pulaski County. The Board of Supervisors recently held a public hearing about a cell phone tower they claim will help with economic development. People have mixed feelings about the topic. “I think it’s great,” said John...
Planning Property Improvements? Check City Code Guidelines First
Are you planning to build a shed or a fence, landscape your yard or make other improvements to your property this summer? The City has some great resources to help you ensure you are following city code. Click the link for more information.Visit here for more details.
First African American female officer at Patrick County Sheriff’s Office shares historic career
STUART, Va. (WDBJ) - As Black History Month comes to an end and Women’s History Month soon begins, we want to highlight a woman who made history in both realms at the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office. “The entrance behind me here was where we had entered into the...
How genetically modified pigs could end the shortage of organs for transplants
Scientists are optimistic that gene-edited animals could provide a new source of organs for transplantation. Pig organs modified to minimize rejection are now being tested in humans.
Ridgeview takes down Lady Buffaloes in State Quarterfinal
For the first two quarters of the State Quarterfinal match between the Floyd County Lady Buffaloes and Ridgeview High’s ladies it was tight close match tied at 26-all at halftime. The two teams appeared closely matched on the Alan Cantrell Court gym at FCHS. The Floyd ladies led 6-0...
A Slice of Heaven: 3 Christiansburg Pizzas You Need to Try
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional pizzarias in Christiansburg. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their offerings yet? We'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments below!
FAFSA deadlines approaching but school offer letters will likely be delayed
Students applying to most colleges and universities in Virginia have until March 1 to fill out the federal application for financial aid, known as FAFSA, if they want to be considered in the priority category. But changes and delays at the federal level are throwing a wrench into the entire process.
Tractor-trailer crash on I-81S in Montgomery County now cleared
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – The Virginia Department of Transportation reports there is currently a tractor-trailer accident on I-81S near mile marker 125.2 in Montgomery County. The right southbound shoulder is currently closed. Drivers can expect delays until further notice. WFXR News will update you with more information as...
Stuart Library Seed Swap This Weekend
The Stuart Public Library is taking part in a Seed Swap for the second year in a row. Rachel Majerus with the library says they will be hosting the event on Saturday from 10am to noon, where interested individuals will be able to pick up seeds provided by Nine Square Feet, or swap seeds from plants that they have grown in their own gardens.
Chicago company proposed donating hospital building to Patrick County — for a price
Foresight Health said it would hand over the property if the county paid half of the company's expenses related to the project. Included on the list of expenses: more than $457,000 in private jet travel and stays at luxury resorts. The post Chicago company proposed donating hospital building to Patrick County — for a price appeared first on Cardinal News.
Lady Buffs play Ridgeview in State Quarterfinal match in Floyd Tuesday
The Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes start state tournament basketball play tonight at home against Ridgeview. on Tuesday, Feb. 37 Game time if 6:00 p.m.