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Athletics · Radford

Levy set to be inducted into CFL Hall of Fame

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Marv Levy will be inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame on Friday night. The former Buffalo Bills and Montreal Alouettes head coach will become just the third person to be in both the Canadian and Pro Football Halls of Fame. He joins former Minnesota Vikings and Winnipeg head coach Bud Grant and quarterback Warren Moon.See the Story
Innovation · Radford

Radford University named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction

Radford University has been named a College of Distinction for 2022-2023 for its commitment to empowering students’ success through engagement, innovation, and support as they follow their educational paths. In addition, Radford University was named one of the best public schools in the state and one of the best overall in the Commonwealth of Virginia. […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

Blacksburg Police respond to three-vehicle accident with injuries

Wednesday June 22, 2022, at approximately 10:50 a.m., the Blacksburg Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the scene of a motor vehicle crash involving three eastbound vehicles between the Route 460 bypass and Southgate Drive. near Prices Fork Road. Multiple patients were subsequently treated for injuries at LewisGale Hospital Montgomery. Other patients were taken […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

Radford Photo Club announces June winners

RADFORD – Robert Daniels, of Snowville, and Sydney Altizer, of Radford, tied for first place in the open theme category of the Radford Photo Club’s June contest.  Daniels took a sunrise photo from his deck and Altizer photographed a friend’s horse in a sunny pasture. Michele Borgarelli of Blacksburg won the Photo Club’s […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

Remembering Brooklyn: Heart Association campaign memorializes Radford baby

By Heather Bell RADFORD – Brooklyn Graves was born June 15, 2012, with a congenital heart defect known as Tetralogy of Fallot, and her story tugged at the heartstrings of many people in Radford. The granddaughter of former Radford City Council member and Vice-Mayor Gale Collins, Brooklyn died just before she turned seven months old, […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

Boys State participants from across Virginia support food needs in Radford

RADFORD – Radford University hosted the annual American Legion’s Boys State program over the weekend, and the student participants donated food to support Radford-Fairlawn Daily Bread. RFDB Executive Director Gretchen Dee said the boys donated 2,130 items including canned food and cleaning supplies for the Radford-Fairlawn facility, and most of the items were canned food. […]See the Story
Science · Radford

NRCC medical administrative support program receives 2022 statewide award

New River Community College’s medical administrative support specialization associate of applied science degree program was recently selected as the state winner of the 2022 Creating Excellence Postsecondary Exemplary Program Award.   The honor was awarded to the program by the Virginia Department of Education in partnership with the Virginia Community College System for exceptional and exemplary […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

New Mount Olive UMC to host fish fry

New Mount Olive United Methodist Men (from left) William Wolford, Melvin Bond, Anthony “Wooster” Pack, Joe Webb, and Gilbert Meadows, along with Odell Palmer, William Billy Wade, Jr., and Schubby Claytor (not pictured) are gearing up for another fish fry this Saturday at New Mount Olive United Methodist Church. The church is located at 309 […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

Radford University says recent funding will help fuel pipeline to 21st century jobs

RADFORD – The U.S. Department of Education recently announced $1,223,553 in federal funding for Radford University’s Professional Accelerated Cyber Education program, and university officials say the funding will help RU create a pipeline for students to secure 21st-century, high-tech jobs. The grant program is specifically aimed at supporting rural students who face unique economic and […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

Auburn uses ‘signing day’ to jumpstart football program

By Marty Gordon David Seabaugh moved to the New River Valley last year to take over the Auburn High School football program. Six months later, the school didn’t have enough bodies to field a junior varsity team, and the school put football on hiatus. People were wondering if Auburn would ever see the gridiron […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

Rockin’ and Racin’ at Motor Mile Speedway

Motor Mile Speedway hosted a Father’s Day weekend celebration of “Rockin’ and Racin’” with KISS Tribute Band “Kiss Army” and a full slate of racing with its NASCAR weekly racing series. KISS Army performed two sets of legendary KISS rock music in the full KISS makeup and regalia. Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

ACC releases future basketball matchups

The Atlantic Coast Conference has revealed its men’s basketball scheduling matrix for the next three seasons. With the conclusion of the 2021-22 season marking the end of the first three-year cycle, the scheduling matrix starts over in 2022-23. The ACC moved to 20-game league schedules in 2019-20. Each ACC school will have the same home/away/repeat […]See the Story

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