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City of Radford to host 2022 Summer Concert Series

The City of Radford will be hosting a 2022 Summer Concert Series this summer on the fields of Glencoe. The concerts will be one a month beginning on Saturday, May 21, and will run through Saturday, September 24, for a total of five concerts. The schedule and bands/groups are as follows:  Saturday, May 21 – […]See the Story


MCLEAN COUNTY FISCAL COURTScheduled to meet at 9 a.m. May 26 at McLean County Courthouse Fiscal Court Room.See the Story
Radford · Radford

Enjoy music and beer in gardens this long weekend to celebrate workers' efforts

THERE will be a chance to recognise others in a day of music, beer and talks in Dorchester's Borough Gardens on Sunday, May 1.See the Story
Joe Biden · Radford

VT political science expert warns of pushback on Biden’s gas tax holiday

President Biden’s call on Congress to suspend the collection of the federal gas tax for three months will provide drivers short-term relief amidst soaring prices, but Virginia Tech political science expert Karen Hult says there could be some pushback from some legislators. “Many see such a temporary suspension of the gas tax as a way […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

New contractor to take over Radford Transit operations

By Heather Bell  RADFORD – A new service provider will be managing the operations of the city’s bus system as of July 1. The City of Radford announced Thursday that RTW Management, a transit operator that has been in business for 20 years with operations in six states, will be the city’s new contractor for […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

Radford VFW Post 776 elects new officers

Radford VFW 776 recently elected its new officers for 2022-23. Pictured (left to right) are Charlie Burton, Senior Vice Commander; Brian Francis, Junior Vice Commander; Dana Jackson, Adjutant; Gary Harris, Commander; Howard Weddle, post advocate; Larry Hawkins, surgeon; and Mike Ross, quartermaster. Not pictured are Melvin Brammer, Chaplin; and Mike Conklin, officer of the day.See the Story
Radford · Radford

Eleven-West supports Marilyn Alley Memorial Scholarship fund

The Radford High School girls soccer team recently partnered with Eleven-West, a custom apparel and promotional products company, to raise money for the Marilyn Alley Memorial Scholarship through the sale of t-shirts featuring Alley’s name and soccer number with wings attached. In February, Alley, a senior captain on the Lady Bobcats […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

Elementary schools invite public to share popsicles with the principals

The public is invited to come out and meet the principals of McHarg and Belle Heth elementary schools on Thursday, June 30, and have a free popsicle during the meet and greet. The principals will travel to 12 locations throughout the day.See the Story
Disc Golf · Radford

Local woman flying high in sport of disc golf

By Marty Gordon After she finished in the top 20 of the World Amateurs disc golf competition this past weekend, Virginia Tech PhD student Rebecca Minnick now ranks among the best players on the circuit.  Disc golf is a flying disc sport in which players throw a disc at a target. It is played […]See the Story
Radford · Radford

Radford High girls’ head basketball coach steps down

By Marty Gordon Radford High School is advertising for a new girls’ head basketball coach after Timothy Worles stepped down late last week.  A full-time minister at Calvary Baptist Church, Worles had served as an assistant before taking the head coach’s role this past year. He said he made the decision to step down […]See the Story
Gold · Pulaski

Pulaski quarterback to suit up for CHS Blue Demons this fall

By Marty Gordon Pulaski County quarterback Camp Cooper will wear the blue and gold this fall as a Christiansburg High School Blue Demon. This past week Cooper participated in 7-on-7 summer drills with CHS. After showing promise early on last season for Pulaski, Cooper suffered a broken collar bone and was unable to finish the […]See the Story
Blacksburg, Virginia · Blacksburg

Thomas Kevin Alls

Thomas Kevin Alls, 52, of Blacksburg, died Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born in Radford on Oct. 31, 1969, to the late Thomas Leroy and Judy Hunter Alls.  He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Jason and Angie Alls; niece and nephews, Hayden, Evann, Justin Buckner and wife Brook, […]See the Story

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