A federal agency that approved a controversial natural gas pipeline through Western Virginia said Wednesday that it needs more time to consider requests to rethink its decision. Read more
Traffic will begin flowing Thursday at the newly constructed interchange situated between U.S. 460 and Southgate Drive in Blacksburg that will serve as a main entrance to Virginia Tech.
CHRISTIANSBURG — The Christiansburg Town Council has requested that town staff research and present avenues the locality could take to pay for the ambitious transformation of 60 acres of farmland off Peppers Ferry Road into a multi-purpose park.
A federal judge says her courtroom is not the place to determine whether the taking of private property for the Mountain Valley Pipeline amounts to what a lawsuit called a “government-sanctioned land grab.”
CHRISTIANSBURG — The case of a former Montgomery County teacher accused of showing up at school drunk could affect the outcome of other intoxication charges, a judge said Monday.
Pulaski County’s Volvo Trucks is gearing up for a hiring spree that will add “several hundred” new employees to its ranks, according to company spokesman John Mies.
CHRISTIANSBURG — The Starlite Drive-In may have beaten a noise ordinance charge, but it’s still unclear if the decades old institution will be able to screen movies in the future without encountering any conflicts with the town.
For the past five weeks, Giles County Treasurer Gerald Duncan has been splitting his time between two jobs, working part-time in his elected office and part-time as the new county administrator for Craig County.
One day after a state board found that a natural gas pipeline would not contaminate streams and rivers in Western Virginia, its decision was challenged in court.
RICHMOND — A state board responsible for protecting Virginia’s water awarded certification Thursday for the deeply controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline, voting 5-2 during a meeting that ended with confusion and conflict.
CHRISTIANSBURG — A pair of investors with a long history of bringing dying shopping centers back to life have signed a contract to purchase the increasingly desolate Marketplace, a consultant working for the buyers confirmed Wednesday.
RADFORD — Police have launched an investigation into an incident involving what’s being called a rogue fraternity and a pledge’s allegations that he was forced to drink large amounts of alcohol, given dances by strippers and branded after he passed out.
CHRISTIANSBURG — Ralph Sergio Castrello resolved drug and property damages charges Monday with a plea agreement — handing over a restitution check, apologizing and receiving a suspended prison term for episodes in which he was caught making methamphetamine in Montgomery County and then while…
The court case against the third of three roommates of a murdered Pulaski man ended last week as prosecutors dropped a fraud charge tied to misuse of the then-dying man’s bank card.
Once heralded as innovative and the future of trash hauling, the Roanoke Valley’s trash train will likely haul its last load to the Smith Gap Landfill this summer.
CHRISTIANSBURG — Councilwoman-elect Merissa Sachs’ business, Logo Hub, has received a total of $135,900 from Christiansburg since 2010, according to figures provided by the town.
PULASKI — New River Community College is attempting to expand one of its fastest-growing public-private partnerships in its home county, but elected leaders have pushed back on the effort and offered an idea of their own.
RICHMOND — A stream of protesters circled the state capitol Saturday to decry two natural gas pipeline projects they say will poison Virginia’s springs, creeks, rivers and lakes.
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