Here are two ideas. One is for positive, grassroots action by some fed-up and fearful Roanoke moms. The other is from yours truly, and it involves publicly shaming a particularly odious leader of the gun rights movement. Read more
CHRISTIANSBURG — The immense multi-panel painting spread across the floor of Ray Kass’ home studio resembles an aerial view of the Appalachian Mountains.
A construction company hired to build the Mountain Valley Pipeline worked on three similar projects that were cited by environmental regulators, who found mountainsides turned to muddy slopes and streams clogged with sediment.
BLACKSBURG — A proposed senior housing development that some neighbors criticize as an exclusive community for older 1-percenters received no strong support or opposition from Blacksburg Town Council’s advisory arm.
CHRISTIANSBURG — A yet-to-be-disclosed company’s interest in space at the Falling Branch Corporate Park has prompted Montgomery County officials to seek a permit that would allow animal testing and research labs on the town’s industrial property.
PULASKI — A former Dublin Middle School teacher whose husband caught her in bed with a student was given a year behind bars Wednesday.
Funding for five projects intended to boost economic development in Western Virginia was approved Tuesday by a statewide council.
RADFORD — This independent city, nestled on the banks of the New River, has seen ebbs and flows over its 125-year history.
RADFORD — The Thai This food truck continues to attract long lines wherever it parks across Southwest Virginia, but the owners say you can only sell so much curry on four wheels.
CHRISTIANSBURG — David Edmond Eisenhauer’s murder trial came to an abrupt end Friday as he switched his pleas to no contest and was convicted of killing Blacksburg 13-year-old Nicole Madison Lovell.
BLACKSBURG — The sign at Smithfield Plantation reads that the clapboard house was the home of Col. William Preston, a Revolutionary War officer who fostered settlement of western lands.
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