VTTI unveils Smart Road expansions

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute — in partnership with the Virginia Department of Transportation — unveiled four expansions to the Virginia Smart Road Tuesday....

Pooling their efforts, local agencies teach MCPS students about water

Liz Kirchner communitynews@ourvalley.org In an ecology of cooperation, at least 13 agencies and entities representing Virginia, Montgomery County, the towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg,...

AT&T gives $30,000 to new joint mechatronics program

AT&T presented a check for $30,000 to the Botetourt County Public Schools Education Foundation (BCEF) last week at BTEC. On hand for the presentation...

Planners unanimously support 266-unit apartment complex; apartments are the first proposed under new high density...

Marlett LLC and Cathcart Group will carry their proposal for an eight-building, 266-apartment complex to the Board of Supervisors with a unanimous recommendation for...

Amsterdam District voters unseat incumbents; county follows tradition of supporting statewide Republicans

Voters in Botetourt’s Amsterdam Election District turned out two incumbents in last week’s General Election in what was one of the closest local...

Richard Sarver: stories of unsung innovation and the men who made steel ‘Roanoke’s...

Liz Kirchner communitynews@ourvalley.org Telling a tale of men, hard work, and a little steel company that changed the world, steel worker and storyteller Richard...

Christiansburg Recreation Center celebrates its twentieth anniversary

  Usage of the Christiansburg Recreation Center reached an all-time high this past fiscal year with 108,659 entries, compared to 101,401 the year before....

Stewart named principal at Kipps Elementary

Carey Stewart was approved as the new principal at Kipps Elementary School at last night’s school board meeting. She will assume her new role...

Blacksburg to hold public meeting on submitted development plans for old middle school site

Developer Jeanne Stosser will be presenting her group’s plans for the much-anticipated development of the old middle school site in Blacksburg Monday evening. Stosser...

National Drug Prescription Take-Back Day deemed a success

Pam Dudding-Burch Contributing writer There is nothing more frightening than thinking that someone, especially a child, could accidentally take a medication that was intended to be...

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