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Police investigating Virginia Tech counterfeit ticket case

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 16:34
Police are searching for a person of interest in a case stemming from complaints about alleged counterfeit ticket sales at Monday’s Virginia Tech-Ohio State football game in Blacksburg.

Tale of two old school sites continues: Blacksburg to bid on one

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 16:43
The town of Blacksburg will bid on the former high school property on Patrick Henry Drive — but will not try to buy the former middle school site on South Main Street.

Casey: Readers connect to column on WWII pilot, Bedrosian

Mon, 09/07/2015 - 23:00
Amazingly, A Blacksburg woman's father may have flown in the same squadron during a World War II raid on Osaka, Japan that Dallas Bowman of Roanoke captained a B-29 bomber for.

Youth's party makes more than $11,000 for friend battling cancer

Sun, 09/06/2015 - 06:00
Wyatt Eschenmann didn’t raise $500 as he’d hoped to benefit his friend, 5-year-old cancer patient Lauren Cherry.

Casey: Forum offers a chance to volunteer

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 23:30
Some local do-gooders have devised a one-stop shop for people who are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at a variety of Roanoke Valley nonprofits.

Teen injured after jumping off cliff at Montgomery County abandoned quarry

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 21:42
A 19-year-old man injured his back Saturday after jumping into a swimming hole at the abandoned quarry off Lusters Gate Road near Blacksburg, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Last call, last charge: New charging stations available in Blacksburg bars

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 12:00
BLACKSBURG — Mike Soriano became the owner of Champs Sportsbar & Cafe almost exactly 17 years ago. Back then, they didn’t even have cellphones, he jokes.

Blacksburg lounge trying to take local gaming to the next level

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 00:00
BLACKSBURG — The town lures plenty of people for sporting events such as Virginia Tech football.

Deer ticks pose year-round threat

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 06:00
BLACKSBURG — Ottoline Bushey doesn’t know when she was bitten by the black-legged tick that gave her Lyme disease last July, but she said she’s just relieved it gave her a rash.

5 things to know before the Brad Paisley show

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 00:00
Country music superstar Brad Paisley, with opening act Eric Paslay, will take over Virginia Tech on Sunday with a concert at the university’s Cassell Lot.

BT4U Trip Planning

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 03:00
For the most accurate and up to date trip planning information please visit or download the BT4U mobile app, available for iOS and Android devices.

New pastor seeks reboot for Anglican congregation

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 06:00
BLACKSBURG — Goodbye St. Francis, hello St. Philip’s.

Blacksburg gaming lounge hosting first cash tourney

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 17:10
BLACKSBURG — Think your Super Smash Bros. skills are above the rest?

Blacksburg's Adele Schirmer to be Social Circle, Ga., city manager

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 17:05
A longtime town of Blacksburg municipal administrator will be the new city manager of Social Circle, Georgia.

Siblings share new space, new lives

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 06:00
BLACKSBURG — Cindy Noonan has a problem.

Marching Virginians celebrates start of the season in its first permanent facility

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 00:15
BLACKSBURG — For 29 years David McKee has been the Pied Piper of Virginia Tech, leading the more than 300 Marching Virginians from one temporary shelter to another.

Virginia Tech names spokeswoman to replace Larry Hincker

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 17:53
Virginia Tech has named a new chief information officer with public television roots to replace longtime university primary spokesman Larry Hincker.

Blacksburg youth plans pool party to benefit friend's battle with cancer

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 06:30
A Blacksburg fifth-grader is throwing a pool party on Aug. 29 to help his friend battle cancer.

CUP 15-0007 - Conditional Use Permit request at 1600 Whipple Dr.

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 03:00
The Town of Blacksburg has received a request for a conditional use permit for a General Office use within the R-5, Transitional Residential zoning district at 1600 Whipple Dr. The applicant proposes to open an engineering consulting firm within the building. It is currently used as an adult care...

UCB Detours

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 03:00
Reminder: UCB is closed to through traffic from Broce Drive to Lynn Drive. Residents will still have driveway access but there will be no through traffic. Blacksburg Transit is operating on detours. Bus Detour Information: Passengers living on the Sturbridge Square...