Matt Gentry of The Roanoke Times has this photo gallery from Giles football#8217;s victory over Riverheads in the state semi-finals on Saturday. Next up: The state championship game on Saturday in Salem. Click through to see the photos individually or click here to see them all at once as thumbnails.
CHRISTIANSBURG — A Blacksburg attorney accused of gun and drug charges was found not guilty by reason of insanity on Monday, almost 10 months after he was arrested with a former female client outside a motel. Read more.
The Radford Host Lions Club is selling Christmas trees again this year to raise money for providing sight and hearing assistance to the Radford community. The tree sales are the club’s primary source of funds and all money raised is used to assist others. The lot is located in the Radford Wade’s Supermarket parking lot [#8230;]
Winners of the National FFA Environmental and Natural Resources Career Development Event were recently announced at the annual awards banquet. The competitive event allows students to apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations. The Blacksburg High School FFA team earned the Silver Emblem, with several team members earning individual awards, as well. Paige Crane was named [#8230;]
Competing for Roanoke Valley Elite, Carmen Graves of Christiansburg won the 3k at the JDL College Kickoff in Winston-Salem, N.C., in an impressive time of 9:40. Running solo from the gun, Graves lapped every competitor in the field, composed of mainly Division 1 and Division 2 athletes. Her time of 9:40 broke the old facility [#8230;]
The Roanoke Times is once again seeking the best and brightest Christmas lights around Western Virginia. New this year: An online vote, with the winner receiving an Apple iPad. The deadline to enter is Friday; after that, the voting begins. Among the entries from the New River Valley is this one from Steve Turman at [#8230;]
FLOYD — It took playing their worst for the Group A Division II state champions to play their best.
After three relatively easy games to open the 2013-14 season, the Floyd County girls basketball team found itself on the ropes against a bigger and more ph...
The numbers on the bank clocks on Main Street in Floyd are dropping as the temperature cools.
The digits on the scoreboard inside the gymnasium at Floyd County High School are heading in the other direction.
Especially when Caleb Tanner is in uniform.
When the University of Washington football coaching job came open last week, many at UCLA feared coach Jim Mora would bolt the Bruins for the same position at his alma mater, which he once characterized as his dream job.
He didn’t. Mora re-upped with UCLA...
Leading Lights recognize volunteers in the NRV who are making community-changing impacts and serving as models to inspire others. The coalition honors award-winners by donating $1,000 to the nonprofit of their choice. This year#8217;s 45 volunteer nominees were engaged in diverse volunteer activities across the New River Valley. Collectively, nominees spent thousands of hours over [#8230;]
A beginning/intermediate class in ballroom dance will be offered at New River Community College beginning Jan. 17. The class will be held each Friday evening from 7 to 10 p.m. at NRCC in Dublin through April 11. Beginning students will learn foxtrot, swing and waltz. Intermediate students will learn waltz, nightclub two step and polka. [#8230;]