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Lane Closure 1400 Prices Fork Road

Local News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 03:00
The left hand lanes, both eastbound and westbound, at 1400 Prices Fork Road will be closed on Thursday, August 21, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. so a contractor can remove trees in the median. For more information, please contact Beth Carson at 540-961-1141.

Extension and cooperatives to hold 38th annual Forestry and Wildlife Field Tours

Local News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 00:00
pParticipants in the field tour series, the longest running program of its kind in Virginia, spend a day visiting a variety of properties that are actively managed for timber and wildlife./p

New student government association president to focus on communication, collaboration

Local News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech's newly elected Student Government Association president says she is excited to expand students' ability to enact change in all reaches of campus./p

Plants may use language to communicate with each other, Virginia Tech researcher finds

Local News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 00:00
pNow that we have found that they are sharing all this information, the next question is, 'What exactly are they telling each other?', says Professor Jim Westwood./p

Antiques Appraisal

Local News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 21:30
Do you have a family treasure or maybe something you picked up at an auction and always wondered what it was worth? The Alexander Black House amp; Cultural Center at 204 Draper Road, SW, is hosting an Antiques Appraisal, Thursday, August 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Appraisals are free for the...

Mark Shuman to retire from football

Local Sports - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:42
Senior suffers torn meniscus in knee for third time

New department created at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Local News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 00:00
divThe Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine has created a new Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, which aims to enable the school#160;to share physician expertise with Carilion Clinic’s new department of the same name./div

Virginia Tech study finds common household chemicals affect reproduction in mice

Local News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 00:00
pAlthough the chemicals responsible for the declines are common in household cleaning products and disinfectants used in medical and food preparation settings, including hand sanitizers, academic scientists have never published a rigorous study on their safety or toxicity until now./p

Market Square Jam

Local News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 23:00
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam is an official Crooked Road affiliated venue that provides fun and entertainment on Wednesday evenings, June through September. The Jam takes place at Market Square Park from 8-10pm. Catering to traditional old time and bluegrass music, the Market Square...

Mingle at the Market

Local News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 20:00
Star City Revival will be the featured band at the Mingle at the Market at the Blacksburg Farmers Market this afternoon from 5-7:30 p.m. Mingle at the Market will also feature Attimo Winery wine, and beer by Bull and Bones. Locally grown produce and prepared foods will be available.

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Local News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 17:00
The Blacksburg Farmers Market offers local foods, crafts, flowers, music, and more in the heart of downtown Blacksburg! Come support your local farmers and artists and enjoy the benefits of a strengthened community, healthy living, and support for responsible business practices. For more...

BT Full Service Route Changes begin Monday 8/18

Local News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 03:00
Blacksburg Transit will resume Full service on Monday, August 18.nbsp; All routes will resume service with most operating on 10 - 15 minute frequency.nbsp; Effective Monday, August 18 all FY 15 route changes will be implemented.nbsp; The majority of changes impact the timetables, for the...

Blacksburg Transit Phone Upgrade - 8/14/14

Local News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 03:00
Blacksburg Transit's phone system will be upgraded Thursday evening between the hours of 6 - 9 p.m.nbsp; During this time the normal phone number will not work; to contact BT, please do so by calling 540-552-0799.

Virginia Tech's unmanned aircraft test site program 'fully operational,' FAA says

Local News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
pThe Federal Aviation Administration announced that Virginia Tech's unmanned aircraft systems test site program is ready to conduct research vital to integrating UAS into the nation's airspace/p

Art show to feature unexpected beauty in everyday life

Local News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
pMore than 40 local artists have captured some of life's unexpected moments in art. The pieces will be displayed at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of#160;Medicine's ninth art show./p

Giant Amazon fish extinct in many fishing communities, saved in others

Local News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
pThe arapaima has been overfished in some communities, but populations are thriving in those that have imposed fishing restrictions./p

Study uncovers how failed Olympic bids moved Toronto toward becoming a model city

Local News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
pAlthough Toronto's five bids to host the Olympics Games have failed, the bidding process produced a number of legacies for the city as well as lessons for other cities, according to Assistant Professor Robert Oliver./p

Virginia Tech Sporthorse Breeding Internship in Middleburg offers unique equine experience

Local News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00
pThe internship at the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center focuses on an understanding of scientific method and promotes critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, collaboration, and independent learning skills./p

Town Council Meeting

Local News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 22:30
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Virginia Tech olympic sports to be televised in nine regular season games

Local Sports - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:23
ACC announces broadcast schedule for cross country, soccer and volleyball