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  • Tuesday's 6/5 local calendar (updated Monday PM with more details on Grafton, York)

    Tuesday's 6/5 local calendar (updated Monday PM with more details on Grafton, York)
    HIGH SCHOOLS Baseball VHSL state quarterfinals: Group AAA: Lake Braddock at Cosby, 3 Nansemond River at Hylton, 6 Freedom of South Riding vs. Kellam (at Old Dominion’s Bud Metheny Complex), 6 James River at West Springfield, 6:30 Group AA: Jefferson...
  • Friday's 6/8 local and VHSL calendar (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Track and field NCAA championships (in Des Moines, Iowa) HIGH SCHOOLS Baseball Group AAA semifinals (at Westfield High in Chantilly): Lake Braddock vs. C.D. Hylton, 3 p.m. Kellam vs. James River, 7 Group AA semis (at Calfee Park in Pulaski):...
  • Green Wheels: The math works out for EV fleets

    Green Wheels: The math works out for EV fleets
    Students at Roanoke College are restoring a 1939 Pontiac Silver Streak. It's a great story because they're turning it into an electric car. That's the great thing about EVs; you can put batteries in just about anything, including a pre-war classic. The...
  • Teel Time: AP, coaches' polls disagree on Virginia Tech, Clemson rankings

    Unlike last week, when Virginia Tech rose in the polls without playing a snap, the Hokies earned their bump Sunday. Thursday’s 37-26 victory at then-No. 20 Georgia Tech was Virginia Tech’s most impressive performance to date, a tick better...
  • Tornado confirmed in Pittsylvania county

    Tornado confirmed in Pittsylvania county
    UPDATE: National Weather Service Storm Survey Team out of Blacksburg has confirmed damage in Pittsylvania county near Blairs was caused by an EF1 tornado. The tornado tracked from White Oak Mountain Road, to the Intersection of Highway 29 and Toy Lane....
  • Holiday parade schedule

    Holiday parade schedule
      The holiday season is upon us. Here is a list of parades for hometowns throughout the area: Bedford Christmas Parade Time/location: 12 p.m. Saturday, December 3. The rain date will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 4. Parade route: The parade starts...
  • Two Killed In Virginia Tech Campus Shooting

    Two Killed In Virginia Tech Campus Shooting
    Two people including a police officer were killed in a shooting on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, the university's website said Thursday. Students and faculty are still on alert as the gunman remains at large, police said. Both victims were...
  • Alert On Virginia Tech Campus: Shots Fired

    Alert On Virginia Tech Campus: Shots Fired
    Virginia Tech says shots were reported near campus parking lot and has told students to stay inside. Check back for more details.
  • Virginia Tech Shooter Identified as Student of Nearby University

    Virginia Tech Shooter Identified as Student of Nearby University
    BLACKBURG, Va. (KTLA) -- Police have identified the man responsible for shooting and killing a Virginia Tech police officer. Officials say 22-year-old Ross Truett Ashley killed the officer, then killed himself. Ashley was a part-time student at nearby...
  • Suspected Virginia Tech shooter not a student at the university

    The suspected Virginia Tech shooter was not a student at the university, school spokesman Larry Hincker said Friday. Hincker declined to provide any further detail on the identity of the alleged shooter, though Virginia State Police have scheduled a news...
  • Memorial fund set up for Crouse

    Memorial fund set up for Crouse
    A memorial fund has been established for the family of Deriek Crouse. Those wishing to contribute can mail checks, payable to “Deriek Crouse Memorial Fund,” to National Bank of Blacksburg; Attn: Dana Sutphin; P.O. Box 90002; Blacksburg, VA...
  • Blacksburg congregation prays for fallen officer's family

    Blacksburg congregation prays for fallen officer's family
    During a Sunday morning service at Blacksburg Baptist Church, the joy of the Christmas season was tempered with sadness. "That kind of stuff is just not supposed to happen in a town like ours," Senior Pastor Tommy McDearis told his congregation. "It's...