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  • Gun scare at Virginia Tech, Campus Closed For Hours

    Gun scare at Virginia Tech, Campus Closed For Hours
    BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Authorities reopened the Virginia Tech campus after an hours-long lockdown on Thursday following a report of a gunman at the university where 32 people were killed in a mass shooting in 2007. "The campus alert is lifted. There will...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech plays Clemson, Virginia draws bye in ACC tournament

    Pairings for this week's ACC basketball tournament at Philips Arena in Atlanta are set. Virginia is seeded fourth, Virginia Tech 10th. North Carolina and Duke are the top seeds. Here is the schedule for the opening two rounds: Thursday Maryland (8) vs....
  • Mulch: Bagged mulch is our preferred method because it's easy for us to handle it

    Mulch: Bagged mulch is our preferred method because it's easy for us to handle it
    Husband Ken and I are in mulching mode.  We prefer to purchase our cypress mulch in easy-to-handle 2-cubic-foot bags.  We watch the sale flyers from Home Depot and Lowe's, planning to get it on sale, down from the $2.35 per bag price this year. Luckily,...
  • Genealogical mystery in Newport News solved

    Genealogical mystery in Newport News solved
    NEWPORT NEWS — It took a series of coincidences for the gravestone of William C. Marrow — which probably had been lying in an industrial warehouse for decades — to find its way home. Once the gravestone was discovered last week, a...
  • Teel Time: ACC football a tough sell, especially at UVa, but not at Virginia Tech

    Virginia was basking in its highest-ranked conquest in six years. The crisp weather was glorious, 3:30 kickoff time ideal. So what happened? The Cavaliers’ home game Saturday against North Carolina State attracted fewer fans – 46,030 –...
  • Timeline: Worst U.S. mass shootings

    Timeline: Worst U.S. mass shootings
    A heavily armed gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, on Friday, July 20, killing at least 12 and wounding 38. Police arrested a suspect in theater's parking lot. Here are some of the worst U.S. mass shootings since World War II....
  • WEEK 6 - September 28, 2012

    WEEK 6 - September 28, 2012
    WEEK 6 (Visiting/Home) Salem   @        William Fleming            7:00pm Christiansburg   @        Franklin County            7:00pm Magna Vista     @        Halifax County  7:00pm George Washington      @        Southampton    7:00pm Alleghany     ...
  • WEEK 9 - October 19, 2012

    WEEK 9 - October 19, 2012
    WEEK 9 SCORES   Franklin County            @        George Washington      7:00pm   Patrick Henry   @        Halifax County  7:00pm   Alleghany         @        Rockbridge County      7:00pm   Northside         @        William Byrd    7:00pm  ...
  • WEEK 10 - October 26, 2012

    WEEK 10 - October 26, 2012
    WEEK 10 (Visiting/Home)   Halifax County  @        William Fleming            7:00pm   Patrick Henry   @        Franklin County            7:00pm   Lord Botetourt @        Alleghany         7:00pm   William Byrd    @        Staunton River  7:00pm...
  • WEEK 11 - November 2, 2012

    WEEK 11 - November 2, 2012
    WEEK 11 (Visiting/Home)   William Fleming            @        Patrick Henry   7:00pm   Halifax County  @        George Washington      7:00pm   Alleghany         @        Staunton River  7:00pm   Rockbridge County      @        William Byrd    7:...
  • Timeline: Mass Shooting Incidents In Last 25 Years

    Timeline: Mass Shooting Incidents In Last 25 Years
    (Reuters) - Here is a timeline of some of the worst shooting incidents carried out by one or two gunmen around the world in the last 25 years: March 13, 1996 - BRITAIN - Gunman Thomas Hamilton burst into a primary school in the Scottish town of...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech, WVU renewing rivalry that includes Jerry West, Bimbo Coles

    Former Southern Conference and Big East rivals, Virginia Tech and West Virginia have quite the basketball history. In 1960, the Mountaineers and the iconic Jerry West defeated the Hokies in the Southern championship game, ending Tech’s first 20-...