Latest Blacksburg, Virginia Stories

2008-10-09 03:00:31

By Anna L. Mallory anna.mallory@roanoke.com 381-8627 Two professors from Russia are visiting schools in Montgomery County this week to find out how local educators work with students, and others, with disabilities.

2008-09-27 03:00:23

By Tad Dickens | The Roanoke Times | tad.dickens@roanoke.com | 777- 6474 Sunday The Claire Lynch Band She has sung with the best -- Ralph Stanley, Linda Ronstadt. She's written for the best -- Patty Loveless, Kathy Mattea.

2008-09-19 03:00:28

The Town of Blacksburg, Virginia is requesting sealed proposals to obtain miscellaneous professional services on an as needed basis within the following disciplines airport engineering, civil engineering, water systems and tanks, sewer systems and pumps, architecture, landscape architecture, database programming/GIS support, technical support, planning, land surveying, geotechnical, environmental assessment and mitigation, structural engineering and mechanical engineering.

2008-09-09 03:00:06

By Christian Trejbal christian.trejbal@roanoke.com 381-1645 The shell of Christiansburg's new aquatic center looms above Franklin Street. Its brick walls, blue roof and gaping window holes carve a striking form against the sky.

2008-08-21 03:00:41

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2008-07-31 09:01:25

By Nona Nelson, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 31--Today Indian cuisine Seasonings and spices to expand your Indian cuisine repertoire. Where: The Gourmet Pantry, 401 South Main St., Blacksburg When: 6 p.m.

2008-07-25 06:00:39

Emily Nicole Holdren graduated May 9, 2008, from Virginia Tech, receiving her master's degree in education. Emily received a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from Virginia Tech in 2007. She is the daughter of Debbie and Kenny Frith, of Vinton, and Michael and Lee Anne Holdren, of Richmond.

2008-07-23 15:01:15

The NewVa Corridor Technology Council ("NCTC") announced today that it will be hosting the NewVA Technology Expo on September 5, 2008 at the Roanoke Civic Center, in Roanoke, Virginia.

2008-07-10 09:01:28

By Nona Nelson, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 10--THURSDAY, JULY 10 Something's fishy In a rut with fish? Learn some new ways to prepare tasty dishes from this very healthy food. Where: The Gourmet Pantry, 401 South Main St., Blacksburg When: 6 p.m.

2008-06-26 06:02:57

By Anna L. Mallory anna.mallory@roanoke.com 381-8627 Next school year, the Montgomery County School Board wants to start reviewing cases after a student's first drug-related problem reported at school. Board member Penny Franklin has proposed the policy change.

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