New River Community College hosting first Comic-con

The New River Community College library will host its first ever Comic Con Saturday, November 1 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Edwards Hall at NRCC in Dublin. Via:: SWVAToday

Efforts continue to keep training center open

Efforts continue to keep training center open

Carroll County Supervisor Dr. Tom Littrell is continuing efforts to try to keep the Southwestern Virginia Training Center in Hillsville open.

Carroll County agricultural company expanding, adding 51 new jobs

Carroll County agricultural company expanding, adding 51 new jobs

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Andrews Farming Inc. and its sister company, ANDCO Logistics, Inc., will invest more than $5.6 million to expand their agricultural production, warehousing and distribution operation in Carroll County.

Two companies expand to Carroll County

Two companies expand to Carroll County

Two companies announced that they will expand to Carroll County’s industrial park Tuesday. Andrews Farming, and its sister company and distributor ANDCO Logistics, will make the move sometime in November. This will bring in 51 new jobs and more than $5.6 million in investment. More at WSLS WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Rosters set for Carroll, Galax alumni game

The rosters have been released for the Carroll County-Galax alumni basketball game, which is set for 7 p.m. at Carroll County High School on Saturday, Nov.1. Via:: Carroll News Sports

Springhouse students perform at the Floyd Radio Show

Springhouse Community School (SHCS) students were featured at the October 4th Floyd Radio Show, along with The Buckstankle Boys, writer Mara Robbins, artist/musician Chris Owen and Radio Show hosts An Via:: SWVAToday

Griffith Statement on Continued Lack of Obamacare Transparency

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the failure of Obama Administration officials to release health insurance rates for 2015 until after the November midterm elections: “At a May Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing, I asked representatives of some of the nation’s largest health insurance providers about their companies’ Obamacare rates for […]

Demons blank Carroll 33-0

One week after rushing for 243 yards against Cave Spring, Carroll County’s offense found life much tougher in a 33-0 River Ridge District road loss Friday at Christiansburg. Via:: Carroll News Sports

Virginia farmers can sign up for help

Virginia farmers and forest land owners can now apply for assistance to protect the health and productivity of their land under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program administered through the U. Via:: SWVAToday

Floyd Innovation Center to host Chamber After Hours Social

The newly constructed Floyd Innovation Center is the host for the October Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Social on Monday, October 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The center, located in the county’s Via:: SWVAToday

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 10.20.14

46 and 387 In an October 2 speech, President Obama asserted, “By every economic measure, we are better off now than we were when I took office.” The President may think everything is okay, but I don’t. And when I talk to constituents, they don’t think everything is okay either. Too many are unemployed or […]

Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race to be held Nov. 1

Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race to be held Nov. 1

Thanks to a new annual event, Halloween in Hillsville will last a day longer this year. Marilyn Tennant will host the Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race on Sat., Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. at 525 Nicholas Street in Hillsville.

Leave it to Beavers documentary being shown tonight in Floyd

Moviegoers of all ages will enjoy the one-hour movie, “Leave it to Beavers” this Sunday, October 19th at the Floyd Country Store. Via:: SWVAToday

Commonwealth's Attorney to add new fulltime, assistant prosecutor

Floyd County will soon add a full-time assistant prosecutor to the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office. Via:: SWVAToday