Patrick County radio station preparing to sign off the air

Patrick County radio station preparing to sign off the air

The only radio station serving Patrick County is signing off the air at the end of this month.

Parking lot shooting ends in arrest

Parking lot shooting ends in arrest

A Galax man is charged with two counts of attempted murder after a parking lot shooting on Wednesday.

Turbine, lumber companies to create jobs in Grayson County

Turbine, lumber companies to create jobs in Grayson County

Hansen Turbine, Falcon Turbine and Independence Lumber will expand and move operations into Grayson County

TRIAD, FAIRS sponsoring program on Amateur Radio

TRIAD in partnership with FAIRS (Foundation for Amateur Intl. Radio Service, Ltd.) will sponsor a program on August 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting space of Computer Museum/Community Amateur Radi Via:: SWVAToday

Congressman impressed by ground-breaking STEM Lab

Ninth District Congressman Morgan Griffith visited Carroll County High School on Friday to get a first-hand look at the nation’s first STEM Lab for Agriculture. Via:: The Carroll News

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 8.18.14

“Please delete this email…” Obamacare continues to have numerous problems and scandals. As a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, it is our job to oversee the implementation of Obamacare and what led up to its disastrous launch and its failed promises. Nearly 10 months after the Committee asked on October 10, 2013 for(…)

Hemorrhagic Fevers- EBOLA: 101 introductions

EBOLA, is in the mainstream of worldwide interest. It is one of four listed Hemorrhagic fevers that are lethal. EBOLA is the worst followed by a less mutated virus: Marlburg, which was found in Germany some years back and was eradicated. Via:: Back2theLand

Skyline Nursing & Rehab hosting Chamber event

The Courtyard at Skyline Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will be the host location for the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Social on August 19th from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Guests can Via:: SWVAToday

Fundraiser brings the tractors to town and countryside

It’s a busy Saturday in Floyd County with several events happening. This morning the Tractor Run took off with what might be a record turnout according to organizer Dale Thompson. Via:: SWVAToday

Citizens attend meeting on proposed pipeline

A second community meeting on a 42-inch gas pipeline being proposed to cross the middle of Floyd County drew a large crowd last night. The meeting was held at Floyd EcoVillage. Via:: SWVAToday

Hillsville man charged in Henry County robbery

A Hillsville man has been charged with the robbery of a grocery store in Henry County. Via:: The Carroll News

Carroll County Ag Fair begins Aug. 20

HILLSVILLE – The annual Carroll County Agricultural Fair gets underway Wednesday, Aug. 20, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 24 on the grounds of the Southwest Virginia Farmer’s Market in Hillsville. Via:: The Carroll News

Meeting on pipeline set for tonight in Floyd

A meeting on the 42-inch gas pipeline proposed by EQT and NextEra to cross Floyd County is set for tonight at the Floyd EcoVillage. The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. Via:: SWVAToday

Warner & Kaine Announce $11 Million in V-A Grants to Help End Vets Homelessness in Virginia

Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be awarding $11,312,352 in grants to help fight veterans’ homelessness in Virginia. Via:: Senator Mark Warner