| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:01 AM
VDOT is now reporting that the accident is cleared and traffic is moving normally.
A wrecked tractor trailer is slowing traffic on Interstate 81 near Radford.
The crash is at mile marker 106, according to the Virginia Department of...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Editor's note: This story written by RedEye's Leonor Vivanco originally ran on March 24, 2009. With the recent rash of iPhone robberies on the CTA, we thought it was timely to bring it back.
Are you the perfect target? Your behavior could be putting you...
| May 7, 2011
| 2:36 PM
First she was sick. Then she was hurt.
Mononucleosis prevented Emily Naegele from playing much basketball for Oak Forest last winter.
A broken middle finger on her right hand put the bulk of her softball season in doubt.
"At first they said I had to...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 8:58 PM
With Morgan Griffith in Congress a special election will be held next week to decide who gets his state seat.
On Monday night candidates Ginger Mumpower and Greg Habeeb met in Salem to answer questions from voters.
Both candidates told the audience...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Millions of dollars worth of art will be on display soon at Radford University.
Among the 28 pieces, a painting by Vincent Van Gogh.
The masterpieces are part of a new art exhibition from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, showcasing its' 75 year history....
| Jan 17, 2011
| 5:46 PM
The driver of the car has been identified as 28-year-old Claudia Patricia Cervantes. Cervantes was from Radford.
State Police have released the names of some of the drivers involved in Monday night's crash on Interstate 81. ...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Radford University has a new provost. Sam Minner will also serve as the school's vice president for academic affairs.
He will begin in July.
Here is the entire press release from the university:
Radford University announces new provost...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 1:05 PM
The City of Radford announced today, that the Radford Industrial Center would become the
home to a new local industry.
TECHLAB Inc. plans to expand its operations in the city.
The company will develop, manufacture and distribute human and veterinary...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Former Congressman and Virginia Supreme Court Justice Richard Poff died Tuesday.
Born in Radford, Poff was elected to congress in 1952 and represented the Sixth District for nearly 20 years. President Nixon considered nominating Poff to the U-S...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 8:49 PM
A new principal has been named at William Byrd Middle School in Roanoke County.
Tammy Newcomb will take over as principal starting in July.
Here is the full press release from Roanoke County Schools:
ROANOKE – The Roanoke County School Board has...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 3:40 PM
A group of fly fishing beginners, and a few anglers with more experience, waded into the New River from Radford's Bisset Park. On a cool morning with cloudy skies, they wondered if the fish would be biting.
Dirk McComsey was there with his sons Connor...