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Christiansburg high school student remembered during Fourth of July celebration  WDBJ7

'Acts 4 Ash' turned a 16-year-old Christiansburg high school student's tragedy into an organization dedicated to performing acts of kindness in Ashlyn Poole's ...

Blacksburg High School donors raising funds for new turf football field  WDBJ7

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) -- After an undefeated 2018 regular season, the Blacksburg High School football team had its home playoff games moved to ...

Christiansburg fireworks make holiday show before evening thunderstorms  WDBJ7

Thousands of folks across Christiansburg made their way out to view a spectacular fireworks display Thursday night. The show was barely finished before ...

Christiansburg High School students learn dangers of driving ahead of prom  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) -- Christiansburg High School students took part in an interactive experience Tuesday that taught about the dangers of ...

Graham, Caswell Proctor  NRVN News

Caswell Proctor Graham, 95, of Christiansburg, VA, went to sleep at home, had sweet dreams and woke up in Heaven on July 11, 2019. Cas was born in ...

Breaking the code to a future field  Roanoke Times

RINER — On a large screen facing a computer lab classroom at Auburn Middle School on Tuesday morning were two rows, one of which shows letters in ...

Montgomery County School Board OK's Christiansburg projects, fall redistricting  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Montgomery County Public Schools has decided to address overcrowding in the Christiansburg strand with a more than $100 million ...

Christiansburg High School renovations prepare students for success  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) Students in Montgomery County will be heading back to school in a few days. Christiansburg High School students will have a ...

New proposal could speed up Christiansburg school improvements  WSLS 10

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Amid concerns of overcrowding at public schools in Christiansburg, a new building and other renovations could be coming sooner ...

Christiansburg HS dedicates bench in memory of student killed in car crash  WSLS 10

On Friday night the Christiansburg High School softball team dedicated a memorial to the teammate they lost last summer.

Christiansburg High School football team plays first game on new turf field  WSLS 10

Upgrades are underway at Christiansburg High School, and Friday night, the new turf field was unveiled.

School board looks at Christiansburg overcrowding redistricting won't fix  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The Montgomery County School Board and Board of Supervisors don't dispute that the long-standing school overcrowding problem in ...

About 100 Christiansburg kids being moved to new elementary school this fall  WSLS 10

This fall, about 100 elementary school students in Christiansburg will not be attending the school they thought they would be attending.

Christiansburg police officer surprises high school student  WDBJ7

One young man from Christiansburg High School found out his hard work and determination was not unnoticed.

PPEA still in play for Christiansburg school strand projects  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The Montgomery County school division has opened the door for developers to submit proposals on long-term plans to build a ...

MCPS celebrates second career signing day  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — They took seats next to each other in groups and faced an eager crowd made up, in part, of family, friends and a few camera crews.

Officials exploring options for CHS expansion, new elementary school  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Officials with Montgomery County Public Schools are considering a tool that has been used more frequently elsewhere in Virginia to ...

State of Christiansburg schools remains hot topic  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The plan recommended for alleviating ongoing crowding problems at two town elementary schools is to transfer 152 students to the ...

Montgomery Co. supervisors approve funding for athletic facilities at Christiansburg High School  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Montgomery County's governing body approved approximately $1.8 million Monday night for the future construction of an artificial turf ...

H.S. Wrestling: Christiansburg aware of serious challenge as it goes for its 18th straight title  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The current roster of wrestlers at Christiansburg High School don't know what it's like to live in a world where the Blue Demons aren't the ...

Montgomery County School Board votes in favor of redistricting to handle overcrowded schools

Montgomery County School Board Members voted in favor of building a new elementary school to deal with over capacity levels at elementary schools and the ...

Montgomery County agrees to fund phase one of Christiansburg High School athletic fields makeover  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Christiansburg is officially getting a facelift on it's high school sports fields. In a joint meeting Monday night, the Montgomery ...

Pearson, Deborah Bryson  NRVN News

Deborah Pearson, 56, of Christiansburg, VA, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, June 6th, 2019. She was born to the late Fred and Bessie Ford…

Upgrades to Christiansburg High School football field begins  WDBJ7

Heavy machinery is ripping away the old football field, a new turf field will replace it. An eight lane rubberized track will circle the field.

Christiansburg High School teacher, 71, charged with selling drugs  WSLS 10

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - A 71-year-old Christiansburg High School teacher is charged with selling drugs. William Bennett Calloway was arrested Thursday and ...

High school notebook: Christiansburg football coach gets special delivery  Roanoke Times

In the span of two days, Alex Wilkens got a berth and a birth.

16-year-old Christiansburg boy charged for driving a vehicle that killed a 16-year-old Christiansburg girl  WDBJ7

MONTGOMERY Co., Va. (WDBJ7) -- A 16-year-old Christiansburg boy has been charged for driving a vehicle in a crash that took the life of a 16-year-old ...

Christiansburg wrestling going for 18th state championship  WDBJ7

High school wrestling took over the Salem Civic Center this weekend for VHSL state championships in Classes 1,2, and 3.

Scholarship to honor Christiansburg teen who took her own life  WSLS 10

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Trinkets, photographs and hand prints remind Tracey Linkous of her daughter, Brianna Hurst. Mementos and memories are all ...

Christiansburg High School students suspended for Confederate flag clothing  CBS News

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - More than 20 students at a Virginia high school received a one-day suspension for wearing clothing displaying the Confederate flag.

Teen sentenced to detention, community service as result of fatal Montgomery County crash  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Penalties for a teen driver in a fatal Montgomery County crash last year will include 30 days of detention and 100 hours of community ...

Montgomery County schools introduce Domino's to the menu  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The teenagers rapidly filed into the kitchen and almost as quickly darted out to sit down with friends at their preferred lunch tables.

Montgomery County schools requesting funding for Christiansburg High School renovations  WSLS 10

Improving and upgrading Christiansburg High School has been a point of discussion in the New River Valley for years. Now the county school board is taking ...

'Acts 4 Ash' turns tragedy into a movement  WDBJ7

On July 22, 2018 one Christiansburg family's life would forever change when 16-year-old Ashlyn Poole was tragically killed in a car crash.

Christiansburg teens gather to honor crash victim and survivor  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Ashlyn Nicole Poole loved pugs, wanted to go to Hawaii and ate her ice cream with a fork, sometimes with pizza, while bouncing on a ...

MYERS, Daniel Lynn  Roanoke Times

May 19, 2019 Daniel Lynn Myers, 65, of Christiansburg, Va., passed away at his home on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Dan was preceded in death by his mother, ...

Christiansburg man recognized by disability organization  Roanoke Times

When Franklin Lawson started elementary school in 1996, no one could have predicted that he would one day receive an award for how he'd lived his life.

Christiansburg High teacher named Montgomery County's Teacher of the Year  WSET

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Talk about a surprise.Emily Redding was in the middle of teaching a math class when the Superintendent of Montgomery ...

Local high schools win big at Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety Banquet  WSET

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Bedford and Montgomery County High Schools were among the 17 award winners recognized during the annual Youth of ...

EARLY YEARS: A Christiansburg mom shares her story of grief and hope after her teenage daughter's suicide  WDBJ7

Living4bri: Tracey Linkous has created a scholarship in her daughter's name.

Montgomery County school officials to weigh second redistricting option  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Montgomery County Public Schools will weigh a second option for addressing overcrowding problems at two elementary schools after ...

Montgomery Co. boards hear about school construction proposals  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Both the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors and school board on Monday night heard about an estimated $110 million proposal ...

Christiansburg schools kick off new year with new looks  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Principal Julie Vanidestine says she can't appreciate the view enough from behind her school.

Montgomery County Board of Supervisors approve additional $844609 in operational funds  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors approved an additional $844609 in operational funds that school officials say will be ...

Montgomery County supervisors receive proposed budget | Local News |  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Montgomery County's proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 is approximately $201 million, or an $11.7 million increase ...

Christiansburg hires coach of four-time W.Va. champs as wrestling coach  Roanoke Times

Cliff Warden led Independence High of Coal City, West Virginia to Class AA titles from 2014-17.

Deibler is new Christiansburg High School principal  Roanoke Times

Tony Deibler is the new principal at Christiansburg High School, the Montgomery County school system announced Tuesday.

Lawyer: Christiansburg High teacher charged with selling prescription opioid  Roanoke Times

Veteran Montgomery County teacher William Bennett Calloway allegedly sold drugs to a police informant, according to a search warrant filed Monday in ...

Teen pleads no contest in fatal Christiansburg crash  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Alexander Lee Leonard, the teen driver in a fatal crash last year in Montgomery County, pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter ...

Christiansburg teen charged in driving death released from detention  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — A Christiansburg teen charged with killing his girlfriend in a July wreck cannot drive while he awaits the outcome of his case, a judge said ...

Changes coming to Christiansburg schools  WDBJ7

Tuesday night parents in Christiansburg got a closer look at proposed changes to schools.

Tim Cromer steps down as Christiansburg High School football coach  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Christiansburg football coach Tim Cromer resigned. Cromer spent the past 15 years coaching at his alma mater. “The Blue ...

Class 1 boys soccer: Phillips' OT goal lifts Auburn to state final  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Auburn and Rappahannock had battled for so long without scoring Friday morning that sudden death seemed inevitable.

Mongtomery County Schools create list of possible Christiansburg school renovations  WDBJ7

New school buildings in Christiansburg aren't likely to come anytime soon and neither is the funding for those massive projects.

Gunshot incident prompts lockdown at Christiansburg High School  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — A heavy police presence quickly assembled and the town high school was locked down Thursday afternoon after a shooting that was ...

Christiansburg girls' basketball coach no longer employed by MCPS  Roanoke Times

Christiansburg High School's most recent girls basketball coach is no longer employed by Montgomery County Public Schools, according to a school official.

Christiansburg Eagle Scout brings new life to Huckleberry Trail  WDBJ7

The project involved planting trees and building birdhouses and educational pedestals.

Rotary presents Youth Awards  Roanoke Times

The Rotary Club of Christiansburg-Blacksburg presented its 2018-2019 Youth Awards to Montgomery County Public Schools students at the club's May 6 ...

Longtime Christiansburg teacher charged with selling drugs  Roanoke Times

A veteran Christiansburg educator has been charged with selling drugs.

H.S. football: Blacksburg's unbeaten run ends with OT loss to Woodgrove in state semis  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — A memorable football season for Blacksburg came to an end in a flash on Saturday afternoon.

Montgomery supervisors Biggs, DeMotts to run again  Roanoke Times

Mary Biggs and April DeMotts each plan to continue the often complex task of governing one of Virginia's most rapidly growing municipalities.

2019 All-Timesland wrestling | High Schools  Roanoke Times

WRESTLER OF THE YEAR. ANDY SMITH | Christiansburg | Senior | 220. Smith finished 49-5 and won his first individual state championship by pinning ...

Students in Christiansburg, Radford join national protest  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Nicole DiIoia is among the high school students old enough to remember the 2007 shooting at nearby Virginia Tech. On Wednesday, the ...

H.S. football: Blacksburg waxes Glass to win Region 4D title  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Virginia Tech wasn't the only football team in Montgomery County to extend its season on Friday.

H.S. softball: Salem upsets Blacksburg in River Ridge District semifinals, will play Cave Spring in final  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Cave Spring advanced to the River Ridge District softball final on Thursday night with a 6-0 win over Christiansburg, but the Knights will ...

Class 1 girls soccer: Auburn claims state title after being stretched to PKs  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — So tightly contested was the Class 1 girls soccer championship between Stonewall Jackson-Quicksburg and Auburn that predictions ...

High School Hoops Roundup: Warriors moving on to state tournament; Both Carlisle squads fell in their conference championships; Magna Vista boys and Patrick County girls were eliminated from the playoffs  Martinsville Bulletin

GIRLS BASKETBALL. Region 3D semifinals Magna Vista 56, Christiansburg 52. With a VHSL Group 3 state tournament berth on the line, Magna Vista had to ...

Montgomery County's Relay for Life will be at Christiansburg Middle School  Roanoke Times

Relay for Life of Montgomery County is holding this year's event on Friday, June 1, from 6 p.m. to midnight at Christiansburg Middle School. The location was ...

Pulaski County High School 52, Christiansburg High School 27  Roanoke Times

Pulaski County quarterback Kade Akers took charge in the second stanza of the Cougars' matchup against visiting Christiansburg. Over the next two quarters, ...

Christiansburg names new boys and girls basketball coaches  Roanoke Times

The new leaders of the Christiansburg boys and girls basketball programs were announced on Thursday.

New Kent's wrestling team features a highly talented, 19-man freshman class

But is there enough talent to challenge Christiansburg, the 17-time defending state champion?

Christiansburg High star athlete alumnus invited to try out with San Francisco 49ers  WDBJ7

A star athlete at Christiansburg High School is entering the big leagues. Joey Augustin was invited to try out with the San Francisco 49ers - a first for a graduate ...

Six SW Virginia high schools to receive $37,500 grant for new technology  WDBJ7

(WDBJ7) -- Six high schools in Southwest Virginia are among 16 to receive a $37,500 grant to purchase new equipment to upgrade equipment for career and ...

Christiansburg Kiwanis to host fundraising concert featuring nationally known gospel group  Roanoke Times

The Kiwanis Club of Christiansburg is bringing the gospel group The Hoppers to town! This special fundraising concert will take place Friday, July 12, from 7 to ...

Christiansburg High School baseball coach charged with public intoxication  Roanoke Times

Christiansburg High School's baseball coach has been charged with public intoxication and urinating in public.

Christiansburg High School students painting VDOT snow plow blade  WDBJ7

Students at Christiansburg High School were asked to paint the blade of a VDOT snow plow.

Parry McCluer girls advance to semis with win over PH-Glade Spring  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Although they weren't thrilled about how far they had to travel as region champions, the Parry McCluer girls knew what to do once they ...

Liberty Christian Academy at Blacksburg  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Top seed in Region 4D, the Blacksburg Bruins tried to stay perfect on the season, butting heads with Liberty Christian in ...

Christiansburg restaurant hosts fundraiser for Poole family  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) A Christiansburg restaurant held a fundraiser Saturday for a family whose daughter was killed in a car accident last month.

H.S. girls basketball: Lord Botetourt advances past Patrick County in Region 3D  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Miette Veldman did a lot of everything, except turn the ball over.

Former Christiansburg wrestling great dies of apparent overdose  Roanoke Times

Cody Gardner, who died at the age of 28, was one of the greatest wrestlers in Timesland history.

Exhibit connects Christiansburg schools past and present  Roanoke Times

An exhibit honoring Christiansburg Industrial Institute, the African-American school that operated from 1866 to 1966, has been created at Christiansburg High ...

H.S. football: Unbeaten Blacksburg survives Pulaski County's second-half rally  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — After trailing by 28 points in the third quarter, Pulaski County came up just 19 yards short of completing a remarkable comeback on Friday ...

Authorities try to seize teacher's vehicles as drug case goes to Montgomery Co. grand jury  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Drug charges against a longtime Montgomery County teacher headed to a grand jury Thursday and a prosecution effort to seize his ...

H.S. sports: Top 10 storylines of the year in Timesland  Roanoke Times

The presents are unwrapped, but there is one more job this holiday season. It's time to take the ribbons and bows off the 2018 year in Timesland high school ...

Generals fall short in Class 1 state finals | Nvdaily |  Northern Virginia Daily

CHRISTIANSBURG — Stonewall Jackson's girls soccer team fought tooth and nail with Auburn on Saturday in the Class 1 state final, but ultimately came up just ...

Future bright for Stonewall Jackson girls soccer | Nvdaily |  Northern Virginia Daily

CHRISTIANSBURG — Stonewall Jackson's girls soccer team may have had a strong season, but the young team hasn't reached its peak.

Big Blue wrestling: Christiansburg dominates tournament with 6 individual champs  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Christiansburg's wrestling team claimed six individual titles on Saturday, cruising to its fourth straight team title at the Big Blue Invitational ...

VHSL STATE BASKETBALL: Nine local squads still standing in state tourneys  Bristol Herald Courier

Nine local teams are still in the hunt for Virginia High School League state basketball titles and two of those squads are defending champions.

Christiansburg gets Truman Wilson proposal  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The town has yet to give the green light on plans to build a vast multipurpose park off Peppers Ferry Road, but it has received a bid on.

Confederate symbol ban continues to churn in Christiansburg  Richmond Times-Dispatch

CHRISTIANSBURG — New skirmish lines are forming in Christiansburg High School's rebel flag flap, which has triggered a beefed-up police presence, a swirl ...

CASEY: Christiansburg mom hopes son's birth certificate truly is 'in the mail'  Roanoke Times

Melanie Graves has been trying to get a duplicate birth certificate for her 18-year-old son for almost two years. But that's been anything but easy.

Kelly continues on the court in Christiansburg  Roanoke Times

The Blue Demon athlete, who turned 23 on Christmas day, is in his first season as head coach of the girls program that went a combined 10-38 the past two.

More Christiansburg road projects planned | Local News |  Roanoke Times

A regional organization plans to submit an estimated $15 million of proposals to a statewide program for improvements to ease the flow of the U.S. 460 and ...

Redding named MCPS teacher of year  Roanoke Times

The Montgomery County Public Schools system has announced the recipient of the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year Award.

New Christiansburg football coach Wilkens has traveled path of success  Roanoke Times

It seems pretty obvious now. Even so, football coaching really wasn't in Alex Wilkens' plans as he was preparing for life at soon-to-be alma mater Bridgewater ...

From Virginia Tech to Parkland, Montgomery County schools hone threat assessment  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — For a community that has vowed since its own traumatic ordeal not to be defined by gun violence, the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, ...

Eastside buzzer-beater knocks out Auburn boys  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Ethan Powers had been in this situation before.

More than 20 students at Virginia high school suspended for wearing Confederate flag on clothing  Fox News

More than 20 western Virginia high school students were suspended Thursday after holding a rally to protest a new policy banning vehicles with Confederate ...

BOOTH,, Michael G. | Obituaries |  Roanoke Times

BOOTH, Michael G. January 6, 2019 Michael G. Booth passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Born in Christiansburg, Va., Michael was 56 years ...

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