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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 ...

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, ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

MCPS to hold public hearing for overcrowding issues in Christiansburg schools, weigh options

Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a public hearing Tuesday night to discuss options to resolve the overcrowding issues in Christiansburg schools.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

Upgrades to Christiansburg High School football field begins  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Right now big changes are happening on the field at Christiansburg High School. Heavy machinery is ripping away the 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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

Montgomery County Schools at capacity tipping point, board urges changes  WSLS 10

Some Montgomery County students may soon be hitting the books in different classrooms. The school board is heavily considering redistricting some ...

High schools: Blacksburg's Terry, Pulaski County's Boone double winners at Christiansburg track meet  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Blacksburg's Tiquest Terry and Pulaski County's Grace Boone each won two events Saturday to highlight the inaugural Blue Demon ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Montgomery County boards debate school needs and teacher pay raises  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — A request to grant Montgomery County Public Schools employees an average pay raise of 3.5 percent will hinge on a decision over the ...

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 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.

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 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 ...

Montgomery County supervisors receive proposed budget | Montgomery County  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 ...

E.C. Glass set to battle Blacksburg for the Region 4D Championship  WSET

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WSET) - Two seed 11-and-1 E. C. Glass battles unbeaten and top seed 12-and-0 Blacksburg Friday at 7 in the Region 4D ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Changes coming to Christiansburg schools  WDBJ7

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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?

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 ...

Fate of Cambria Trail depends on funding | Christiansburg News  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Officials are facing some hurdles in their attempt to pave a recreational path through another significant section of town.

Longtime Christiansburg teacher charged with selling drugs  Roanoke Times

A veteran Christiansburg educator has been charged with selling drugs.

Christiansburg community remembers 16 year old girl

The Christiansburg community came together at a candlelight vigil to remember Ashlyn Poole Thursday night.

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 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 Eagle Scout brings new life to Huckleberry Trail  WDBJ7

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

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 ...

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.

Blacksburg High students excel on international test | Montgomery County  Roanoke Times

A select group of Blacksburg High School students were provided an opportunity in January to take an exam that aims to measure the level of school systems ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

H.S. notebook: Timesland Saturday football playoff games to be played on artificial turf  Roanoke Times

All four semifinals involving Timesland schools will be played on artificial turf after two were moved to new locations Wednesday.

H.S. football Blacksburg rolls past Richlands 49-17  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Blacksburg might spend its extra day between games tearing out its grass field.

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 High School taps Wilkens as new football coach  Southwest Virginia Today

Christiansburg lost a veteran head football coach when Tim Cromer resigned after the 2016 season.

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 ...

Cheer Camp for ages 5 and up  NRVN News

Do you know someone that is five years of age or older and loves cheerleading? Does your cheerleader want to learn some cheers and work on some skills?

'Brughing' up a different coffee shop  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The two-week-old Brugh Coffee Roastery and Brew Lab on Roanoke Street wants to be more than the traditional cafe.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, ...

Rotary presents Youth Awards  Roanoke Times

The Rotary Club of Christiansburg-Blacksburg presented its 2017-2018 Youth Awards to Montgomery County high school students at the club's May 7 meeting.

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 ...

Eastside buzzer-beater knocks out Auburn boys  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Ethan Powers had been in this situation before.

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 ...

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 ...

Gov. Northam gives $600,000 in grants to upgrade schools' career and technical education program  WSLS 10

Schools in Lynchburg, as well as Franklin and Montgomery counties, will receive $37500 each in grant funding to upgrade equipment for career and technical ...

Horne, Patricia Knowles  Roanoke Times

March 30 2018 Patricia Knowles (Pat) Horne, 67, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 30 2018, her 49th wedding anniversary, at a Carilion Roanoke ...

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, ...

Montgomery County schools may no longer name valedictorian  WSLS 10

There is some pushback in Montgomery County over the plan to stop ranking students based on GPA. It came Tuesday night at the school board work session ...

Blacksburg braces for Woodgrove in state semifinal  WSLS 10

VHSL Class 4 is not for the faint of heart. Blacksburg, a state champion in Class 3 back in 2016 has successfully made the jump, advancing to the third round a ...

Second crash involving school bus in two weeks occurs at Christiansburg intersection  Roanoke Times

A sedan crashed into the back of a bus transporting eight high school students and four adults, including the driver, while it was stopped at the railroad crossing ...

Region 3D wrestling: Christiansburg wins nine classes, claims another title  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — In what quite possibly could be a preview of next weekend's Class 3 state wrestling tournament, Christiansburg held off Cave Spring to ...

Dobbins, Lucille White  Roanoke Times

May 8, 1929 May 25, 2018 Lucille White Dobbins, 89, of Christiansburg, Va., passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018 after a long illness. Lucille was born in ...

Montgomery County sells former Blacksburg High School property  WDBJ7

Montgomery County has completed the sale of property that once was the site of a prominent high school. The property had been up for sale since late 2016.

Old makes for new with Christiansburg High baseball  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — New coach, new practice facility, old players — it makes for an interesting formula.

Four-time state wrestling champ from Christiansburg dies of apparent overdose

ROANOKE — Cody Gardner, one of the greatest high school wrestlers from the Roanoke area, was remembered Tuesday as someone who was as soft-spoken ...

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