For the past two days, students in Pulaski County have been getting a lesson that's not taught in any textbook. They're learning about the dangers of social media and cell phones, and how to use them safely.
According to the Virginia State Police, around 1:15 p.m. a 1939 J3 single-engine plane was flying along Interstate 77 when it came in contact with some trees and crash landed into the mountain that makes up the median of I-77 at Fancy Gap.
A small-engine pilot was hurt Wednesday while making an emergency landing on Interstate 77 in Carroll County. According to law enforcement at the scene, the plane went down at mile marker 5.7 and crashed into trees in the median.
The Corps of Cadets New Cadet Parade was held Saturday, Aug. 23, on the Virginia Tech Drillfield. Hundreds gathered to watch the acceptance of over 330 new members into the Corps of Cadets. The Highty-Tighties performed and Skipper was fired.
Thousands came out to FloydFest to enjoy a variety of musical acts. This year's headlining artists include: Lauryn Hill, Ziggy Marley and Buddy Guy. FloydFest takes place July 23-27. This is the festival's 13th year.