The principal at Central Elementary has posted a teddy bear in her office window at school, and called for others in the community to do the same at home for the students to find while out with their families around the area.
The group meets with children of various ages and backgrounds in the the Charlottesville area each week to introduce them to running and other sports. This year, Run Your City participants will meet on Zoom for training and races from February 7 - March 14.
They’re keeping an eye on restrictions, but, “We’re almost fully booked for this summer,” Lime Kiln Executive Director Spencer McElroy said. “And we’re getting a lot of inquiries about when we’re going to start up from our fans.”
Each year on January 1st, the Roanoke Branch of the NAACP honors Jubilee Day with a service and celebration.Friday afternoon, members continued that tradition with a virtual program that included prayers, musical performances and remarks from minister and school administrator Archie Freeman.
The Town of Christiansburg and beyond is mourning the loss of Kelly Walters, a dedicated servant to the community. Walters was a captain for 10 years with the Christiansburg Rescue Squad but served in the New River Valley for more than 50.
JP's Toy Drive got enough money to go on a spending spree at the Walmart in Lexington, and then with the help of the Glasgow Fire Department and a special assistant in the form of Santa, they made deliveries in Rockbridge County over the weekend.
Nearly 600 acres of permanently protected land will be added to the area in an effort to preserve the views from McAfee Knob, improve access to the Appalachian Trail and provide greater conservation of the surrounding area.