Few answers in Christiansburg boss’ death

Few answers in Christiansburg boss’ death

Christiansburg town manager Steve Biggs died at 3:41 a.m. Wednesday after shooting himself in the head Tuesday following a four-hour standoff with town police. Biggs, 53, killed himself after a month-long emergency protective order expired.  The order came from...
What the hell happened?

What the hell happened?

Blue Ridge Muse operates a web hosting company that provides space for several bloggers, photographer and artists around the area. Equipment upgrades required us to move several of the sites Friday night. Most of the moves went smoothly.  Two, however, did not not...

Underage sex can be legal in Virginia & elsewhere

An area man wanted the 17 year-old boyfriend  of his 15 year-old granddaughter charged with statutory rape after his daughter and the girl’s mother discovered suggestive photos of her on her cell phone and the girl admitted her boyfriend took the photos on the...
Are smartphones reducing sex by teens?

Are smartphones reducing sex by teens?

Smartphones are everywhere — in malls, in restaurants, on the street, in driver’s seats (unfortunately) and in the hands of just about every teenager one sees.  Parents worry about the use of phones, particularly for texting, limits personal interaction...
Storm that wasn’t

Storm that wasn’t

Snow, of sorts, arrived in the area Tuesday with 2-4 inches falling, closing schools and businesses early and leaving roads covered and slick. Schools are closed in Floyd and surrounding counties for Wednesday. The storm that left the area covered in white was...