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Monday, December 10, 2018

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,...

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...

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...

Disagree with the school chief? Here comes the law

Two Floyd County deputy sheriffs showed up at Rob Neukirch's home in town recently with a letter from School Superintendent Kevin Harris. The letter warned...

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...

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...

Moonshine flap at Christiansburg High School

Another controversy over a television "reality" show, this one hitting close to home. The girls' head basketball coach at Christiansburg High School resigned Wednesday and...

Is Virginia Tech’s new president worth $700,000 a year?

The new president of Virginia Tech will pull down about $700,o00 for his first year on the job, including a base salary of a...

Some fallout from the Wendell Berry event

Lots of aftermath, second guessing and some recriminations from author-activist Wendell Berry's visit to Floyd last week. Some are asking for refunds on the tickets...

Fake cop is not offering a blue light special

The fake cop that is pulling over drivers in Floyd County and other areas struck again this past weekend, posing as an unmarked police...