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In front of a residential house in Christiansburg, a 10-pound drone hovers above a crowd to deliver one of the first commercial drone deliveries. On Friday, Oct. 18, Wing Aviation drone delivery service held its grand opening in Christiansburg.

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Virginia Tech students and members of the local community took part in the Global Climate Strike Friday, Sept. 20, to raise concerns about the environment protection within the Virginia Tech community.

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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Virginia Tech for a town hall meeting as a part of his presidential campaign Friday, Aug. 30. The event, which took place in Hancock Hall’s auditorium, was a part of his larger national campaign through local towns, businesses and colle…

The Blacksburg Police Department arrested two men Thursday, July 18 after an attempted armed robbery in town. According to the police report, officers responded to the 3500 block of Holiday Lane to investigate the crime.

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Hundreds of students chanted “Title IX excuses crime” throughout Virginia Tech’s campus during the Walkout for Survivors Against Sexual Assault on April 30, where protestors asked for reform on sexual assault proceedings and new Title IX at Virginia Tech.

The Blacksburg Chinese School, a nonprofit organization that strives to promote cultural awareness and diversity in the town, is pitching an idea for a new cultural center space in Blacksburg. The school is hoping to build a new facility downtown that will be maintained by the community.

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Blacksburg will soon be home to a brand-new mountain biking park. The Blacksburg Rotary Mountain Bike Skills Park will be located on the current Gateway Trail on Brush Mountain, off Meadowbrook Drive.

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Brick and mortar store Mish Mish has announced it will close up shop permanently later this summer. An icon for many businesses and essential for many Virginia Tech students, Mish Mish has served the Blacksburg community for 49 years.

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Members of the Blacksburg and Virginia Tech communities are resisting a request by American Campus Communities to rezone 3.8 acres of the Houston-Harrell Street neighborhood for student housing.