The Blacksburg Planning Commission split the vote (3-3) on Terrace View's proposed expansion after their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 4. The issue will now move forward to the Town Council for decision on October 9.
As of Monday afternoon, John Boyer and his world regions at Virginia Tech class had reached just shy of 42,000 views on their YouTube video request for President Obama to visit the university.
A Radford University student’s car was vandalized, with homophobic slurs scratched into the paint. A manager at Quality Auto Paint & Body in Roanoke gave the car a free makeover — and both men were invited to appear on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Student Jordan Addison and manager Richard Henegar Jr. were both interviewed in an episode of the popular daytime television show that aired Monday, Sept. 10.
The Town of Blacksburg added new recycle bins to Main Street for the first time, according to a Downtown Blacksburg Facebook update.