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    In late July, Randy DeHart sent a copy of the Friends of Roberson Mill newsletter to The Roanoke Times New River Valley team. We received this communique, he wrote via email, thanks to our previous publication of a story about the mill and the efforts underway to save it: “Timmy’s Dream: Res…

      The Montgomery Museum of Art and History’s Heritage Day Festival is back, bigger and better than ever before! The event will take place in downtown Christiansburg on East Main Street from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20.

        The Montgomery County-Radford City-Floyd County Branch of the NAACP has organized the NRV Black History Collection of books and pamphlets, to make local African American history more accessible to the community by providing resources to local museums. The public, students and community group…

          The Calfee Community & Cultural Center has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture’s Commonwealth History Fund, according to a news release from the Pulaski organization.

          Radford’s Glencoe Mansion, Museum & Gallery has received $5,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation to help market the 2022 Mary Draper Ingles Festival, taking place this year from July 29-31. The organization is one of 259 local and regional tourism marketing programs across the state…

          For many, Peak Creek is a ubiquitous part of the Pulaski County landscape that may or may not draw attention. For artists L.S. King and Ken Smith, Peak Creek is a source of inspiration and beauty, and one that is the focus of their new exhibit “Peak Creek: Two Views” at the Fine Arts Center …

          The Pulaski County Courthouse Exhibits Committee and the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors proudly present a new historic exhibit, “Remembering the Sacrifices for Freedom.” The exhibit, located on the third floor of the Old Pulaski County Courthouse, will feature donated items from veteran…

          Anne Judkins Campbell and Debbie Sherman-Lee have been honored for their outstanding community service to a variety of organizations by the Alleghany Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The presentation was made by Karen Spicer Finch, Regent of Allegh…

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          On April 9, a group of engineering students from Virginia Tech participating with The Big Event, the school’s day of service to the community, gave of their time to help the Glencoe Mansion, Museum & Gallery. While at Glencoe the students helped with the monumental task of cleaning the e…

          “Mosaic” is a cliché often applied to the craft of storytelling, the correspondence between the two, roughly speaking, said to be elements of a tale fitting together to form a fluid narrative in similar manner to the tiles of a mosaic joining harmoniously to fashion a pleasing picture.

          The Montgomery Museum of Art & History, which opened its doors to the public in 1989, has closed its Pepper Street location to give way to a new chapter. April 7 was the last day the museum was open to the general public at the Christiansburg site that has housed the museum for 33 years.

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