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  • Van and Kayla Munsey were married at the Virginia Tech War Memorial Chapel on July 20, 2019, hardly an unusual event. But there is a remarkable back story. “My parents got married there in 1985, and I have always loved looking through their wedding album. The chapel and view of the drill field are gorgeous, […]

  • The arts can change people’s hearts, change their minds, and change their lives.  – P. Buckley Moss, artist and philanthropist   Famous American composer and pianist Philip Glass was the opening performer in the Moss Arts Center on Nov. 1, 2013. Just over six years hence, the $100 million arts complex continues to showcase renowned […]

  • At Wonder Universe, the newly revamped children’s museum now open at New River Valley Mall, 5-year-old Merriweather Skabelund points to Blacksburg Fire Department’s Engine 3 and asks: “Can I go in that, Mom?” The shiny red kid magnet parked inside Wonder Universe is the front half of an honest-to-goodness fire truck, and yes, you can […]

  • A man in Illinois was tearing down a 150-year-old barn and selling the hand-hewn beams on eBay. Bob and Mary Menees of Pembroke bought the entire load. A winery owner was only too happy to pass along grapevines he was pruning, and Bob and Mary took a huge portion. An old bridge near Richmond had […]

  • It has become a recognizable whir, one we hear at football games, festivals or walking across a parking lot. The buzz is similar to that of a flying stink bug, if amplified 100 times. But it’s not a stink bug (or a bird or a plane). It’s a drone! And they’re everywhere. A drone, by […]