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  •   Text by Joanne M. Anderson | Photos by Always and Forever Photography   Dave and Amy Kinsley moved to a secluded, 7-acre parcel of land in Giles County with magnificent views a decade and a half ago. “We knew some day we would build our dream house about 15 feet behind the original house,” […]

  • Text by Emily Kathleen Alberts | Photos by Kristie Lea Photography   Just shy of a couple years ago, a Christiansburg couple who did not consider themselves artists started crafting one-of-a-kind glass artwork that defies the limits of traditional stained glass. “It’s strange to hear our pieces and ourselves called art and artists, but it’s […]

  • By Jennifer Poff Cooper   During the past 143 years, the YMCA at Virginia Tech has served the New River Valley with diverse programs to enhance the area’s quality of life. The YMCA itself has a rich history ~ founded in 1844 in London to provide low-cost housing and wholesome recreation for rural young men […]

  • Yield: 1 cake For cake: 2 1/2 cups peeled apple slices (about 2 apples) 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. lemon juice 2 Tbl. butter, softened 1 14.5 oz. package gingerbread mix 1 1/4 cups water 1 egg For sauce: 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 Tbl. cornstarch 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/8 […]

  • Text by Sheila D. Nelson Photos by Always and Forever Photography   Dixon and Julie Williams, having lived in Pulaski County since 1982, built their “empty nester home” near Pulaski Country Club in 2003 after their youngest daughter went to college. With their three daughters and their families (including seven grandchildren, newborn to 9) plus […]