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Local Stories from the New Castle Record.

Governor McAuliffe signs Legislation Preserving Historic Black Cemeteries 

Virginia will remedy long-standing injustice of disinvestment in Black graveyards Governor McAuliffe recently signed HB 1547 to provide for the maintenance of 6,975 historic African American graves,...

Farm Service Agency recognizes committee members for years of service

~ 2017 FSA election process begins ~ The Botetourt/Craig/Roanoke County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) recognized FSA committee members for their dedicated years of service...

Social Media for marketing at Craig County High School

Please join us at 4:00 p.m., May 23, for a program on Social Media Marketing. This is one of the fastest growing and cost...

Governor McAuliffe announces Troops to Teachers Grant 

~ Program assists veterans to become teachers ~ Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has received a grant of...

Governor McAuliffe announces tourism revenue reached $24 Billion in 2016

Statewide data shows 3.3 percent revenue increase compared to 2015, outpacing national growth rate of 2.7 percent Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that Virginia’s tourism...

Craig County Greenhouse update

Two months ago, the greenhouse behind Craig County Public Schools was unused. Today, it is full of growing garden vegetables. With the help of some...

National Tourism Week

The week of May 7 – 13 has been designated as National Tourism Week, with many localities having rallies and securing proclamations and resolutions...

Virginia strawberry growers expect a strong season

~ Local, fresh strawberries available statewide ~ Spring has ushered in a bumper crop of fresh, juicy strawberries across the Commonwealth and Virginia’s strawberry growers...

Bluegrass or Bach?

  Would your choice be chocolate or vanilla? The color red or blue? Apples or oranges? Bluegrass or Bach? Bluegrass or what? Bach. As in...

Old Brick Hotel second story porch has been replaced

Craig County Historical Society is pleased to announce the floor of the second story porch at the Old Brick Hotel has been replaced. Rain water...
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