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Whiting named new Craig County High School Principal

Pam Dudding Contributing writer From tiny toddlers to teens, Melissa Whiting has worked with and taught all ages of Craig County youth. Now she will continue...

Troutville Appalachian Trail Days at Town Park

TROUTVILLE - The fourth annual Troutville Trail Days starts this Friday evening, June 5, with dinner for Appalachian Trail thru-hikers and resumes Saturday morning...

Craig’s Demolition Derby at its best

Pam Dudding-Burch Contributing writer "Saturday night's Demolition Derby was one of the best in a long time!" seemed to be the repetitive chatter after the night's...

First Annual Wheels 4 Kids Power Wheels Contest & Adult Car Show

Pam Dudding-Burch Contributing writer There is never a lack of creative ideas when Rick 'CB' Dudding plans a show, and this new one is no different....

Retiring VDOT official named new County Administrator

Meg Hibbert Contributing writer Dan Collins, the retiring administrator of the VDOT Salem Residency that includes Craig, Salem, Botetourt, Roanoke and other counties, has been hired...

Annual Craig County Fall Festival this Saturday

Diane Givens Contributing writer The 35th Annual Craig County Fall Festival this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. will feature new activities for children and...

Paris Parsons wins Clean Water Farm Award

  Tim Miller, Contributing writer Paris Parsons has been recognized by Mountain Castles Soil and Water Conservation District with the Craig County Clean Water Farm Award....

Wild Game Dinner ‘from a bear to a partridge in a pear tree’

Pam Dudding-Burch Contributing writer On Saturday, March 4, over 200 people squeezed into the Main Hall at Camp Tuk-A-Way for the 9th Annual Wild Game...

Craig County Sheriff Office Award

The Craig County Sheriff's Office recently received an award from the 2017 Virginia Highway Safety Summit. It read: “The award was presented to Craig...

Craig County native appointed to Virginia Secretary of Agriculture & Forestry

From shelling peas and snapping green beans with her Granny to playing in the creeks and woods of Craig County to serving as Secretary...