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Annual Christmas Parade succeeds through the rain

Pam Dudding Contributing writer It was 5:41 p.m. on Saturday night, December 1, and Main Street was practically empty. Just a few people were scattered down...

Free Workshop helps explain Medicare

The public is invited to a free Medicare Workshop on October 17 and October 24 at Raleigh Court Library in Roanoke. Donna Short Abbott...

Superintendent announces interview opportunities for fall teacher positions

Pam Dudding Contributing writer  When one says, “There’s no grass going to grow under her feet,” many think of Jeanette Warwick, Superintendent of Craig County Public...

The ‘old stuff’ has proven its worthiness

Pam Dudding-Burch Contributing writer When people walk into the downtown New Castle Emporium, the nostalgic atmosphere engulfs oneself with memories as well as quality goods. One...

Governor and First Lady Northam join Virginia Council on Women to announce Seventh Annual...

“Encouraging young women to explore their passions and pursue careers in fast-growing, high-demand industries like science, technology, engineering and math is crucial to bolstering...

Commons sports bright Barn Quilt Square

The Commons is one of the latest buildings in Craig to sport one of the popular Barn Quilt Squares done by local artist Martha...

Letter To The Editor | September 26, 2019

Dear Editor I’ve been honored to serve as Craig County’s interim Commonwealth Attorney since Thaddeus “Thad” Cox announced his retirement earlier this year. I’m the...

Who is this jolly one they call Santa or St. Nick?

Pam Dudding-Burch Contributing writer From tales of long ago, kids still immediately hop to their best behavior or give their most endeared ‘I’m sorry’ look, when...

Johnson’s photos are still the best

Pam Dudding-Burch Contributing writer The beauty of Spring saturates Craig County with colorful flowers and singing birds, and Gwen Johnson has the kind of talent that...

Smith Mountain Lake hosts Craig County Junior 4-H Camp

Craig County Junior 4-H Camp was held at the W. E. Skelton 4-H Educational & Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake during the week...