Category Archives: Local News

UPDATE: Penn State HC weighs in on Tech hiring Brent Pry

Statement from Penn State Head Football Coach James Franklin :“I’m truly excited for Brent and his family. I know Blacksburg has held a special place in Brent’s heart since his time as a graduate assistant at Virginia Tech. Coach Pry and I have a relationship dating back to my college playing days, and I know…Continue Reading

Teen mass shooter kills 3 in Michigan

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three students and wounding six other people, including a teacher, authorities said. Oakland County Undersheriff Mike McCabe said at a news conference that he didn’t know what the assailant’s motives were for the attack at Oxford High…Continue Reading

Boys & Girls Clubs aims high on Giving Tuesday

On this “Giving Tuesday” dozens of non-profits in the area are asking for donations large or small. That includes Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia, which recently expanded to 12 sites from 7 and welcomes around 400 children every day for afterschool programs. Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia looks to raise $50,000…Continue Reading

Brent Pry is new VT football head coach; Price will stay on staff

(from Hokiesports.com) BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech President Tim Sands and Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced on Tuesday that Brent Pry has accepted the Virginia Tech Football head coaching position. The Altoona, Pennsylvania, native joins the Hokies after serving the past eight seasons as defensive coordinator/linebackers coach at Penn State. Pry returns to Blacksburg after working as a defensive graduate…Continue Reading

Its official; Brent Pry is new VT football head coach; Price will stay on staff

(from Hokiesports.com) BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech President Tim Sands and Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced on Tuesday that Brent Pry has accepted the Virginia Tech Football head coaching position. The Altoona, Pennsylvania, native joins the Hokies after serving the past eight seasons as defensive coordinator/linebackers coach at Penn State. Pry returns to Blacksburg after working as a defensive graduate…Continue Reading

Current Penn State DC rumored to be leading candidate for VT job

Current Penn State Defensive Coordinator Brent Pry is rumored to be the frontrunner to become the next head football coach at Virginia Tech. Yahoo Sports is reporting while no deal has been reached yet, the hire is expected to be announced soon. Pry was a graduate assistant at Virginia Tech in the mid-1990s. The post…Continue Reading

RC Poll: Consumer sentiment continues to slide

The Virginia Index of Consumer Sentiment (VAICS) continued to slide, falling 2.6 points over the final quarter of 2021. The index value is 72.4 this quarter, the second-lowest value on record. Concerns about the current economy are driving the loss, primarily the rising cost of food and fuel. Virginians’ worries about the future economy were…Continue Reading

Giving Tuesday is valuable to local charities

Giving Tuesday is today and that means that you have a chance to help your favorite organization. WFIR’s Rob Ruthenberg has this report 11-30 Giv tue Wrap 1-WEB The post Giving Tuesday is valuable to local charities first appeared on News/Talk 960-AM & FM-107.3 WFIR.Continue Reading

Former Roanoke gang leader pleads guilty to multiple charges

ROANOKE, Va. – Sean Denzel Guerrant, a Roanoke man who led the Rollin’ 30s Crips in Roanoke, pleaded guilty today to one count of racketeering conspiracy that included responsibility for a murder as well as a separate count involving a conspiracy to murder a different victim. During his plea hearing, Guerrant admitted to leading the…Continue Reading

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