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Oldest Living Virginia Tech alumnus returns for Homecoming week

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – Homecoming activities have been taking place all week at Virginia Tech leading up to Saturday’s game against East Carolina University.

Cecil Balderson, who is now 103 years old, was in the Corps of Cadets from 1932 to 1934. 124 more words


TimeBank program aims to create community engagement

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – The New River Valley TimeBank launched in Blacksburg on Thursday.

It allows people to exchange skills and services such as home repairs, animal care, yard work or cooking lessons. 146 more words


Airbnb hosts could face new restrictions in Blacksburg

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – The town of Blacksburg is considering an ordinance that would establish a new set of guidelines regarding the use of Airbnb, which currently has little to no supervision. 169 more words


Shop and Dine Day Fundraiser honors late Blacksburg employee

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – It’s Sustainability Week in Blacksburg and people have the chance to pay tribute to a late public servant while supporting local businesses. 103 more words


Blacksburg looks to create more biking paths for commuters

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – Hundreds of Blacksburg students and professionals could be changing the way they commute in the next few years.

The Blacksburg Town Council just passed a new climate action plan that was a decade in the making. 113 more words


Darth Vader returns to Blacksburg, cleans his adopted roadway

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – Drivers along Route 460 in Blacksburg on Thursday may have noticed a Sith Lord along the median.

Darth Vader adopted a mile-and-a-half stretch through the Adopt-a-Highway program in Blacksburg. 155 more words


Blacksburg prepares for 10th Sustainability Week

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) – The town of Blacksburg is getting ready to kick off its 10th annual Sustainability Week on Sunday.

The week will feature 25 events on Virginia Tech’s campus and across town, which includes a tour of the Smithfield Plantation’s community garden, a ribbon cutting for downtown’s 16 Frogs project and a farmer’s market kickoff. 33 more words