Southwest Virginia

Kurt Holtz

The small town of Newport, Virginia is bracing itself for what's about to happen there; the recently approved, Mountain Valley Pipeline will cross through the heart of the village, carrying natural gas from the Marcellus shale in Pennsylvania through Virginia.

White Rose Foundation, Munich, Germany

The young students who formed the anti-Nazi movement called ‘The White Rose’ were, at first, like many other young people of their day-- energetic and enthusiastic in an era when a new kind of leadership had just taken hold it their country.

You know that expression, “When you see something, SAY something?” Well it’s not always about something negative.  A Floyd resident saw something good and wanted to say something about it.  

Meaghan Dee

A new production opening next month in the Cube Theater in Blacksburg will give audiences the feeling they’re walking through a garden. And not just any garden: Shakespeare’s 17th century garden scenes, as he depicted them in his plays and sonnets. 

The Paris Climate Agreement, aimed at keeping global temperatures from rising more than 2% by 2020, has been signed by 195 nations. But when President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the agreement last year, it left some people feeling powerless.  So they decided to take matters into their own hands.