Tag: New River
While the popularity of fishing for smallmouth bass is on the rise in Virginia’s New River, the decades-old practice of fishing for catfish using trotlines is fading.
In a unique partnership between the Giles County Technology Center, Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley, and a Virginia Tech sustainable biomaterials class, college students developed teaching materials on green building for high schools students.
Governor Terry McAuliffe on Monday presented 10 farmers with 2014 Virginia Grand Basin Clean Water Farm Awards for implementing practices to protect water quality.
This week’s Inside Fishburne PG Basketball looks back at the Caissons’ 93-71 win over New River last weekend and then jumps ahead to a big weekend at FMS with the Postgrad Tipoff Challenge.
The fourth-ranked Fishburne postgrad basketball team wore down a scrappy New River CC team for a 93-71 pounding Saturday afternoon in Waynesboro.
The Virginia Tech JV team hung around for a while with success at the free-throw line, but the Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball team pulled away in the second half to post a 114-88 win on Sunday in Waynesboro, Va.
Second-ranked Fishburne came out of the gate a little slow, but the Caissons went on a scoring burst spanning the halftime break en route to posting an easy 86-60 win over New River Community College.
The Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball team hadn’t played in a week. “Guys were getting tired of beating up on each other in practice,” said assistant coach Aaron Drakeford after the Caissons’ 94-62 win over Virginia Western on Sunday in Waynesboro, Va.
Gov. Bob McDonnell today announced the membership for the newly-created Task Force on Improving Mental Health Services and Crisis Response. The membership includes leaders in the mental health field, law enforcement communities, the judicial system, private hospitals, and individuals receiving mental health services and their families.
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today that Alexander Industries, a privately held American manufacturer of firearms, will invest $2.88 million to relocate and expand its operations in Dublin Industrial Park in Pulaski County. Virginia successfully competed against South Dakota and Texas for the project, which will create 64 new jobs.
Tre’ Harris had 20 points to help Fishburne overcome a sluggish defensive effort en route to posting a 111-85 win over New River Community College Thursday in the opener of the 2013 Holiday Inn Express-Waynesboro Tip-Off Challenge.
The Fishburne Military School 2013 Holiday Inn Express-Waynesboro Tip-Off Challenge will bring some of the top prep basketball talent in the country to Waynesboro Nov. 7-9. Top recruits playing in the tournament include FMS stars Tre’ Harris (Kansas State), Jabari Craig (Southern Cal) and Jordan Tyson (St. Bonaventure).