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SWVa Today - Daily
Monday, April 22nd, 2019


Chilhowie Town Council honors state champ

A new sign outside the Chilhowie Town Hall has been established for honoring championship teams, and the first two placed on the sign are the 1970 Chilhowie High School varsity football team winning the Football Group A State Championship and the 2014 CHS girls basketball team winning the Virginia High School League championship.

One-time slave finds Grace to sing all the hymn's verses

Suse, a little girl, made her slave owner mad.

Smyth County News & Messenger staffers earn recognition

The News & Messenger’s coverage of some of this community’s most pressing issues earned recognition earlier this month in Norfolk when the Virginia Press Association announced its annual news awards for work undertaken in 2018.

Front Porch Conversations: A path to follow as we remember Columbine, Virginia Tech

Nineteen years ago, I didn’t know what to say.

Suspect still at large in Marion armed robbery

Marion Police are searching for a man they say robbed the Valero convenience store near Interstate 81’s exit 45 Thursday night.