Sanitation Collection will begin at noon, what is not collected today will be collected tomorrow.

City Administration Offices, the Library and the Recreation Center will all open at 10:00 a.m. due to the snow.


Have you been to the Planetarium on campus? The show this evening is part of the 'Women in Science' celebration. Check it out!

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Radford University Planetarium added 2 new photos.

Some more information if you want to spread the word about our special event tomorrow "Women in Science" as part of Women's History Month at Radford University.

The Library will open at 10:00 a.m. and the Recreation Center will open at 9:00 tomorrow March 13, 2018.

The City Council meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled.

The following are weather related schedule changes for Monday, March 12, 2018:

>>> Recreation Center closed.

>>> Library closed.


>>> Administrative Offices closed.

>>> Radford Transit service discontinued.

>>>Monday's sanitation will be collected on Tuesday, with Tuesday's regular route.

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The following are weather related schedule changes for Monday, March 12, 2018:
>>> Recreation Center closed
>>> Library closed...
>>> Administrative Offices opening at 10:30am.
>>> Radford Transit is delayed. Check their website for details.

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Auditions are announced!

Deb Cooney to The Long Way Home Outdoor Historical Drama

Audition Announcement
Walk to Freedom: The Mary Draper Ingles Story
By Kathleen Harshberger and Wesley Young
In 1755, Mary Draper Ingles was captured during a N...ative American raid at Draper’s Meadow near
what is now Blacksburg, Virginia. After being taken to present-day Ohio, Mary made a daring
escape, and followed the river hundreds of miles to return home to her family in Virginia. Walk to
Freedom: The Mary Draper Ingles Story tells the story of Mary’s strength, and her determination
to reunite with her family in the New River Valley.
WHEN Friday, April 20th at 6:00 pm. Callbacks will be held the following afternoon,
Saturday April 21st at 1:00 pm, by invitation only.
WHERE Radford University, Porterfield Hall, 801 East Main St., Radford, Virginia 24142
• A headshot and resume, if you have one.
• Your conflicts and availability beginning May 20th, and for the
performance dates listed below.
• Please wear clothes that you can move in, and sturdy shoes – no flip-flops,
heels, hats, big jewelry.
• Readings will be from the script.
4-8 adult performers to play a variety of roles, and 2 young performers under the
age of 10 to play children. Almost all actors will double and perform in more than
one role. Experience with outdoor drama preferred. Rehearsals will begin in late
May for performances June 22nd-24th, July 13th-15th, and July 27th-29th. All
performers will be paid.
Rehearsals will begin in May.
Additional pickup rehearsals may be scheduled between performances.
Performers must be available for all performances dates.
Questions? E-mail, Phone: (540) 831-5141

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There is a break in a 4” water main in the 500 block of Fairfax Street. Service disruption will impact the area around the break during the repair.

Radford Park and Recreation

Due to a power outage, the Radford Recreation Center is CLOSED until further notice.

The Recreation Center has closed due to an electrical outage. The closing may impact afternoon and evening activities depending on the duration of the repair.

Radford is seeking an Economic Development Director, for more details follow the link:…

JOB DESCRIPTION Economic Development Director The Economic Development Director performs difficult professional and administrative work involving the marketing,...

Great video about regional partnerships!

Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design students kicked off a design-build partnership with the City of Radford and the Glencoe Mansion to create a tra...

Emergency Tele-Communicator

The Radford City Police Dept. is now accepting applications for the position of Emergency Tele-Communicator.

Applications will be accepted starting Monday January 29, 2018 until 2:00 P.M. Friday February 9, 2018.


Applications can be obtained through the City of Radford web site or you may pick up an application at:

Attn: Deputy Chief of Police Angie Frye
Radford City Police Department
20 Robertson Street
Radford, Virginia 24141.

All completed applications must be submitted to the above address, either by mail or in person before the deadline.

The minimum qualifications that all candidates for the position of Emergency Tele-Communicator must meet are:

Candidates must be a High school graduate or have equivalent GED certificate.

Candidates must have or able to obtain a valid Virginia driver’s license within thirty days of appointment.

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All aboard!

RADFORD — The thunderous sound of a locomotive barreling down the tracks crept closer.

Due to the inclement weather, the Radford Public Library will be closing at 5:00 p.m., The Recreation Center will be closing at 7:00 p.m. and will open at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday.

Reminder that you or your property owner is responsible for clearing the snow from the sidewalk surrounding your property.