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A Sweet Tooth For Horsepower: An Evening At Motor Mile Dragway

By:  John Wilburn (John Wilburn is a board member of NRVHG, avid car enthusiast, and YouTube automotive content creator: http://youtube.com/user/johnwilburn) As a guy who isn’t particularly crazy about everything new our ever-changing world has to offer, I...

One, two, three, four — I declare a Sign War!

By Stacy H Martin,  Adventure Hobbies & Toys Late winter, earlier this year in 2021, a few business owners made Christiansburg famous! You know we have been robbed of fame and glory before, here’s two good examples. Our town’s very own Wade Morrison, the...

The Floyd Beacon Floyd County’s Only Locally Owned Newspaper

By Kellean Gale Building a sense of shared community. The Floyd Beacon is a distinctive paper focusing on people, society, civics, and lower-cost advertising. We began as a small print publication to inform our community about civic meetings, community events and...
2020 Discount Directory: Find a Kiosk!

2020 Discount Directory: Find a Kiosk!

Fresh off the press! Thousands of copies of our first 40-page directory are now available in a red birdhouse at a local business near you. Scroll down for the list. Aly's Pizza, Riner Many thanks are due to PULP for their incredible customer service. They've...

Go Local Directory on Google Maps

Go Local Directory on Google Maps

While we work on monetizing our website so we can upgrade our location search feature, I went ahead and added all of our businesses that are on Google Maps to a public list. You can "follow" this list on your Google Maps app so that you know when there's an NRV...

Go Local Giveaway!

Go Local Giveaway!

✨ GIVEAWAY! 🎉 In celebration of our launch, we're giving away 1 Go Local Card and a stuffed squirrel to one lucky winner. Go Local Cards unlock discounts at hundreds of locally-owned businesses in the New River Valley until December 2020! TO ENTER TO WIN: 1. Like our...