Local Media Outlets

Local News


Roanoke Times

The Roanoke Times covers the Greater Roanoke and New River Valleys.  Its website (www.roanoke.com) has a section dedicated to news happening in Montgomery County, Blacksburg and Christiansburg http://www.roanoke.com/news/nrv/.

The News Messenger

Venerable and hyper-local, for 130 years, The News Messenger has covered Montgomery County's community news, also publishing The Radford News Journal.  The News Messenger prints Wednesday and Saturday papers and can be found online at https://montcova.com/ and https://radfordnewsjournal.com/.

Collegiate Times

The Collegiate Times is an independent student-run newspaper serving the Virginia Tech community since 1903.  www.collegiatetimes.com

Business Journals

Handshake 2.0

Handshake 2.0 is a business news and business development site which features local companies with products, services and business models of local, national and global interest.  www.handshake20.com/

Valley BusinessFront

Valley BusinessFront covers local business news from the Greater Roanoke and New River Valleys.  www.vbfront.com/



NextThreeDays.com is a web resource that allows its users to find lunch and dinner specials, music events, drink specials, sporting events and any other special event that is happening in Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Radford within the next few days.  www.nextthreedays.com/ 

NRV Magazine

The NRV Magazine is the premier lifestyle magazine covering the New River Valley. www.nrvmagazine.com

Local Government


Contact Us

The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (MCDED) offers a number of free and confidential services and resources to help companies large and small. We welcome the opportunity to provide direct assistance to companies interested in starting, expanding or relocating a business in Montgomery County, Blacksburg and Christiansburg. Contact us today!