High School Volleyball — Glenvar 3, Alleghany 0. The unbeaten Highlanders rolled past the Mountaineers in Salem, 25-7, 25-11, 25-6. Savannah Cash had two kills and two digs for Alleghany, Alyssa Taylor added three assists and Caley Brown, Kalin Rice, Kaidence Nicely, and Ariana Bolden all had two digs. Alleghany’s JV’s (2-1 Three Rivers District, 9-6 overall) lost in straight […]


High School Volleyball — Covington 3, Highland 0. The Cougars went to Monterey and picked up a 25-8, 25-11, 25-18 Pioneer District victory over the Rams in a make-up match from last week. Kaiya Lian had seven kills and nine digs to lead the winners, while Aubrey Brown added seven kills and six aces. Lexi Dressler dished out 11 assists […]


High School Football — Page County 44, Bath County 25. Page County scored 24 fourth-quarter points in Shenandoah Friday night, pulling away for a non-district victory over the Chargers. Bath County led 13-6 at the end of one quarter and trailed just 14-13 at the halftime break. Charger quarterback Wyatt Campbell had 164 total yards (66 rushing and 98 passing) […]


High School Football — Radford 58, Alleghany 21. Alleghany led 13-0 and had the ball at the Radford 1-yard line early in the second quarter in Thursday’s Three Rivers District opener at Mountaineer Field. But an interception ended the drive and the Bobcats went on to score 28 in the period, pulling away for the victory. Junior quarterback Landen Clark […]


High School Golf — Galax wins Region C golf title. Galax defeated George Wythe in a playoff for the Class 1, Region C golf title at Wytheville Country Club. Both teams shot 309 in the 18-hole match. Covington carded a 448 team score, led by a 101 from Landon Arritt. Dylan Stull shot a 104, Brayden Herald had a 113, […]

2022-09-29 E-Edition

Record-breaking champ!

Alleghany High School’s Kiera Lowman celebrating as she crosses the finish line to win the girls’ varsity race at the Alleghany Invitational Saturday at the Jackson River Sport Complex. See story, page 18. (Recorder photo by Gavin Dressler)

Bath Co. planners recommend permit for Verizon tower

WARM SPRINGS – A new cell phone tower may soon be coming to Millboro. At Monday’s Bath County Planning Commission meeting, planners unanimously recommended approving a conditional use permit for a Verizon Wireless cellphone tower without any pushback from the community. Rather, several citizens spoke out or wrote letters asking for the new cell phone tower to be approved. “We […]

Bath unveils a new draft of proposed noise ordinance

WARM SPRINGS – At the Bath County Planning Commission meeting Tuesday, a new draft of a proposed noise ordinance was made public for the first time. The draft ordinance is just three pages, something that was met with praise from Sheriff Robert Plecker. The ordinance originally was meant to be enforced between the hours of 11 p.m. and 8 a.m., […]

Council rezones property from business to residential

CLIFTON FORGE — Clifton Forge Town Council approved rezoning a portion of Commercial Street. Tuesday evening, town council voted 5-0 to rezone the eastern side of the 500 block of the street from Business General (BG) to Residential (R3). Included in the area are several houses, the former Clifton Forge Rescue Squad building, and a parcel of property, which contains […]