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Embezzlement charge reduced

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A felony embezzlement charge against a Pulaski County Social Services employee was reduced Tuesday to misdemeanor petit larceny and may eventually be dismissed. Wythe County Assistant…

Friends mourn loss of young man

As the New River Valley community morns the death of Matthew Allen Special, age 23 of Blacksburg, his friends remember him for the intellectual, curios individual he was. Special passed…

Tucson shooting has local link

The granddaughter of a coach that led the 1969 Pulaski Phillies to its Appalachian League pennant was among six people shot to death in Tucson, Ariz. Saturday morning. Dallas Green,…

Green served Pulaski well during tenure here

Although he may have had a losing record overall as a pitcher and manager, Dallas Green served Pulaski well during the single season he coached the local farm team. Green…

Embezzlement hearing set today

A 25-year employee of Pulaski County Department of Social Services is slated to be in General District Court today for a preliminary hearing on a charge of embezzlement. The hearing…

Group proposes electric regulations

The Virginia Electric Utility Regulatory Work Group released its final report and legislative recommendations prior to the 2011 General Assembly Session. Del. Ward Armstrong, 10th district, formed the Virginia Electric…

Cougars lose to Cave Spring

Roanoke – The Cougars traveled to Roanoke and came away on the short end of the scoreboard as they lost to Cave Spring, 65-59. It was the Cougars second straight…

Alternative currency proposed

In the midst of an ailing economy and devalued dollar, a Northern Virginia legislator thinks it’s time the state looks into establishing an alternative currency – just in case. Robert…

Tower rises on Rt. 11

A new cellular tower being installed a short distance off Route 11 is expected to resolve service problems some cell phone users are experiencing between Dublin and Radford. The 195-foot…

Extension concerns voiced

Abingdon-With tensions rising over the loss of field agents and the general displeasure of the amended plan for the future of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, representatives from across Southwest Virginia…