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Mercury continues to rise

A few months ago, our region was battling one of the harshest winters in recent memory. The hillsides were buried under snow for months and households struggled to maintain warm…

Pulaski history goes on sale Thursday

If you’re looking to get your hands on a piece of history from the November 2008 Pulaski train station fire, Thursday is your chance. Nearly 850 items being removed from…

Two area parks ranked among nation’s best

Claytor Lake State Park was ranked by Active.com as the top park in the United States for picnic areas, according to a recent ranking of state parks released by the…

Free Clinic of the NRV receives $82,500 gift

The Free Clinic of the New River Valley has received a donation of $82,500 from Montgomery Regional Hospital – HCA Virginia Health System. The donation will be used to help…

YMCA’s sustaining fund drive progressing

The Hensel Eckman YMCA Sustaining Membership Drive continues to make progress in achieving its goal of obtaining community support in meeting its financial needs. "In the past few weeks, 35…

Heat taking toll on grass crops

Unless we get some significant rainfall in the next few weeks, Pulaski County crops could start to suffer, according to Virginia Cooperative Extension. Extension Agents Matthew Miller of Smyth County…

VHSL denies PCHS football appeal

The Virginia High School League, Thursday, denied an appeal by Pulaski County School System officials for offseason violations filed against the football program. The vote was unanimous. The violations, which…

Suspect linked to Harrington death

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Forensic evidence has linked the disappearance and death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington to an unsolved 2005 abduction and sexual assault in Fairfax, according to Virginia State…

VT unveils car for the blind

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, today, unveiled the first street vehicle equipped with technology allowing a blind person…

Elliston meth lab raided

ELLISTON – A 21-year-old man was arrested early Thursday after police raided an alleged methamphetamine lab at 4161 Bradshaw Road in the Elliston section of Montgomery County. According to Lt.…