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Cyclists to invade Valley

An estimated 2,000 bicyclists are expected to invade the New River Valley this weekend, many setting up camp at Pulaski County High School, for the 24th Annual Bike Virginia Tour,…

Infection prevention goal of program

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, healthcare-associated infections (HAI) cost the nation’s healthcare system an estimated $6.65 billion in 2007, with one in every 20 patients contracting…

‘Contemporary’ bluegrass coming to Pulaski Theatre

Ashlee Blankenship and her band, Blades of Blue, will bring “contemporary” bluegrass to the Pulaski Theatre Friday at 7:30 p.m. A Floyd native, Blankenship started her musical career singing in…

Recipients of bonuses debated

An attempt to extend jobs bill funded bonuses to newly-retired teachers failed Monday in a 2-3 vote of Pulaski County School Board. The issue of who is supposed to receive…

Biker airlifted after wreck

A motorcycle operator was airlifted to a Roanoke hospital after wrecking on Wilderness Road Monday. According to Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jeff Saunders, the motorcycle, operated by Kenneth G.…

Head-on wreck injures five

Five people were injured when two vehicles collided head-on on Hatcher Road Friday evening, police said. According to Pulaski County Sheriff’s Capt. Jeff Saunders, Cpl. Robbie Smith is continuing to…

Radford roommate charged in shooting

RADFORD – A Radford man has been charged in connection with the early-morning shooting of his roommate at their apartment on Lawrence Street Saturday. Officers and emergency personnel from Radford…

Dozen apply for council seat

Just before the close of business Friday, a dozen people had applied for the vacancy on Pulaski Town Council. The deadline for submitting applications was 5 p.m. Friday. With 20…

Bridge work detour affects old Rt. 11

Motorists who use Old Route 11 to travel between Dublin and Fairlawn will need to use an alternate route for much of the summer. According to Virginia Department of Motor…

Dublin approves budget, raises

Dublin Town Council approved a $3.19 million budget for the coming fiscal year that includes a 2 percent salary increase for employees. Town Manager Bill Parker said the town has…