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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…

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…

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.…

Mother guilty in son’s death

If the judge accepts a jury’s recommendation, a Pulaski woman will spend 20 years in prison for the September death of her three-year-old son. A Pulaski County Circuit Court jury…

Unemployment claims increase slightly in May

On the whole, unemployment figures rose slightly statewide and in Southwest Virginia in May, while the national jobless market showed a slight improvement. Pulaski County’s unemployment rate dropped by nearly…

Several new laws take effect today

Today marks the day that numerous new laws go into effect for Virginia citizens. Many of these laws are vehicle and road related and impact drivers, passengers, and owners of…