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Morning fire destroys home

A woodstove is believed to have caused an early-morning fire that destroyed a mobile home in the Dublin area early Wednesday. According to Jeff Saunders with Dublin Fire Department, firefighters…

‘We want to remember it’

Students, faculty, staff, and members of the community gathered at Snowville Elementary Friday to honor the victims of the April 16, 2007 tragedy at Virginia Tech. “We have been doing…

Pharmacy employees fight robber

LAUREL-FORK – Carroll County authorities are seeking a man who robbed a pharmacy Friday afternoon and then fled in a white Ford Ranger pickup truck. Carroll County Sheriff H. Warren…

Robber will serve 14-year sentence

A Pulaski man charged in connection with double robberies in Fairlawn last year will have to serve just under half of a 36-year prison sentence. Ernest Logan Draper, who was…

Events planned for VT’s 2010 Day of Remembrance

BLACKSBURG – What makes some people more resilient to tragedy than others? How did this region’s social-services organizations work together after April 16, 2007? How did that response compare to…

Police seek shooting suspects

Radford City Police Department is seeking two men in connection with a shooting that occurred Tuesday night. According to Radford police Sgt. Chris Caldwell, officers responded to reports of gunshots…

Baseball coming back to Calfee

Baseball will return to Calfee Park Monday, April 19 when two Division 3 United Methodist colleges square off in a fundraiser for Camp Dickenson. The game between Emory & Henry…

Carilion nurses educate students on drugs, alcohol

The Carilion New River Valley Medical Emergency Room Department spent Monday morning educating Pulaski County High School juniors and seniors on the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Three nurses from…

Trail flood damage will not be covered

Damage to the New River Trail Extension in Pulaski will not be covered by insurance, according to town officials. Town Manager John Hawley said the town learned this week that…

Rat carcass charges dismissed

Charges have been dismissed against a Roanoke man accused of leaving hundreds of dead rat carcasses on property he owns off Lead Mines Road in southeastern Pulaski County. After taking…