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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…

Renewing permit at DMV will cost more

Renewing your driver’s license or identification card at the Department of Motor Vehicles office will cost you $5 more beginning next month. As the result of new legislation that takes…

Summer reading: not just for kids

When we hear of summer reading programs, we usually think of children. However, at Pulaski County’s two libraries, summer reading isn’t just for kids anymore. The local libraries in Pulaski…

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…

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…