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25 dead in W.Va. mine blast, worst since 1984

(AP) — A huge underground explosion blamed on methane gas killed 25 coal miners in the worst U.S. mining disaster in more than two decades. Crews bulldozed an access road…

Local churches celebrate Easter, raise money

Two area churches celebrated the Easter holiday with cross bearing ceremonies on Friday. Bread of Life Assembly of God and Brush Arbor Church both carried a cross through the streets…

Police chase leads to charges

WYTHEVILLE – An 18-year-old Wytheville man is in police custody after allegedly resisting arrest and being chased for over five miles. Matthew Harvey Scott of 124 Swallow Hollow Road in…

Conditions ripe for wildfires

Above average temperatures, low humidity and elevated winds are combining to increase the danger of wildland fires, according to Virginia Department of Forestry. “Conditions are ripe for wildfires,” said John…

New River Trail 5K coming back

The Pulaski County High School Cross Country & Track team will once again hold a New River Trail 5K Race Saturday, June 12. This will be the second year for…

Watch out for e-scam

Pulaski County’s Commissioner of the Revenue is warning residents to be cautious of an email scam that is attempting to obtain personal information. Trina Rupe said she has received several…

Jury recommends 19 years in pornography case

A Pulaski County jury recommended a 19-year prison sentence and $149,000 fine for a Dublin man convicted of 149 counts of possession of child pornography. Clinton C. Quesenberry, 45, of…

Insurance to cover chimneys, no word yet on sprinklers

It appears Pulaski’s insurance company will cover a rebuild of the chimneys at the Pulaski Train Station, but there has been no resolution over coverage of a sprinkler system. Pulaski…

Possession of child porn nets conviction

A Dublin man faces up to 745 years in prison after being convicted by a jury Wednesday of 149 counts of possession of child pornography. The jury was to reconvene…

Pulaski Chamber kicks off new program

A new and exciting way to view the community is coming to Pulaski County Visitors Center in just over a month. Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the addition…