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Council pay cut suggestion draws silence

A Pulaski Town Councilman’s suggestion that the council and mayor take a 25 percent pay cut for the upcoming fiscal year drew silence from his peers Tuesday. “If we’re asking…

The Big Event coming to Dora Hwy

Residents in the Dora Highway Revitalization Project area who need help with a cleanup or revitalization project may be able to get some help from Virginia Tech students. According to…

Rescuers bang pipe in W.Va. coal mine; no response

(AP) — Rescuers drilled into a coal mine where 25 people died in an explosion but got no answer Wednesday when they banged on a pipe, trying to communicate with…

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…

Fire danger rises

The Virginia Department of Forestry has raised the wildfire threat level for the western third of Virginia to very high (Class 4). Above average temperatures, low humidity and elevated winds…

Sheriff’s Office welcomes new deputy

Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office has a new deputy – one of the four-legged variety, that is. Deputy “Alma,” a three-year-old German shepherd and Malinois mix, has completed training and certification…

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…