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Gases force out rescuers

(AP) — Dangerous gases forced rescue crews to abandon the search Thursday for four coal miners missing since an explosion killed 25 colleagues in the worst U.S. mining disaster in…

Radford shooting suspect arrested

RADFORD – A Collinsville man is charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot at two people walking on in Radford late Tuesday. According to Radford City Police, a male…

Board approves anticipated ’10-11 budget

After a long process that involved several budget workshops and meetings through the last few months, the Pulaski County School Board finally passed its much-anticipated budget for next school year.…

Unemployment figures improve in Pulaski County

Unemployment improved by half a point in Pulaski County during February, but a slight increase in statewide unemployment figures are being attributed to major snowstorms. Due to the heavy snows,…

Register to vote by Monday

If you plan to vote in the Pulaski and Dublin town elections May 4, you have until Monday to make sure you’re registered. Any town resident intending to vote must…

Homes, cars shot in Riner

RINER – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect and in the shooting of several houses and vehicles in the Riner area this past weekend. The incidents took…

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…

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…