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Unemployment jumps again

Unemployment rates tended to climb again in January as the retail sector let holiday workers go. In Pulaski County, the jobless rate increased from 7.6 in December to 8.1 in…

Water pipe leak holds down fire

Melted solder in a water pipe joint helped keep a Dublin Shop Eez fire at bay until firefighters arrived Sunday night. Robbie Cecil, fire marshal with Dublin Volunteer Fire Department,…

Meth lab found in vehicle, motel room

RADFORD – Two Floyd County residents were arrested Sunday for allegedly preparing to manufacture methamphetamine in a Radford motel. According to Radford City Police Department Lt. R. A. Wilburn, Claytor…

Suspects sought in card thefts

Authorities are seeking information on a male and female wanted in connection with the thefts of numerous credit cards along Interstate 81 from Roanoke to Wythe County. According the Wythe…

Hospital offers free courses to public

For the next seven months, LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski will host a special educational series aimed at helping those 50 and older live longer, healthier lives. These monthly sessions will cover a…

Unemployment jumps again

Unemployment rates tended to climb again in January as the retail sector let holiday workers go. In Pulaski County, the jobless rate increased from 7.6 in December to 8.1 in…

Water pipe leak holds down fire

Melted solder in a water pipe joint helped keep a Dublin Shop Eez fire at bay until firefighters arrived Sunday night. Robbie Cecil, fire marshal with Dublin Volunteer Fire Department,…

Meth lab found in vehicle, motel room

RADFORD – Two Floyd County residents were arrested Sunday for allegedly preparing to manufacture methamphetamine in a Radford motel. According to Radford City Police Department Lt. R. A. Wilburn, Claytor…

Board questions NRV Fairground Alliance

In early 2011, the New River Valley Fairgrounds requested the Pulaski County School Board donate an empty mobile classroom from Newbern Elementary. Some board members feel donating school property to…

NR getting new health director

The New River Health District will soon have a new director. Dr. Molly O’Dell, who served as director of the Alleghany/Roanoke Health District from 1987 to 2006, will return to…