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Tucson shooting has local link

The granddaughter of a coach that led the 1969 Pulaski Phillies to its Appalachian League pennant was among six people shot to death in Tucson, Ariz. Saturday morning. Dallas Green,…

Green served Pulaski well during tenure here

Although he may have had a losing record overall as a pitcher and manager, Dallas Green served Pulaski well during the single season he coached the local farm team. Green…

Embezzlement hearing set today

A 25-year employee of Pulaski County Department of Social Services is slated to be in General District Court today for a preliminary hearing on a charge of embezzlement. The hearing…

Alternative currency proposed

In the midst of an ailing economy and devalued dollar, a Northern Virginia legislator thinks it’s time the state looks into establishing an alternative currency – just in case. Robert…

Tower rises on Rt. 11

A new cellular tower being installed a short distance off Route 11 is expected to resolve service problems some cell phone users are experiencing between Dublin and Radford. The 195-foot…

Extension concerns voiced

Abingdon-With tensions rising over the loss of field agents and the general displeasure of the amended plan for the future of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, representatives from across Southwest Virginia…

AMBER Alert text messages available

In recognition of National AMBER Alert Awareness Day, Thursday, Jan. 13, U.S. Cellular is inviting its customers to sign up to receive free text message alerts on their mobile phones…

Davis joins in opposing state budget

Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis and other area sheriffs will join together Tuesday to publicly express concerns about cuts in Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposed 2011-12 Fiscal Year Budget. The sheriffs…

Wythe County Community Hospital welcomes first baby of 2011

WYTHEVILLE-Claiming a memorable birthday, 1-1-11, Justin Zane Wagler was welcomed as the first baby born in Wythe County this year. Born at 1:12 a.m. at Wythe County Community Hospital, Justin…

‘Y’ still seeking churches for special winter program

Area churches still have an opportunity to sign up for a special winter program that will provide their congregations access to indoor recreation at Hensel Eckman YMCA this winter. As…