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Gatewood drops below spillway

Five months ago, steady rains had Gatewood Reservoir top its spillway for the first time since June 2008. Now, the water level is headed back down again. In an update…

Deeds attacks McDonnell on abortion issues

ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds launched a sharp attack Monday against his Republican opponent’s Bob McDonnell’s anti-abortion record, accusing him of "trying to chip away at…

Lago pleads guilty to larceny

Thanks to a plea agreement, a Fairlawn man who received 25 years in prison in connection with three larcenies will have to serve less than half of the sentence. Scott…

Deeds attacks McDonnell on abortion issues

ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds launched a sharp attack Monday against his Republican opponent’s Bob McDonnell’s anti-abortion record, accusing him of "trying to chip away at…

Three arrested for school vandalism

Three Radford men were arrested late Saturday in connection with vandalism at the city’s new Belle Heth Elementary School, slated to open this fall. According to Radford City Spokeswoman Rebecca…

Answers sought in dog abuse case

A $500 reward is being offered to anyone who can give the Pulaski County Humane Society and Pulaski County Animal Control information that leads to an arrest in regards to…

Meadows sentenced to 15 years

Attempts to convince a judge to suspend part of a 15-year prison sentence a jury recommended for a convicted rapist were unsuccessful Thursday. Asked whether he wished to make a…

Habitual drunk driver to serve time

A Dublin man with a history of eight intoxicated driving convictions will have to serve most of a five-year prison sentence for driving as a habitual offender a year ago.…

Meadows sentenced to 15 years

Attempts to convince a judge to suspend part of a 15-year prison sentence a jury recommended for a convicted rapist were unsuccessful Thursday. Asked whether he wished to make a…

Driving to jail

A Pulaski man whose drivers license is suspended found out Thursday it’s not a good idea to drive to jail to sign up for work release. Gene Erwin Dobbins was…