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Federal funding for water system coming

Ninth District Congressman Rick Boucher was to hold a press conference this morning to announce federal funding he says will “significantly improve” Pulaski County’s water infrastructure. The announcement was scheduled…

‘Granddad’ in custody

RICHMOND –A media blitz that included nationwide media releases and billboards paid off Wednesday when a citizen tip ended a nearly two-year search for a bank robber called the "Grandad…

22 years imposed in murder case

It could be up to the Virginia Court of Appeals to decide whether two convictions handed down against a Dublin man constitute double jeopardy. Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Colin…

Anniversary of student murders approaching

This month marks a year since two Virginia Tech students were found shot to death at a recreation area in Montgomery County. A task force formed to investigate the deaths…

Nearly $3 million in meds available

CHRISTIANSBURG – Free Clinic of the New River Valley has nearly $3 million in free prescription medication available for its low-income and uninsured patients in the New River Valley. The…

Kids to get free haircuts

A Dublin beauty and nail shop is celebrating a decade of business in the community by providing local children with free hair cuts. Country Style Barber and Beauty Shop, located…

Intersection changes requested

A Virginia Department of Transportation official is checking into the possibility of installing a sensor at a Hazel Hollow Road intersection that has limited visibility. “I like the idea of…

Guns get hosed in charity game

The Second Annual Guns-N-Hoses Charity Softball Game at Calfee Park turned out to be even more successful than last year’s, as the community helped raise more than $5,000 for Safe…

Mayor: Pulaski days successful

Apparently a deal struck between the Town of Pulaski and Hensel Eckman YMCA is proving beneficial for the Y and town citizens. According to Mayor Jeff Worrell, YMCA officials are…

Elliston woman killed in I-81 crash

A resident of Elliston, Pamela Renee Price, died as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash early Friday morning. The accident occurred shortly before 4 a.m. near mile…