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Smoking ban passes

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawmakers in tobacco-friendly Virginia passed a limited ban on smoking in bars and restaurants Thursday, and Gov. Timothy M. Kaine said he would sign it. The…

DNA link sends man to prison

DNA link sends man to prisonA man whose DNA linked him to a 2006 Pulaski County robbery case that had gone “cold,” will have to serve 16 years of a…

Pulaski Police probe homicide

The Pulaski Police Department is currently investigating a homicide. According to police, Shelby F. Cline, a 42-year-old white female, was found dead at her residence at 323 Summit Street in…

Detroit man injured in crash

A Detroit man was airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital early Friday morning after his vehicle clipped a utility pole in the Town of Dublin and came to rest against…

VDOT announces job, rest area cuts

More than 400 hourly Virginia Department of Transportation employees will lose their jobs in cuts that will also shut down numerous rest areas, residency offices and equipment shops statewide. VDOT’s…

Smoking ban passes

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawmakers in tobacco-friendly Virginia passed a limited ban on smoking in bars and restaurants Thursday, and Gov. Timothy M. Kaine said he would sign it. The…

DNA link sends man to prison

DNA link sends man to prisonA man whose DNA linked him to a 2006 Pulaski County robbery case that had gone “cold,” will have to serve 16 years of a…

Pulaski Police probe homicide

The Pulaski Police Department is currently investigating a homicide. According to police, Shelby F. Cline, a 42-year-old white female, was found dead at her residence at 323 Summit Street in…

N.C. firm frontrunner for train station work

A Winston-Salem, N.C. architectural firm with experience in refurbishing fire-damaged train stations is the frontrunner for the Pulaski Train Station rebuild. The town has decided to negotiate a contract with…

Slaying suspect to get mental exam

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Tech doctoral student accused of killing a fellow student in a campus cafe has been transferred to a state mental hospital and will receive…