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Former Pulaski Yankees GM now Radford economic development director
Blair Hoke, the former general manager of the Pulaski Yankees, began serving in her new job on May 14, according to City Manager David Ridpath.
Tractor-trailer runs off Interstate 81 near Atkins
A tractor-trailer hauling frozen chicken ran off the southbound side of Interstate 81 Saturday afternoon near exit 50 in Atkins.The truck clipped a tree and went down an embankment, coming to rest on its side lodged up against a wire fence stopping just short of striking the home of Clarence Hutton
Five arrested through drug sting | Mt. Airy News
The investigation lead narcotics detectives to 328 Bunker Road, near Mayberry Campgrounds in White Plains, where the sheriff’s Special Enforcement Team served the first search warrant.
Police need your help finding missing Virginia man
RICH CREEK, VA (WVNS) -- The Rich Creek Virginia Police Department is looking for help locating a missing man, Bill Chop Jr.
Wythe women face sex-related charges involving juvenile
Rachael Lindsey Groseclose, 27, of Wytheville and Sierra Dawn Williams, 25, of Rural Retreat were arrested on May 12 following a Wythe County Sheriff’s Office investigation.
Sought a chainsaw...: Woman charged in Easter Sunday decapitation to face grand jury
Roena Cheryl Mills, 41, of Rural Retreat, Va. was brought Friday morning before Magistrate Sandra Dorsey for a preliminary hearing. Mills was found the morning of Easter Sunday covered with blood at an Eden Valley Road home in Lerona.
SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS | Mt. Airy News
• Sandra Kay Burns, 48, of Maple Drive, Mount Airy, was served an order for arrest May 13 for failure to appear in court Feb. 26 on a charge of possession of marijuana and March 20 on charges of second-degree trespassing and larceny in Forsyth County. She also faces a charge of felony probation viol
Search underway for 51-year-old Giles Co. man
RICH CREEK, Va.- The Aware Foundation says 51-year-old Bill Chop Jr. of Rich Creek wast last seen on May 15. He was reported missing on May 19.Police say Chop drives a dark gray GMC Sierra with Louisiana license plates.Call police if you have any information on his whereabouts.We will continue to br
‘Armed and dangerous’ men sought in Bluefield shooting
Taurean Miller, 24, Dushawn Dowell, 23, and Deoantre Dowell, 23, all of Bluefield, are wanted in connection with shootings that occurred on Preston and North streets Tuesday afternoon around 4:30 p.m.
Pulaski man charged with assaulting police officers, jumping into vehicles
Around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to a report that a man was trying to get into vehicles near the train station. Police say the man succeeded in getting into the back of a pickup truck but soon jumped out. He then entered another vehicle, according to police.
Mudslide closes portion of U.S. 460 in Giles County
A mudslide has closed the right lane of westbound U.S. Route 460 in Giles County, according to a news release from the Virginia Department of Transportation.Giles County Sheriff Morgan Millirons said there haven't been any injuries reported. Traffic can still travel west on U.S. 460 where the slide
Radford announces results of school cafeteria investigation
The long-time Director of Food Services, Lenora Williams, passed away in late 2017. After an internal audit it became evident that taxpayer money had been used to make hundreds of unauthorized purchases from an account controlled and supervised by Williams.
LewisGale Hospital Pulaski organizes event to honor volunteers
In honor of the recent National Volunteer Week, LewisGale Hospital Pulaski held a volunteer appreciation luncheon to recognize its 40 active volunteers and chaplains. Over the last year, the group has donated more than 8,000 hours of service to the hospital.
Woman claims man attacked her in the street
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - Beckley Police are investigating a case where a man attacked a woman in the street on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. It happened on Alexander Ave. at around 9:30 p.m.
LewisGale sued for race discrimination by security employees
In a suit brought Wednesday against the Salem hospital, the five also seek wages and overtime pay allegedly withheld. This part of the case should be opened to past and present employees with similar claims as an “opt-in collective action,” according to the filing in Roanoke federal court.
Pulaski employees get a raise
After some discussion, three of the four council members present at Tuesday’s meeting, voted to raise the salaries of all town employees, resulting in an increase of more than $85,000 in employee compensation costs annually for the town of Pulaski. This salary increase was dubbed phase two and follo
Charges upgraded to first-degree murder in decapitation case
Roena Cheryl Mills, 41, of Rural Retreat, Va. was brought before Magistrate Sandra Dorsey for a preliminary hearing. Mills was found the morning of Easter Sunday covered with blood at an Eden Valley Road home in Lerona.
Sheriff’s Department gearing up
Last February, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department applied for a Byrne Justice Assistance Grant, totaling more than $31,000. The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program is a federal grant named for a New York City police officer who died in the line of duty. Funds from this progra
2 arrested in fatal Mother's Day shooting
Brandon Tarall Thomas, age 30: Murder in the 1st Degree, Conspiracy to Commit 1st Degree Murder, Attempt 1st Degree Murder, Shoot a firearm into an occupied dwelling, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Posses Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Discharging a Firearm in a Street Resulting in B
Police looking for Virginia man wanted for multiple sexual assault, incest charges
Gray said Bowles is wanted for a long list of criminal charges including 5 counts of sexual assault 3rd degree, five counts of incest, five counts of sexual assault 1st degree, five counts of sexual abuse by a guardian and 5 counts of sexual abuse 1st degree.