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County to celebrate Pulaski County Proud Day

Saturday, March 30, Pulaski County will celebrate the 180th anniversary of its existence. Back in 1839, Pulaski County was formed from Wythe and Montgomery County with Newbern as the county seat, which was appropriate since it was the only established town in the county.


Virginia man found guilty in crash that killed woman

Leonardtown, MD - A Danville, VA man charged with several counts in connection with a September 2017 motor vehicle crash that claimed the life of a St. Mary’s County woman, was found guilty Friday, March 22 criminally negligent manslaughter with a motor vehicle, court records stated. A jury found th


$100 million housing development coming to Pulaski County

PULASKI COUNTY, Va. - A more than $100 million mixed-use development project is in the works for Pulaski County. It's the largest planning and development project in the county's history.


Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signs bill, life sentence for the murder of a law enforcement officer

May 26 will mark two years since a Virginia State Police Special Agent was shot in the line of duty. Agent Michael T. Walter died after being shot during an operation in Richmond, Virginia in 2017.


Racism haunts former RHS athlete, NBA great’s mother

The mother of an NBA star is talking about the racism she faced while growing up in Radford. Sonya Curry, who most people remember as Sonya Adams when she played volleyball and basketball as a Bobcat in the late 80s, recently said that while growing up in the New River Valley she learned that racism


Pulaski middle school students team up for project

PULASKI COUNTY, Va. - Pulaski County middle school students are getting ready to work together when Pulaski and Dublin Middle Schools merge into one school. This week, they are teaming up to do the first combined musical, Guys and Dolls Junior.


Virginia State Police special agent guilty on charges related to having sex with informants

ABINGDON, Va. – After deliberating for about five hours, a federal jury found a Virginia State Police special agent charged with soliciting sex from confidential drug informants guilty of bribery, obstruction of justice and making false statements to the FBI.


PES Employee of the Month

Pulaski Elementary has selected John Earls as Employee of the Month. Mr. Earls serves as the Head Custodian and came on board in this position January 2018. Mr. Earls has been working in Pulaski County schools for the past six years. Before coming to Pulaski he worked as a licensed Lock Smith in Hou


Woman ejected from car, dies in Virginia Beach crash

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A 28-year-old woman was killed when she lost control of her car in Virginia Beach Saturday morning. Virginia State Police was called to a car crash around 2:11 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 264 near the Witchduck Road ramp, Sgt. Michelle Anaya said in a news release


Police: Virginia Gymnastics coach had sexual relationship with teen

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) - A Virginia gymnastics coach has been arrested on charges that he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a teenage girl. Fairfax County police said 28-year-old Aryan Mazloum-Yazdi has been charged with five counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and one c


Burglars targeting Asian, Middle Eastern families in Virginia have taken more than $1 million, police say

FAIRFAX — The burglars struck the upscale home of a South Asian family in Great Falls one evening in early February, snatching gold jewelry and hauling off a large safe containing valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to a search warrant.


Community remembers retired Christiansburg fire chief who died after 50 years of service

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - The Christiansburg Volunteer Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of its own. Retired Chief Jimmy Epperly passed away Tuesday morning at the age of 75. His visitation was held on Friday.


We made it to the end of Richmond's snow season. Here's how our numbers stacked up.

Winter weather arrived with a bang in central Virginia, but our snow season ended up fizzling away. Now, we're looking forward to gardens and baseball games as spring takes hold, not fretting about plows and 2-hour delays.


Maryland women’s basketball rolls past Radford, 73-51, in first round of NCAA tournament

Maryland women’s basketball guard Sarah Myers swatted away the last-second attempt by Radford guard Alexis Jackson, the final of many defensive highlights for the home squad.


Hillsville man indicted for nine counts of child porn

A Hillsville man has been indicted with nine counts of possession of child pornography by a Carroll County Jury. Daniel Christian Jones, 33, of 51 Sycamore Lane in Hillsville, was one of 63 people indicted Monday by a Carroll County Grand Jury.


Missing class ring returned to rightful owner more than four decades later

SHAWSVILLE, Va - A missing high school class ring has been found more than four decades after it was lost in the New River Valley. Sandra Baldwin, of Riner, lost her Shawsville High School class ring 42 years ago. She thought it was gone for good, only to recently get a call that it had be found.


Jury trial set in Wythe double slaying

Aidan Dawson would have turned 19 on Tuesday. On Wednesday, another 19-year-old accused of killing him and his 24-year-old friend, Raymond Rodriguez, in 2017 learned that it will be another year before his case goes to trial.


After a decade, county issues a RFP, asks public to weigh in to fill Mont. Co and Radford broadband gap

On March 21, Montgomery County issued a Request for Proposals seeking consultant services that will support the development of a broadband plan for both Montgomery County and the City of Radford, the county said in a statement.


High schools: Hidden Valley's Burgoyne tosses no-hitter against PH

Keara Burgoyne threw a no-hitter with seven strikeouts and one walk to lead Hidden Valley to an 11-1 win over Patrick Henry on Friday in a River Ridge District softball game called after six innings due to the 10-run rule.


Wythe woman named Miss Crooked Road

ROCKY MOUNT — A 23-year-old Wythe County woman was selected from a field of six contestants in Franklin County Saturday to become Miss Crooked Road 2019. Reagan Delp, of Elk Creek, will represent the Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail this summer during the Miss Virginia Pageant in Lynchburg. Miss Cr