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Armed and dangerous man on the run in Pulaski

Police in Pulaski are looking for a man after an incident over the weekend. Officers were called to the Pulaski Pawn and Coin on West Main Street just after 6:30 on Sunday, September 17. When officers got there, they saw a broken window to the business. Due to the size of the building, they asked

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2017-09-18 14:05:39

Jury finds Radford man guilty of sexual assault caught on camera

RADFORD - It's a rare criminal case that is caught so completely on camera. That was what happened with Justin Godfrey Fahringer, 30, of Radford, one of two men accused of attacking a woman last fall behind a city convenience store. A jury in Radford Circuit Court this week somberly watched security

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-19 23:19:00

MCSO: 3 malnourished horses seized from a woman in New River

PHOENIX (AP) - Maricopa County Sheriff's officials say three malnourished horses have been seized from a woman in New River who says she was relying on transients to take care of the animals. They say the woman hasn't been arrested, but she could be facing three counts of animal cruelty charges for

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-18 21:55:49

Community college Intentional Engagement program improves student retention

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Community colleges throughout the commonwealth are showing more than half of students are not completing an associates or certification degree program. According to the commonwealth's Joint Legislative Audit and Review report, nearly two-thirds of community college students a

WSLS - 2017-09-18 22:15:09

Five sentenced in Old Fort scheme

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-09-19 19:00:00

Letter: How to pay for the wall

Every morning my husband and I stumble out of bed, fumble into our walking duds and stagger out the door for a two-mile walk. One of our routes takes us past Blacksburg High School, specifically the football stadium. The other day, I just happened to notice the fence enclosing said structure and the

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Civil War letters reveal lives on front lines, back home

HILLSVILLE - Henry Lindsey, a Carroll County soldier in the 29th Virginia lnfantry, wrote to his wife: "I drawed soap today for the first time - about the size of a hen egg. We have to pay $1.50 per lb. for soap to wash our clothes." His wife Polly, writing from their home in the Dugspur area, rep

GALAX GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 00:34:00

Chapman, Jr., Charles

Charles Chapman, Jr. (Doodle Bug), 77, of Cascade Drive in Pembroke departed this life Monday evening, September 18, 2017, in the emergency department at Carilion Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg. Born in Giles County on May 7, 1940 he was a son of the late Elizabeth Chapman. He was retired fr

NRVNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 01:15:44

Wytheville group looks to revive Millwald

A recent study commissioned by Downtown Wytheville Inc. regarding the feasibility of reviving the Millwald Theatre suggests the formation of a nonprofit organization to buy the historic theater, restore it and operate the facility. During a recent Wytheville Town Council work session, Downtown Wythe

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Trial underway in malicious wounding case

PRINCETON - A local man facing a malicious wounding charge testified Tuesday that he was defending himself when he stabbed another man twice in the thigh during an August 2016 altercation. Hank Russell Blankenship Jr., 25, of Princeton testified during his trial before Circuit Court Judge William Sa

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 08:00:00

Celebrate Recovery concert set for Sept. 23 in Wytheville

There will be singing in the park when a local church sponsors a concert aimed at people struggling in life. The Wytheville First Church of God is sponsoring a Living Free with Jesus Concert in conjunction with its Celebrate Recovery Program at noon Saturday, Sept. 23, in Elizabeth Brown Memorial Pa

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-09-18 10:00:00

Murder case could go cold: Police seek more information in Kirby Addition shootings

One man was killed and a woman was listed in critical condition after an early morning shooting in the Kirby Addition of Princeton Friday. The shooting took place on Turnbull Street. PRINCETON - An investigation into the fatal shootings of two Mercer County people which occurred more than a year ago

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Run for Sarah: Church holding fall festival, 5K for teacher facing third battle with cancer

Sarah Jones and her husband, Jamie, have been on a journey with cancer that they believe has brought them closer together. Contributed Photo PRINCETON -"They always say third time's the charm," Princeton native and current Tazewell County Schools educator said recently. "Maybe the third time is what

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 08:45:00

Sigma Phi Epsilon works to get back on campus at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. - A Virginia Tech fraternity has reclaimed its house on campus, four years after being suspended for repeated alcohol violations. Sigma Phi Epsilon had moved into a $5 million house on Oak Lane for just three weeks when the fraternity was suspended in 2013 and the house became Virgi

WSLS - 2017-09-18 10:12:59

Miller inaugurated as Williston State College president

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - John Miller is officially on the job as the leader of Williston State College. Miller was formally inaugurated as the two-year school's fourth president on Friday. The state Board of Higher Education appointed Miller to the post in June. He had been serving as acting president

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-18 12:35:03

Blacksburg company raises $50,000 for hurricane relief in 3 days

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Hurricane Maria is coming as the country is still recovering from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. And people in our area are doing everything they can to help. Harmonia Holdings Group was founded in 1999 by a Virginia Tech professor. Now it has eight locations in the United State

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-09-20 04:43:00

Blacksburg paramedic helping St. Maarten recover from storm

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) One paramedic from our area is in St. Maarten now helping the island recover from Hurricane Irma's destruction. Patrick Jones has a personal connection there. Many family friends live on the island and he has spent many vacations there. The widespread damage is heartbreaking

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-09-20 01:54:00

Blacksburg paramedic helping with hurricane relief in St. Martin

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Virginians are once again helping with hurricane relief in the Caribbean. Patrick Jones, a paramedic for the Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad, is in St. Martin assisting with the aftermath of Irma and is now helping people prepare for Maria. After dropping off aid and supplies i

WSLS - 2017-09-19 21:29:49

Valerie June to play The Lyric Theatre, Blacksburg, on Friday

In Americana songwriter and performer Valerie June's world, instruments have soul and personality, and they give her gifts. Often, the gifts are songs. When June played Roanoke's Jefferson Center in November 2015, a story emerged as she tuned a banjo-uke she called Baby. June pointed nearby to her f

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Fish Fry and Bake Sale

Sponsored by the Lutheran Men in Mission Flounder Fillets, Chicken, Slaw, Fries, and Hushpuppies Bake Sale with Homemade Goodies Sponsored by the Women of the ELCA All proceeds will go towards our fresh water mission trip to Honduras sponsored by a team from our congregation. Occurs Saturday, Septe

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-18 21:43:47