RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates has approved a state budget that would expand Medicaid eligibility to about 400,000 low-income adults. The Republican-led House approved the state spending plan Tuesday with bipartisan support, but the measure still has to pass the state GOP-controlled Senate. Lawmakers are taking another stab at passing a […]
Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day. The IRS said that individuals or businesses with a filing or payment due Tuesday now have until midnight Wednesday to complete the task. Earlier Tuesday, Americans who had waited until the final day to […]
HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92. Mrs. Bush brought a grandmotherly style to buttoned-down Washington, often appearing in her trademark fake pearl […]
Virginia Myrtle Shouse Nuckols, age 90 of Dublin passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at Highland Ridge Rehab Center, Dublin. She was born January 18, 1928 in Pulaski County. She is preceded in death by her parents, James Walter Shouse & Susan Turner Shouse; five sisters, Bertha Shouse, Gracie Rutherford, Mildred Ward, Enola Shumaker, & […]
Martin’s Pharmacy has made a $1,000 donation the PCHS After Prom Party. All donations go toward covering expenses, providing entertainment, food and drinks for the After Prom Party. The desire is for students at PCHS to have a fun, safe, alcohol and drug free event to attend after Prom is over. Pictured left to right […]
New River Community College has hired Dr. Peter T. Anderson, of Blacksburg, as the new vice president for instruction and student services after a national search process. Anderson recently accepted the position after serving as interim vice president for instruction and student services when the previous vice president, Dr. Pat Huber, became president of the […]
Heavy rains yesterday evening and last night caused the level of Peak Creek in downtown Pulaski to rise overnight. Junior Moles shot this photo of the creek early this morning from the bridge on Jefferson Avenue looking toward Al’s on First and the Jackson Park Inn.