WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year’s Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. Polk County Sheriff’s officials say the dispatcher kept him talking while directing officers to the scene. When the dispatcher asked Michael Lester where he […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winning ticket in the latest Mega Millions drawing was sold in Florida. One ticket matched all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing and will claim a $450 million grand prize. The Florida Lottery says the winning ticket was bought at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Port Richey. The retailer […]
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Easton Stick threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to Darrius Shepherd and North Dakota State took back the Football Championship Subdivision title, beating James Madison 17-13 on Saturday a year after the Bison’s five-year run atop the FCS ended against the Dukes in the semifinals. The Bison (14-1) also preserved their division-record […]
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams didn’t bother with technical talk after his 12th-ranked Tar Heels lost 61-49 at No. 8 Virginia. “It was a big ole butt kicking. That’s all it was,” Williams said. “Their defense was a million times stronger than our offense. We didn’t have very good movement.” […]
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Coming off two losses in which it did not play particularly well and staring at the possibility of starting league play with an 0-3 mark, Virginia Tech desperately needed someone to deliver a marquee performance. The Hokies certainly found their man in Kerry Blackshear Jr. The 6-foot-10 post player dominated on […]
Virginia State Police Sr. Trooper C.W. Keesling is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Carroll County. The crash occurred at approximately 10 a.m., Friday (Jan. 5) in the 6700 block of Carrollton Pike/Route 58. A tractor-trailer was traveling west on Carrollton Pike when it ran off the right side of the highway and crashed into a […]
The January 9th School Board Meeting will be held at Pulaski County High School Little Theater beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Interstate Group LLC to invest $4.1 million to establish East Coast manufacturing and distribution operation GLEN LYN – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Interstate Group LLC, an industry leader in the manufacturing and sale of enclosed cargo trailers, will invest $4.1 million to establish a 100,000-square-foot East Coast manufacturing and distribution operation in the former […]
Power outtages are affecting 2,771 Appalachian Power Company customers in Pulaski County as of 7:39 a.m. today. Apco estimates all customers’ power will be restored by 1:30 p.m. today.
A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 12 North Carolina at No. 8 Virginia. One of two matchups of ranked teams this weekend has the defending national champion Tar Heels (12-3, 1-1) looking to bounce back from their first conference loss of the season, a 81-80 […]