Richard “Dick” Elmer Dore, 86, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018 at his home in Fairlawn with his wife by his side. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Blacksburg and a U. S. Air Force veteran. He was retired from Gardiner Hospital in Gardiner, Maine and was also the owner […]
Olivia Mae Mattox Miller, age 88 of Allisonia passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Lewis-Gale Hospital, Pulaski. Born October 29, 1929 in Rocky Mount, VA she was the daughter of the late Thomas & Victoria Legans Mattox. Her husband, French Miller, daughters, Lillian & Shirley Miller and grandson, Ralphie Miller sister, Rosie Hughes, […]
Dublin Town Offices will be closed Monday, February 19, 2018. Garbage scheduled for pick-up on Monday, February 19th will be picked up on Tuesday, February 20th along with Tuesday’s regular pick-up.
Joseph Larkin Stowers, Jr., 30, of Pulaski, VA died Saturday, February 10, 2018 in the LewisGale Hospital Pulaski. He was born in Radford on June 2, 1987 and was the son of Sandra Slate Stowers and the late Joseph Larkin Stowers, Sr. Mr. Stowers was an IT Technician in the technology industry. Surviving are: Mother […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A loss didn’t prevent Virginia from climbing to No. 1 in AP men’s basketball poll for the first time in more than 35 years after all. The Cavaliers rose a slot to sit atop Monday’s AP Top 25 despite an overtime home loss Saturday to Virginia Tech, part of an upset-filled […]
The River Ridge District has released the members of its All-RRD first and second teams and honorable mentions.
Tuesday 02/13/18 Indoor Track: Class 4 Region D Meet at Liberty University 6 pm Friday 02/16/18 Boys Basketball: Class 4 Region D Tournament Pulaski Co. @ Jefferson Forest 6 pm Wrestling: State 4A Wrestling Tournament @ Churchland HS (Day 1) Saturday 02/17/18 Wrestling: State 4A Wrestling Tournament @ Churchland HS (Day 2)
“The Patriot” has learned that Blacksburg head football coach Thad Wells is resigning. Wells will be taking the same job at Mooresville High School, located between Charlotte and Lake Norman, North Carolina. Mooresville is a Class 4A school with an enrollment of over 1,600 students. Mooresville finished fifth in the “I-Meck” Conference, short for Mechlenburg […]
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alex Bowman put a familiar car atop the Daytona 500 leaderboard. Bowman won the pole for “The Great American Race” in his debut as the driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet, piloted until last season by NASCAR rock star Dale Earnhardt Jr. Six of Earnhardt’s 17 career victories at Daytona […]