RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Outgoing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe touted his record on economic development Wednesday in his final annual address to state lawmakers, yet said his proudest achievement was restoring voting and other civil rights to thousands of felons who had finished their sentences. The “State of the Commonwealth” address was a chance for […]
Republicans in Virginia’s House began the session Wednesday with a 51-49 majority after winning a two-month recount battle in one district and staving off legal actions from voters in another. The House of Delegates seated two Republicans after a federal appeals court in Richmond refused to halt the swearing-in of Republican Bob Thomas, and Democrat […]
RICHMOND, VA. (AP) — The number of women in Virginia’s prisons has jumped dramatically. From 2009 to 2015, the state’s prison population grew by 11 men. During the same period, the number of women grew by 333. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that a report released Tuesday by the Prison Policy Initiative shows that recent reforms […]
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Guy scored 22 points, De’Andre Hunter added 15 and No. 3 Virginia beat Syracuse 68-61 on Tuesday night. Guy made five 3-pointers for Virginia (15-1, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference). The Cavaliers attempted a season-high 27 3s and made nine. Devon Hall added 13 points, eight assists and seven rebounds for […]
William Thomas Redd, Sr., age 63 of Pulaski passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Lewis-Gale Hospital, Pulaski. Born April 16,1954 Allisonia Virginia he was the son of the late James Redd and Lucy Jane Butler Redd. His brothers, Joseph Redd and Richard (Dickie) Redd also preceded him in death. He is survived by […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov.-elect Ralph Northam said Tuesday that expanding Medicaid in Virginia and implementing universal background checks for gun buyers will be two of his top legislative priorities after he takes office this weekend. Northam spoke with outgoing Gov. Terry McAuliffe at a press conference Tuesday, one day before the start of […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of bills have already been filed as lawmakers return to Richmond for the General Assembly session convening Wednesday. This year’s biggest agenda item will be passing the biennial state budget, but lawmakers also will discuss all manner of other issues during the 60-day session. Here’s a look at some of […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The 2018 Virginia legislative session starts Wednesday with a crop of new Democratic members swept into office in a November tidal wave powered by antipathy toward President Donald Trump. Republicans saw their near super-majority in the state House of Delegates shrink from 66-34 to 51-49. Unless challenges in two extremely close […]
The Pulaski County School Board Meeting scheduled for tonight has been postponed till Wednesday, January 9th at 5:00 pm at the Little Theatre at Pulaski County High School. Also, a Programming Committee Meeting will be held at the School Board Office on Tuesday, January 16th and Wednesday, January 17th.
Dublin Town Offices will be closed Friday, January 12th and Monday, January 15th. Garbage scheduled for pick-up on Friday, January 12th will be picked up on Thursday, January 11th along with Thursday’s regular pick-up. Garbage scheduled for pick-up on January 15th will be picked up on Tuesday, January 16th along with Tuesday’s regular pick-up.
SALEM – Yesterday’s wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain combined with overnight cold pavement temperatures to create icy road conditions throughout southwestern Virginia. If at all possible, drivers are strongly encouraged to consider postponing travel until later in the day when temperatures are expected to rise and road conditions will improve. As of 4 […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night. Tagovailoa entered the game at halftime, replacing a struggling Jalen Hurts, and threw three touchdown passes, including the game-ender to […]
SALEM – The wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet that fell today has produced icy road conditions throughout the district and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is warning motorists to expect possible slick or icy roads tonight and tomorrow morning. Drivers are advised to consider postponing travel until temperatures rise to allow time for conditions to […]
THE PSA AND ALL THREE DROPSITES WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY JANUARY 12TH 2018 FOR LEE/JACKSON DAY. THE PSA AND ALL THREE DROPSITES WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY JANUARY 15TH 2018 FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY. THERE WILL BE GARBAGE COLLECTION. HAVE GARBAGE OUT BY 7:00 ON YOUR PICK UP DAY. THE DROPSITES WILL BE OPEN […]
ACColades Following a break on Monday night, the ACC schedule resumes with a total of seven conference games on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday … No. 3 Virginia plays host to Syracuse on Tuesday night, while Boston College travels to No. 20 North Carolina … four games set Wednesday with No. 7 Duke at Pitt, […]