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 […]
Ruth McGuire Hall, age 85 of Pulaski passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born January 15, 1932 in Roanoke she was the daughter of the late James Irvin McGuire & Susie Lyons McGuire. Her husband, William Dewey Hall and four brothers, James, Neal, Hensel and Vernon McGuire also preceded her […]
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 […]
Military graveside services for VIrgil Roy Murphy 68, of Dublin will be postponed until Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, due to Friday’s extreme weather.
MATTHEW MONROE SHREWSBURY November 12, 1984 January 2, 2017 Do not cry for me, for I go where music is born. J. S. Bach Matthew Monroe Shrewsbury, “Earth Angel” of Music, 33, of Summersville, SC, left this world Tuesday Jan. 2nd to join his true family and peers. He leaves behind the many friends, […]
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 […]
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. TRUMP-BANNON FEUD ESCALATES Acrimony over an explosive new tell-all book suggests a permanent split between the president and the pugilistic strategist who helped put him in the Oval Office. 2. WHY WALL STREET IS CHEERING The Dow […]
Tuesday 01/09/18 Boys Basketball: Blacksburg @ Pulaski Co. JV @ 5:30, Varsity to follow Girls Basketball: Pulaski Co. @ Blacksburg JV @ 5:30, Varsity to follow Swim: @ Christiansburg Aquatic Center 6 pm Wednesday 01/10/18 Wrestling: @ Patrick Henry 6 pm Friday 01/12/18 Boys Basketball: Cave Spring @ Pulaski Co. JV @ 5:30, Varsity to […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Republican won a Virginia state House of Delegates race so close that its outcome was determined by pulling the candidate’s name out of a ceramic bowl Thursday. The win allows the Republicans to maintain a slim majority in the House, though a final tally is still uncertain because the Democrat […]