Michael Wayne Rupe Sr., 65, of Pulaski, passed away on February 22, 2019 in his home surrounded by his family. Mike was born in Pulaski, to Ralph E. Rupe Sr. and Mildred Craig Rupe on October 1, 1953. He married Patricia Ratcliffe on June 30, 1974 in Pulaski, VA. Mike worked for Volvo for 39 […]
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Kerry Blackshear Jr. is so pivotal to Virginia Tech’s success that coach Buzz Williams begins sweating foul trouble as soon as his junior star commits his first. “He’s just become so integral to literally everything we do on both ends,” Williams said. Blackshear had 22 points and 14 rebounds in […]
Virginia State Police have arrested a 19-year-old male in connection with the death of another 19-year-old male that occurred early Saturday morning (Feb. 23) in Pulaski County. The murder occurred in the 7800 block of Cleburne Boulevard in Dublin. The investigation remains ongoing.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — De’Andre Hunter was hungry to do his part. The hard part was waiting nearly 9 1/2 minutes on the bench with two fouls. Once Hunter returned, he couldn’t miss and all was right for No. 3 Virginia on Saturday as it rallied from a double-digit halftime deficit against No. 18 Louisville. […]
The Carroll Co. Cavaliers are Class 4 Region D Girls Basketball Champions after beating Pulaski County 44-36 Friday night at PCHS. Carroll Co. (19-6) and Pulaski Co. (20-8) will both play in the State Basketball tournament beginning next Friday, March 1st. Class 4 Region D Champion Carroll Co. will host Class 4 Region C Runner […]
Acting United States Marshal Richard Sellers (W/VA) and United States Marshal Michael Baylous (S/WV) announce the doubling of the reward amount for fugitive Donquale Gray. The reward, previously offered in the combined amount of $10,000 by both the U.S. Marshals Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, in the amount of $5000.00 […]
Radford, Va. – Construction on a new Food City development project is set to begin May 1st with a projected completion date of December 2019. The developers, Price-Williams Realty, is expected to make a $7M dollar investment into what they anticipate to be the start to a much larger development opportunity. Food City, an Abingdon based […]
After a long battle with Parkinson’s, our precious mother Nancy Johnston walked through the pearly gates into the loving arms of her Savior. She was greeted by her parents Arnold and Sarah Welch, brother and sister JC Welch and Linda Muncy, and son Jeff Johnston. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and […]
The New River is reaching flows of over 10,000 cubic feet per second of water at Allisonia and below the Claytor Dam. Please take extra precautions with your docks, boats, watercraft, or any item that could be affected by flood waters! Be safe out there!
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. matched his season high with 22 points as Radford defeated Winthrop 87-81 on Thursday night. Carlik Jones had 16 points and eight assists for Radford (19-8, 11-2 Big South Conference). Devonnte Holland added 14 points. Donald Hicks had 12 points and six rebounds for the home team. Josh […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A messy partisan battle is looming over efforts by Virginia lawmakers to investigate two women’s allegations of rape against one of the state’s top officials. Republican House Speaker Kirk Cox blasted Democrats Thursday as obstructionists, saying they are intent on blocking the women who accused Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation banning people under 21 from buying tobacco and nicotine products, a measure enacted in a state known historically for its tobacco production. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the bill, signed Thursday, received bipartisan support as well as backing from Altria, the nation’s largest tobacco company. […]