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  1. Inmate accused of soliciting four murdersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Southwest Times

    A 25-year-old man convicted in Radford of raping a teenager last summer now stands charged in Pulaski County with soliciting the murder of four people, including the Radford prosecutor who handled his rape case. According to indictments on file in Pulaski County Circuit Court, Eric Lee Diamond of Radford is charged with four counts of attempting to persuade a special agent "to commit first degree murder" of Radford Commonwealth's Attorney Chris Rehak, Radford City Police Department Det.

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  2. Whisonant: Radford will welcome refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Radford is a giving community that each year operates an Elf Shelf, which provides free toys and food at Christmas to qualified families.

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  3. Radford man charged with drugging, raping 15-year-old girl now...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Radford man who pleaded guilty to drugging and raping a teenager is also now charged with four counts of soliciting the murders of several people, including the commonwealth's attorney prosecuting his case.

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  4. Retiring camp director built 'Where God and a good time go together' mottoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of Christiansburg, belay as campers climb the climbing wall. Blue Ridge Christian Camp camper Clint Vaughan, of Radford, reaches for the final hand hold at the top of the climbing wall. Blue Ridge Christian Camp Director Mike Haubner instructs ...

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  5. Donald Ray AdkinsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Southwest Times

    Born Aug. 10, 1962, in Radford, Va., he was the son of Scotty Donald Adkins and the late Vernie McPeak Adkins. He is survived by his father Scotty Donald Adkins of Johnson City, Tenn.; uncles Jackie and Jean Adkins of Fairlawn, Va., and James Tolbert of Dublin, Va.; and aunts Alma Whitson of Pulaski, Lilly Hamblin of Belspring, Va., and Frances Shockney of Baltimore, Md.

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  6. Martin Gregory KirkRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | Southwest Times

    ... many of his favorite places. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 17, at Mullins Funeral Home in Radford, Va. Memorial services will begin at 4 p.m., with Pastor Eddie Roberts officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests ...

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  7. Army ammunition plant asks Pokemon Go players to stay awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KGWN

    The Pokemon Go craze is spreading around the country, but it's also causing issues with players going places they should not, like the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, Virginia. Pokemon Go players are trying to get to the white rocket at the front of the RAAP.

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  8. Army ammunition plant asks Pokemon Go players to stay awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Valley News Live

    The Pokemon Go craze is spreading around the country, but it's also causing issues with players going places they should not, like the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, Virginia. Pokemon Go players are trying to get to the white rocket at the front of the RAAP.

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  9. High schoolers see science in action at ammunition plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Nikki Herschler, pointing, with papers, an environmental engineer with BAE Systems, leads a group of high school students on a tour of the Radford Army Ammunition Plant wastewater treatment plant Tuesday.

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  10. Hiwassee man charged with embezzlementRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Southwest Times

    Radford City Public Works Superintendent Randy Hopkins, who is from Hiwassee in Pulaski County, is facing two misdemeanor charges of embezzlement. According to a prepared statement from the city, Hopkins, 53, is alleged to have misused funds from a city account.

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  11. Mary Q. ThomasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Robert Shifflett. She is survived by her children, Tammy T. Shifflett of Clifton, Robin T. and Jeff Duncan of Radford, VA, and David and Patty Thomas of Williamsburg, VA; and her grandchildren, Janet and Adam Tennant of Denver, CO, Zach Duncan of ...

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  12. Drug court participant withdraws, sentencing setRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Southwest Times

    A Radford man who could have had child abuse/neglect and drug charges dismissed if he had completed a drug court program, now faces up to 20 years in prison. Darryl Christopher Atkinson withdrew from Pulaski County Adult Drug Treatment Court this week, choosing, instead, to be sentenced on two counts of felony child abuse and neglect and one count of felony cocaine possession.

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  13. Freida GeissRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... She will be remembered for her love of the Chicago Bulls and Cubs. Surviving are four sons, David (Joanne) Geiss, of Radford, Va., Doug "Al" Geiss, of Coal City, Gary Geiss, of Wilmington, and Dean (Donna) Geiss, of Braidwood; nine grandchildren, ...

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  14. Teachers and lifelong friends retire after combined 86 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Southwest Times

    ... the daughter born of their seven-year marriage, currently teaches physical education at Belle Heth in Radford. Teaching, coaching and athletics do seem to run in the family DNA, although students would probably say Wright and Dixon had different ...

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  15. Are immigrants welcome in the NRV?Read the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Southwest Times

    A Radford church resettled refugees in the city twice in the last 17 years, bringing in families from Kosovo and Zanzibar. But recent discussions about bringing in more refugees has some residents worried.

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  16. Cepeda: Hunger never takes a holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Staff and clients of Ameriprise Financial in Radford volunteered June 17 at Radford-Fairlawn Daily Bread as part of the company's nationwide day of service in partnership with Feeding America.

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  17. Pa. crime photos of the week: Teacher videotaped repeatedly masturbating on back deck; moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | PennLive.com

    ... deadly incident. Much more in Pa. crime. He called it a sparkler bomb. Only, it backfired, big time. And now Rowdy Radford, 15, is in a hospital bed after losing several fingers and part of his leg. He may also lose his eyesight. Tristan Hurtt's ...

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  18. Radford man pleads guilty to drugging, raping 15-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... sentence. Diamond was 24 years old at the time of his arrest, according to a summary of evidence presented Friday by Radford Commonwealth's Attorney Chris Rehak. Diamond befriended a 15-year-old girl, took her to an apartment on the night of July ...

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  19. Judge denies early release from jailRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Southwest Times

    A Radford woman had hoped to get out of jail a couple of weeks early to help out after her mother had knee replacement surgery. But a Pulaski County judge says that's no reason to not serve the full sentence she received as a result of stealing from her mother.

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  20. Harry Lee GatesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Southwest Times

    ... member of First United Methodist Church, a member of Masonic Lodge #39 as a 32nd Degree Mason and a retiree from Radford Army Ammunition Plant. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Jean Gates; sister Maud Brodd of Dawsonville, Ga.; daughter Debra ...

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