Pulaski County Newswire

Pulaski County Newswire

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  1. Boy adopts dog, pays it forward to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    It has been a dream come true for one Pulaski County, Virginia boy, as he finally gets a four-legged friend. People from all over the country pitched in to help eight-year-old Ryan Mann adopt a dog from the Pulaski County Humane Society.

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  2. Pulaski boy adopts dog, pays it forward to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    It has been a dream come true for one Pulaski County boy, as he finally gets a four-legged friend. People from all over the country pitched in to help eight-year-old Ryan Mann adopt a dog from the Pulaski County Humane Society.

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  3. Nettie Mae Blevins SutphinRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Southwest Times

    ... , Pulaski, with the Rev. Randall Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow in the Thornspring Church Cemetery, Pulaski County. Visiting was held Monday evening at the funeral home where the family received friends.

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  4. 110 years old and still going strong: The Southwest Times marks its milestone that started in 1906Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Southwest Times

    ... claimed an estimated 3,000 lives in San Francisco. The muffelata sandwich was created in New Orleans. And Pulaski County witnessed the birth of The Southwest Times , a newspaper dedicated to telling the stories framing the lives and world of the ...

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  5. Draper Merc mural celebrates regional heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... artist Andrew Williams, 19, is painting a mural on the front retaining wall of the Draper Mercantile in Pulaski County. Andrew Williams worked Tuesday on the "local foods" panel on a 170-foot-long retaining wall in front of the Draper Mercantile. ...

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  6. Fire victim had been shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Southwest Times

    A badly burned body found inside a residence on fire in the Lilydale area Wednesday morning had been shot, according to Pulaski County Sheriff's Office. A sheriff's office prepared statement released just before noon Friday indicates the body is believed to be that of the homeowner, Roger Warren Roope, 67. However, DNA testing is required to make a positive identification.

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  7. Pulaski Fire Dept. holding open houseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Southwest Times

    ... protection and other services to a 63-square-mile territory, which includes all of Pulaski and portions of Pulaski County. During the 2016 fiscal year (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016), Pulaski Fire Department answered 694 calls. Less than a month into ...

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  8. Don't Quit Your Day Job ensures continuous music for 2nd annual Pulaski Jazz & RibfeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Southwest Times

    ... be a shortage this year. Hanks, once an ER doctor at LewisGale, currently practices at the Free Clinic of Pulaski County, or at least he does by day. By night, he's often singing the blues or whatever inspires him at the moment. But he and the band ...

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  9. DNA testing needed to ID fire victimRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Southwest Times

    DNA testing will be used to identify the victim of a Wednesday morning house fire in the Lilydale area of Pulaski County. An autopsy was unsuccessful in definitively establishing the identity of the victim, so police are turning to DNA to confirm the victim's identity, a spokeswoman for Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said.

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  10. 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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  11. Dublin trooper promoted to sergeantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Southwest Times

    ... chevrons. In his new position, Dalton will supervise troopers in Wythe, Smyth and Bland counties. A native of Pulaski County, Dalton graduated from Pulaski County High School in 1988. He served in the Navy from 1988 to 1992. He was employed as a ...

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

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of soliciting the murders of several people, including the commonwealth's attorney prosecuting his case. A Pulaski County grand jury indicted Eric Lee Diamond, 25, on the charges this month, accusing him of attempting to persuade someone to commit ...

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  13. Actor plans year-round theater in countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Southwest Times

    Kendall Payne went back on the road last week, but his plans for Pulaski County might just keep him here for good when he returns in the spring. Five years ago, the Pulaski native's professional acting career changed course, but only slightly, when he started the Adaire Theatre in Dublin.

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  14. Volvo to lay off 300 more at truck plant in Pulaski CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Powhatan Today

    The second round of layoffs this year at Volvo's truck manufacturing plant in Pulaski County, near Blacksburg, will eliminate about 300 jobs, the company announced Friday. "We regret having to take this action, but we operate in a cyclical market and we have to adapt to market demand," Volvo Trucks North America spokesman John Mies wrote in an email.

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  15. Yankees hosting - Tools for School Night'Read the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Southwest Times

    ... toric Calfee Park open at 5:30 p.m. The game starts at 7. A Pack the Bus event to collect school supplies for Pulaski County students will be held at the park Aug. 20.

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  16. More vendors sought for Back-to-School BashRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Southwest Times

    School might not officially start until next month, but Pulaski County children chomping at the bit to get back into their desks and lockers should be pumped about the second annual Back-to-School Bash.

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  17. Drug charges taken under advisementRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski County judge has taken under advisement a woman's drug possession charges, giving her an opportunity to have them dismissed in a year. Mary Elizabeth Riffe, 22, of Pulaski, was arrested in May 2015 on charges of possession of methadone, possession of morphine, possession of precursors for manufacturing meth and conspiracy to manufacture meth.

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  18. Second round of 2016 Volvo layoffs to impact about 300Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The second round of layoffs this year at Volvo's truck making plant in Pulaski County will eliminate about 300 jobs, the company announced in a statement Friday.

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  19. Impersonation, battery case on holdRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Southwest Times

    The trial of a Pulaski man accused of impersonating a police officer and sexually battering a 19-year-old female is on hold until September, pending the outcome of a mental evaluation. Pulaski County Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Justin Griffith on Tuesday requested a mental evaluation for Robert Shannon Carr to determine whether Carr is competent to stand trial.

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  20. Drug charges filed in residential searchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Southwest Times

    One of two women living at a Fairlawn residence searched by members of the Claytor Lake Regional Drug Task Force at the end of June is facing three charges related to manufacturing methamphetamine. Pulaski County General District Court records show Kelsea Bliss Monette was arrested June 30 on charges of possession of meth, possession of precursors to manufacture meth, manufacture meth, and possession of meth with intent to distribute.

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