Friday Sep 12
Mary Draper Ingles statue project: Campaign to bring Mary home
A campaign to raise money for a bronze statue depicting the likeness of Southwest Virginia's colonial heroine Mary Draper Ingles has reached the halfway mark of its $75,000 goal and is now going public. According to Deb Cooney, Radford City director of tourism, the campaign has been in the silent phase for the past several years.
Friday Sep 12
Maiming case still in limbo
It's been almost two years since a Radford man was indicted on a charge of felony maiming as a result of intoxicated driving, but he is yet to be tried. The case of Robert Timothy Furrow Sr., 47, was back in court again this week as the defense filed motions in an attempt to receive copies of notes from doctors who treated the alleged victim of the Aug. 30, 2012, wreck that led to the charges.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Brown pays dues in - Bridge' challenge
Radford City Mayor Bruce Brown dons a Pulaski County Cougars football jersey at his city council meeting as the result of losing his annual Battle of the Bridge challenge with Pulaski County Board of Supervisors Chairman Joe Sheffey, left. By virtue of the challenge, the losing side must wear the winning team's jersey at his next council or supervisors meeting following the game.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Rougemont goat farm wins $25,000 from Wells Fargo
The Rougemont goat farm and maker of Hunkadora cheese, Prodigal Farm, won $25,000 from Wells Fargo during a small business contest. The small goat farm outside of Durham competed against 3,600 other small businesses across the country, and landed among the top five to win the $25,000, which comes with mentorship and tailored solutions for its business.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Pulaski unemployment rate drops since last year
A recent report from the Virginia Employment Commission shows that Pulaski County's unemployment rate has dropped since July 2013, based on last month's numbers.
Glencoe Museum to host NRCC Art Show
The Glencoe Museum in Radford announced the opening of a new gallery show featuring art produced by students from the New River Community College art program this past weekend.
Literacy group receives $10,000 grant
Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley will be able to better serve the region, including Pulaski County, thanks to a $10,000 grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
NRCC student artwork to be featured at Glencoe Museum
Artwork by New River Community College art students will be featured in a show at the Glencoe Museum in Radford from Sept.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Radford Man Charged With Child Porn Possession
Police arrested him after executing a search warrant in the 100 block of Midkiff Lane on Monday.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
GOP gains control of Va. Senate
A victory in Virginia's 38th District Senate race Tuesday gave the GOP the boost it needed to gain control of the Virginia Senate, as well as the General Assembly.