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Obituary for Tony Allen Hurst

Tony Allen Hurst, age 39 of Dublin, died unexpectedly Wednesday, evening, June 29, 2022 in the emergency room at Lewis Gale Hospital – Pulaski. He was born in Pulaski on December 3, 1982 and, is the son of Denver Simpkins and the late Rebecca Jane Hurst. Tony was a graduate of the Pulaski County High School class of 2001, and was employed at the James Hardie Corp.
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Death notice for Tony Allen Hurst

Tony Allen Hurst, age 39 of Dublin, died unexpectedly in the emergency room at LewisGale Hospital – Pulaski on Wednesday evening June 29, 2022. Arrangements are pending with Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski. 540-980-1700.

Galax man dies in motorcycle crash in Carroll County

At 9:02 p.m. on Wednesday (June 29), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 722 a third of a mile east of Route 731. A 2003 Kawasaki ZX-6R motorcycle was traveling east on Route 722 when it lost control and flipped onto its side. It then slid off the roadway and spun around, ejecting the operator in the process. The operator then went down the embankment and into a culvert.

VSP: SWVA motorcyclist dies after attempted traffic stop

CARROLL COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia State Police (VSP) are investigating a motorcycle crash that killed a man in Carroll County. According to a release from VSP, at 9:02 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, a 2003 Kawasaki ZX-6R motorcycle was traveling east on Route 722. At that time, it lost control and flipped onto […]

Protect your home from potential crime while on vacation

(WFXR) — Nearly 48 million Americans are expected to hit the road or take to the skies for the Fourth of July weekend, according to AAA. Whether you’re going on a family vacation, taking a trip with friends, or even going on a solo adventure, the Wytheville Police Department urges you to take a few […]

Southern Durham 4-star edge rusher Jaybron Harvey commits to UNC

Durham, N.C. — Southern Durham High School edge rusher Jaybron Harvey announced his verbal commitment on Friday afternoon. Harvey, who is rated a four-star prospect, will play college football at the University of North Carolina next year. Last season, Harvey compiled an impressive 28.5 sacks in 11 games for...

Hillsville July 4 Parade starts at 4 p.m.

A tentative listing of events planned for Hillsville’s Independence Day Celebration has been posted online. According to the flyer, the July 4 parade is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. on North Main Street in Hillsville. The celebration is sponsored by the Town of Hillsville, The Friends of Hillsville and Carroll County.

Appy League roundup 7/1/22: Danville, Pulaski stumble late in road losses

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — The road did not treat the bullpens of the Danville Otterbots and Pulaski River Turtles well on Friday night. The Otterbots (14-13) jumped out to an early 4-0 lead in Bristol, but the State Liners chipped away with runs in the 4th, 5th, and 6th innings, finally taking the lead to edge the 'Bots, 6-5. Socrates Bardatos and Patrick Keighran both plated runs on RBI doubles, while Jevin Relaford had an RBI triple in the 7th for the game's final run. Bristol (9-18) struck out 17 Danville batters on the night.

Big Walker Mountain Tunnel turns 50

J.D. Bolt has had a distinguished career as an attorney and now General District Court judge. But he also has a distinction that not many people know about: he was one of the first people to travel through the Big Walker Mountain Tunnel, which celebrated its 50th anniversary on Wednesday.

Obituary for Peggy Bond Clark

Peggy Bond Clark, age 82 of Pulaski Virginia, passed away at her home on June 30th 2022. She was born on October 16th 1939 in Sylvatus Virginia to the late Bernard and Ida Reynolds Bond. Peggy was a lady of great faith who lived a loving and caring life, caring for others, as well for animals as she did growing up as a child, and as a Registered Nurse in her adult life. She became a Registered Nurse in 1962 when she graduated from the Pulaski Community Hospital Nursing School, where she worked in the Operating Room, for 20 plus years, and as a Nurse at Radford Arsenal Plant Hospital, and several local nursing homes. She enjoyed canning, sewing, cross stitching, crocheting, as well as an excellent play by ear piano player.