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NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook for Saturday July 2, 2022

Halifax-Charlotte- 303 PM EDT Sat Jul 2 2022. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north central North Carolina,. northwest North Carolina, south central Virginia, southwest. Virginia and west central Virginia. .DAY ONE…This afternoon and tonight. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and. evening. A few thunderstorms could...
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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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Tralon Mitchell commits to Virginia Tech

Following an official visit to Virginia Tech last weekend, Tralon Mitchell knew he would be back on campus again ...many times. The Bailey (N.C.) Southern Nash athlete, who was recruited by the Hokies to play running back, committed to Virginia Tech. He announced his decision Saturday. "I decided to commit...

Bramlett, Billy Junior

Billy J. Bramlett was a caring husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He left this world suddenly on June 27, 2022 at age 75. He is survived by his wife of almost 55 years, Janet Ponton Bramlett, and his three children Carla Hale (Husband Joe Hale) of Blacksburg, Todd Bramlett of Christiansburg, and Kimberly Bramlett of Christiansburg. He was very loved by his grandson, Justin Hale, and as a passionate animal lover, Billy also considered his animals Lexie, Blossom, and Fluffy as part of his family, who remained by his side.

Boswell, Deanna Nichols

Deanna Nichols Boswell, 78 of Floyd, was born unto eternal life on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Deanna was born on January 21, 1943, in Washington D.C. and resided in Brookville, Maryland during her adolescence and teen years. She attended high school at the Academy of The Holy Cross and graduated from Dunbarton College with a bachelor’s degree in 1965.

247Sports Crystal Ball Forecast: Hokies look primed to add NC speedster

A few weeks ago, it appeared that Bailey (NC) Southern Nash three-star athlete Tralon Mitchell was close to committing to his hometown school of East Carolina. Following an official visit to see the Pirates on June 16, Mitchell landed a 247Sports Crystal Ball prediction in favor of East Carolina. Now,...

Havens, Jr., Gene Gordon

Gene Gordon Havens Jr, 62 of Pearisburg, VA departed this life June 30, 2022 to be with his Heavenly Father. Born in Giles County on February 12, 1960, he was a son of Peggy Frazier Havens and the late Gene Gordon Havens. Gene loved working on vehicles. He was an...

Ellett II, Guy French

Guy French Ellett II, 85, of Riner, passed away on June 29, 2022. He was a veteran of 5 branches of the military and retired as Sergeant First Class from the US Army. Guy was preceded in death by his parents, Robert T. Ellett and Minnie Henderson Ellett; and his grandson, Matthew Thaddeus Ellett. He is survived by his loving wife, Juanita Ellett; son, Kevin Ellett (Anne); daughter, Colleen Farmer (Kyle); grandson, Robert ‘Travis’ Ellett; step-son, Keith Spence (Helen); step-grandsons, Michael and David Spence and Christian (Gus) Farmer; great-grandson Dalton Ellett; sister-in-law, Gerlene Conner (Macle); and brother-in-law, Alvin Hale.

Clark, Peggy Bond

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...

Steele, Elizabeth Hackney

Ora Elizabeth “Liz” Hackney Steele, 70 of Narrows, VA went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 1, 2022, at her home. Liz was born on June 9, 1952, in Elgood, WV and was a daughter of the late Gladys Pauline Long Hackney and Montana Hackney. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, James Hackney and Beacher Hackney.

Three-Star ATH Tralon Mitchell Commits to Virginia Tech

Make it five straight days of commitments for Virginia Tech as the Hokies gained a commitment from three-star ATH Tralon Mitchell out of North Carolina. Mitchell chose the Hokies over East Carolina where he took an official visit on the third weekend of June prior to his VT official visit plus Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Old Dominion, and UCONN. He is the first commit from the state of North Carolina and the second true athlete along with three-star Takye Heath. Dante Lovett is also listed as an athlete by some though he will be very likely be a cornerback for Tech.

Four-Star OT Fletcher Westphal Recaps Recent Virginia Tech Camp Visit

Four-star OT Fletcher Westphal out of Northern Virginia has emerged as one of Virginia Tech's top 2024 targets with the Hokies already gaining loads of traction as Westphal has visited Blacksburg a lot since the arrival of Tech's new staff. He made another trip to Tech last weekend but this...

LeDoux, John Carver

John Carver LeDoux, age 98, of Blacksburg, VA, died peacefully at home in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 28, 2022. John (aka Jack) is preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth LeDoux and sons John N. LeDoux and Jeffrey LeDoux. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law...

Talley Earns Degree at Radford University

RADFORD, VVIRGINIA – Mia Camille Talley of Natick, graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Sciences at spring commencement ceremonies. Radford University presented 1,165 undergraduate and graduate degrees during spring 2022 commencement exercises. On Friday, May 6, 250 graduate degrees were awarded during a...

River Turtles comeback falls short against WhistlePigs

PULASKI, Va. – The Pulaski River Turtles lead the Appalachian League with 28 home runs so far this season. They could’ve used one Saturday night when the Princeton paid a visit to Calfee Park, leaving with an 8-6 victory. It was all WhistlePigs to start as they jumped...

Hawks, Phillip Jay

Phillip Jay Hawks, 76, of Dublin, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. He was preceded in death by his son, Martin Jay Hawks; his parents Posie Rector and Mary Ruth Hawks; sisters, Lois Hawks Burcham and Frances Carleen Hawks; a brother, Muncie Ray Hawks; and his father and mother-in-law, Albert T. and Mary B. Long.