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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.
DUBLIN, VA
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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. www.seaglefuneralhome.com 540-980-1700.
PULASKI, VA
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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.
CARROLL COUNTY, VA
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An “exciting” future for Surry County

Dr. Michael Walden, Ph.D., delivered remarks Thursday at Surry Community College on the economic outlook for Surry County. Dr. Michael Walden heaped praised onto Surry County right from his opening remarks Thursday at the Viticulture Center at Surry Community College in Dobson, “I just feel the stress drain out of me when we are in Surry County.”
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Woman accused of leading officers on chase through Forsyth, Yadkin Counties with children in car, warrants say

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A woman has been arrested and is facing numerous charges after leading police on a chase and crashing, all while two children were in the car, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department. According to documents, Melissa Sue Jones, 38, of Traphill, led Winston-Salem police on a chase, crashing in eastern […]
FORSYTH COUNTY, NC

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 […]
CARROLL COUNTY, VA
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Nurse practitioner pleads guilty in $15M equipment scheme

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina nurse has pleaded guilty to his role in a scheme to defraud Medicare of nearly $15 million by filing claims for medically unnecessary orthopedic braces and other medical equipment. Dena J. King, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, says...
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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 […]
WYTHEVILLE, VA

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...
DURHAM, NC
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All-Conference Spotlight: Tennis

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Floyd library offers free vegetables to help address food insecurity

As the cost for food continues to hit families across Virginia, several libraries across the state are offering free food. At least two libraries have food pantries, one in Pearisburg, in Giles County, and another in Chesapeake, in the Hampton Roads region. A library in Fredericksburg has a community garden, managed by librarian staff and volunteers for donations to a local food bank. And a library in Floyd now has a community fridge, with free vegetables, some of which are grown at local farms.
FLOYD COUNTY, VA
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