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Orlando Salinas and WDBJ7 Reporter | August 30, 2012
One of Southwest Virginia's largest employers opened its doors Thursday. About 100 local business owners, university administrators and politicians, met inside the Volvo plant in Pulaski County. Right in the middle of huge motors and assembly lines. Volvo said it was the first time its held this type of networking event on its property. Volvo says it wants to be a better and more transparent neighbor. That means bringing in outsiders, exchanging ideas and buying local whenever possible.
David Seidel and Assignment Manager | August 24, 2012
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman who was killed Friday morning in a crash on Route 11. 61-year-old Carol Davis of Radford died in the accident. The drivers of two other vehicles, 19-year-old Brittany Mitchell of Radford and 33-year-old Laura Crowder of Dublin, were extricated from their vehicles and taken to the hospital. Mitchell was treated and released, Crowder was transferred to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We're waiting to find out the name of the woman killed in a three-car crash in Pulaski County on Friday morning.
Orlando Salinas and WDBJ7 New River Valley Reporter | July 4, 2012
In addition the power outages, many people are still dealing with the cleanup from strong storms on Friday and Sunday. One church in Dublin needs a brand new roof and is relying on old fashioned faith. Last Friday's storm was bad enough. Then Sunday nights skies opened up again, powerful winds damaged the churches gas line. Pastor Donald Neace knows the grace of good neighbors. "Our neighbor Mr Cullup smelled the propane from the broken gas lines and ran up here and shut the tank off. We are very thankful for him because this may have blown up completely," Neace said.
WDBJ7 Web Staff | June 5, 2012
A man who was already a registered sex offender has been arrested for sexual battery on children under the age of 13 in Blacksburg. 47-year-old Danny Dillow of Dublin was arrested Monday. The assaults allegedly happened at the Montgomery County Public Library in Blacksburg. Dillow has been charged with three counts of aggravated sexual battery on a child under the age of 13, one count of aggravated sexual battery for a child under 13, and one count of assault and battery. According to the Blacksburg Police Department, the investigation began May 15 when investigators received information about the inappropriate touching by an adult male at the library.
Orlando Salinas and WDBJ7 Reporter | May 25, 2012
Across the country, many veterans consider being buried in a military cemetery, an honor that they've earned. In Dublin, there's a veterans cemetery only about a year old, that's seeking out those who've served their country.  Wayne A Hurst, David W. Moore, Joseph G Marceau. In all, 147 servicemen, women and their spouses are buried at Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin. Nearly 90 acres, this $7.5 million dollar veterans cemetery has been open for about a year.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | April 30, 2012
A Dublin man has been arrested for allegedly taking pictures of a woman on his cell phone without her permission. And Christiansburg police believe he may have photographed other unsuspecting woman. 36-year-old William Hughes has been charged with knowingly and intentionally videotaping, photographing, or filming a non-consenting person 18 years of age or older. Detectives say a woman reported that a man took a picture of her while she was shopping April 16. The woman told police that she felt something hit her leg, and looked down to see a man taking a picture with his cell phone.
April 27, 2012
A woman was killed in a wreck in Pulaski County Friday morning. It happened on Route 100, near the intersection of Lily Dell Circle. Authorities say 38-year-old Angie Sutphin of Dublin was traveling norh when her SUV ran off the right side of the road, hit a guardrail and flipped. She was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. She died at the scene. No other vehicles were involved in the crash and no one else was injured.
WDBJ7 Web Staff | April 12, 2012
Three people have been arrested after a toddler was found at a meth lab in Dublin. Virginia State Police say, 33-year-old Jessica Fagg, 25-year-old Christopher Warden, and 32-year-old Matthew Gustafson were all in a trailer that had an active one-pot meth lab. Investigators with the Claytor Lake Regional Drug Task Force made the discovery on April 6 in a trailer at 4978 Lee Highway. Fagg, Warden, and Gustafson have all been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of two or more precursors with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, and making methamphetamine in the presence of a child.
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