A collection of news and information related to Russell County published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 12 » View latimes.com items only
Times Staff WriterThe generation-long political retreat of Democrats across the South is disintegrating into a rout. President Bush dominated the South so completely in last month's presidential election that he carried nearly 85% of all the counties across the region --...
Richmond Times-DispatchInvestor Pete Snyder announced Tuesday that his venture capital fund has put money into a clothing company with products manufactured in Southwest Virginia. Snyder's investment company, Alexandria-based Disruptor Capital, made an investment in Bills...
Bristol Herald Courier, Va.A June trial is still on for three Castlewood High School students accused of sexually assaulting a male classmate, a judge decided Wednesday. Those students -- Kenneth Otto Purkey, Jonathan Corey Lasley and Nicholas Wythe Kiser -- appeared in Russell...
WDBJ7 ReporterDressed in what looks like their Sunday best, family and friends pack into pews. The scene resembles a church. Normally, the Russell County Courthouse is all about dispensing justice, but this day is different and Judge Michael Moore, says it clearly so...
WDBJ7 ReporterA few area schools received big honors from Richmond Wednesday. The Board of Education Excellence awards were given to 51 schools across the state. The only school in Roanoke City to receive the award was Crystal Spring Elementary. It met all...
Virginia has recorded its first storm-related death. State police say a 22-year-old Russell County man was killed early Thursday after his vehicle ran off Route 632 in southwest Virginia, went over an embankment and landed upside down in a creek....
Bessie Vanover 1958-2013 LIBERTY — Besse Jean Luttrell Vanover, 54, of Liberty, died Wednesday. Born Dec. 13, 1958, in Russell County, Ky., she was a daughter of the late William and Ruby Luttrell. She was the widow of Kirmon Michael Vanover....
A southwest Virginia man has pleaded guilty to running a regular high-stakes poker game. U.S. Attorney Timothy Heaphy says 61-year-old Shelby Mullins of Abingdon pleaded guilty Monday to operating an illegal gambling establishment and failing to file a...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA Stanford man pleaded guilty Monday just before he was to go on trial in Boyle Circuit Court on charges related to a Junction City home invasion in 2010. Shawn Durham, 25, entered an open guilty plea to two counts of first-degree robbery and burglary...
The Lynchburg School Board has named a tempoary superintendent. Dr. Larry Massie will be the acting leader until the school board has the opportunity to search for a permanent replacement. Dr. Massie will begin his post on August 1st. ---------------...
Here is a news release from VDOT: BE ALERT TO SLICK TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN AREAS OF SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA Wednesday, January 26, 2011 – 10 p.m. BRISTOL –The Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) asks motorists to...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WBRC-TV MyFoxAL.com)-- Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press. SECURITY BREACH Hard drive missing from Birmingham VA Medical Center WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs said yesterday that...
Dec 15, 2004 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 15, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
May 8, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Apr 25, 2013 |Story| WDBJ7
Mar 13, 2013 |Story| WDBJ7
Mar 7, 2013 |Story| AP Virginia
Jan 31, 2013 |Story| AM News
Jan 9, 2012 |Story| WDBJ7
Jan 31, 2012 |Story| AM News
Jul 19, 2011 |Story| WDBJ7
Jan 26, 2011 |Story| WDBJ7
Feb 3, 2007 |Story| Associated Press
Original site for Russell County topic gallery.