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$2.5 million in water quality grants available

Local governments, nonprofit organizations and others statewide are eligible to apply for $2.5 million in Water Quality Improvement Fund grants to reduce runoff or nonpoint source pollution from developed lands.…

Claytor Lake Cleanup Slated

In an effort to maintain clean Virginia waterways and a clean Claytor Lake shoreline, a Cleanup Day is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers…

Still time to comment on APCo. lake license

In June 2011, Appalachian Power Company’s license to operate projects at Claytor Lake, including the dam, will expire. As AEP seeks to renew its license, community members still have a…

Highways safer this Labor Day

Virginia’s highways proved to be considerably safer over the 2010 Labor Day weekend than in 2009, according to Virginia State Police. Last year 14 people lost their lives in traffic…

Relay begins 2011 planning

Pulaski County may have just completed its 2010 Relay For Life campaign, but it’s time to start gearing up for the 2011 event. Relay will hold its first planning session…

Lions Fall Flea Market Sept. 18

The Dublin Lions Club will host the annual Fall Flea Market at the New River Valley Fairgrounds next week, on Sept. 18 to 19. The usual assortment of wares, including…

Pulaski to move on building removals

If the owners of two condemned buildings in downtown Pulaski won’t remove them, Pulaski will. Pulaski Town Council voted Tuesday night to proceed with obtaining court orders to remove buildings…

Pepper’s Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority has great year

Pepper’s Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority (PFRWTA) processed 4.25 million more gallons of wastewater than budgeted last fiscal year, resulting in a profitable year. Authority Executive Director Clarke Wallcraft said…

NRCC launches new mentoring program

As the 2010 fall semester at New River Community College (NRCC) kicked off, the administration launched a new students mentoring program to help students achieve success. The new program, Partners…

Web site planned to attract fall tourists

Virginia is for Lovers has created a new website featuring fall attractions throughout the state. The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce believes the areas involvement in the site will bring…