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Webb to leave Senate in 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democratic Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election to a second term in the U.S. Senate next year. “It has been a great…

Board asked to donate trailer

New River Valley Fair Association has asked Pulaski County School Board to donate a vacant classroom trailer from Newbern Elementary to the association, but board members have more than just…

Draper Cross search over

For years, Sherman Shockley has been in search of a photograph depicting the famous lightning cross on a Draper hillside, which occurred July 29, 1949. Finally, after placing advertisements and…

AARP providing tax help

The AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) Tax-Aide Program is once again offering preparation and counseling on personal income tax returns at Pulaski Senior Center. Assistance is available to low-…

Youth sought for park program

Looking for a unique alternative to summer camp? Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is accepting applications from youth ages 14-17 to serve the Commonwealth of Virginia through its Youth…

Outdoor burn law starts Tuesday

It may still be winter, but Tuesday, Feb. 15, marks the beginning of the spring fire season in Virginia, so that means it’s time to place restrictions on outdoor burning.…

School Board discusses missed days

As winter subsides, many county teachers and parents are raising concerns about how missed days are going to be made up. The proposed options are on the table for the…

‘Giddiness’ sends Davis to county bee

Critzer Elementary School student Madison Davis was giddy with excitement Friday as her spelling of the word “giddiness” advanced her to the Pulaski County Spelling Bee to be held next…

School Board Appreciation Month

Governor Bob McDonnell has proclaimed February as School Board Appreciation Month to help highlight the contributions of dedicated men and women who take the time to care about our local…

Fighting Gravity to perform at Va. Tech Relay event

After “America’s Got Talent” tour appearances around the country, performing group Fighting Gravity will return to Virginia Tech to raise money for the university’s Relay For Life program. Made up…