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Pulaski native awarded Teacher of the Year

Pulaski native awarded Teacher of the Year

By LAURA ENDERSON laura@southwesttimes.com   Henrico County Public Schools have awarded this year’s Teacher of the Year to Pulaski native Taylor Snow. Alexandra Mendez-Zfass received the First-Year Teacher of the…

Industrial hemp gets county’s support

Industrial hemp gets county’s support

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com When the issue came before them a year ago, Pulaski County Board of Supervisors members were skeptical of giving their stamp of approval to efforts to…

PFD holding fundraiser Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Fire Department will hold its annual barbecue dinner and auction fundraiser Saturday evening at Pulaski Elementary School. The event runs 4-8 p.m., with the live…

Caboose discussion apparently comes to an end

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   At the last Pulaski Town Council meeting, Bill Strenz, a local investor and former member of Pulaski’s Redevelopment and Housing Authority, addressed the council, announcing…

Man on the Street

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Sometimes the best news isn’t what people are doing in the community, but what they’re thinking. We again present a feature about just that, giving you…

County drops budget almost $100K: Includes increases in real estate and personal property tax rates

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing June 17 on a proposed 2013-14 budget that is almost $100,000 less than the current…

Road plan includes $35M for Pulaski Co.

Road plan includes $35M for Pulaski Co.

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will hold a public hearing June 4 on a $15.4 billion draft Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) that includes just over…

Local offices, businesses, closed to observe Memorial Day

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Many area banks, public offices, utilities and services will take a break to observe Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. While many offices will be closed, some…

PCHS teacher wins lottery’s ‘Super Teacher’ award

PCHS teacher wins lottery’s ‘Super Teacher’ award

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Bethany Schaefer, an English teacher at Pulaski County High School, was as in the dark about Wednesday morning’s assembly as everyone else. She didn’t know…

New finance director introduced at council meeting

New finance director introduced at council meeting

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The town of Pulaski’s new finance director, Pamela Witten, was formally introduced to the public by current Finance Director Sherry Boyd at Tuesday night’s council…