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Devastation can’t be described

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com The American Red Cross made its way to Pulaski to help the victims of last Friday’s tornado by supplying food and others items. Two Red Cross…

Man’s best friend needs shelter

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com For many people, pets are as much a part of their family as their children. According to the Pulaski County Humane Society, some Pulaski County residents…

Pulaski County 2nd highest poverty rate

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com About 157,000 Virginians have joined the ranks of the poor since the recession began, according to a new report by The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis,…

National Guard absence explained

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Given the amount of damage from Friday’s tornadoes, questions have arisen as to why the Virginia National Guard was not brought in to help with the…

United Way helping victims despite director’s damage

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com DRAPER – Even though she had her own “mini disaster” to deal with at home, Pulaski County United Way Director Susan Dalrymple was in the office…

Officials: We’ll weather the storm

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski town and county officials praised the outpouring of support since the tornadoes struck Friday and vowed the community will be made stronger by this crisis.…

Devastation can’t be described

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com The American Red Cross made its way to Pulaski to help the victims of last Friday’s tornado by supplying food and others items. Two Red Cross…

Man’s best friend needs shelter

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com For many people, pets are as much a part of their family as their children. According to the Pulaski County Humane Society, some Pulaski County residents…

Tornado update 4/16/11, 11 a.m.

Emergency Shelter The American Red Cross Temporary Emergency Shelter at Critzer Elementary School off Bob White Boulevard was opened at 6:00 pm on Friday. It is scheduled to close at…

Tornado update 4/16/11, 11 a.m.

Emergency Shelter The American Red Cross Temporary Emergency Shelter at Critzer Elementary School off Bob White Boulevard was opened at 6:00 pm on Friday. It is scheduled to close at…