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Alternative currency proposed

In the midst of an ailing economy and devalued dollar, a Northern Virginia legislator thinks it’s time the state looks into establishing an alternative currency – just in case. Robert…

PCHS to become ‘tent city’

The normally vacant parking lots of Pulaski County High School will become a virtual “tent city” for a couple of days this summer as Bike Virginia participants set up camp…

Holidays bump jobless rates up

The prospect of finding extra holiday employment sent additional job seekers into the labor force in November, causing unemployment rates to tick up slightly over October figures. Nationally, and in…

Griffith takes office

Wednesday marks the beginning of a new era for Southwest Virginia as Congressman-Elect Morgan Griffith is sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Griffith believes his…

Humane Society hopes to keep its numbers up

For 2010, the Pulaski County Humane Society saw increases in services across the board. In 2011, the society hopes its percentages will continue to rise. In 2010, adoption rates increased…

‘Y’ still seeking churches for special winter program

Area churches still have an opportunity to sign up for a special winter program that will provide their congregations access to indoor recreation at Hensel Eckman YMCA this winter. As…

Cougars defeated by Christiansburg

Dublin- Pulaski County hosted the Christiansburg Blue Demons in the opener of the River Ridge District for both teams as the Blue Demons ripped the Cougars, 75-53. The Cougars fall…

Extension agent reductions opposed

Pulaski County officials are voicing opposition to a proposed restructuring of the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service that will likely mean fewer agents serving the county. In a letter to Extension…

Frigid weather helps boost calls to fire dept.

An onset of frigid temperatures boosted calls to the Pulaski Fire Department in December as citizens put heating devices to work in an effort to keep warm. Fire Chief Bill…

YMCA will host concert

Hensel Eckman YMCA will host a concert Saturday night featuring three area bands for high school youth and young adults. YMCA Director Suzanne Wantland said Pulaski Community Partners Coalition (PCPC)…