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Bicycle shop coming to depot

For those who’d like to be able to bike the New River Trail, but don’t own or want to invest in a bicycle, the problem will be solved come April.…

More scoreboard funding possible

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Baseball Inc. has offered to kick in $6,000 toward a new scoreboard at Calfee Park, but action on the offer has been delayed while other…

Red Horse Tavern stands still in time

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com In the early 1800s, the Red Horse Tavern was known as one of Pulaski County’s star attractions. Today the property is owned by a member of…

Couple hauling body plead guilty

TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. – A couple who was arrested in July 2009 after a body was found inside the van they were driving on Interstate 81 in Wythe County has pleaded…

Claytor Lake holds controlled burn

Claytor Lake State Park ignited a prescribed burn scheduled on Wednesday. The 13-acre area is located on the western side of Claytor Lake State Park and was ignited by hand…

I-81 vehicle fire leads to arrest

Losing his vehicle to fire on the side of Interstate 81 Tuesday turned out to be the least of problems for a Gate City man who ended up in New…

Lingering accounts to be written off

Pulaski’s town finance director got the go-ahead Tuesday to “write off” around $30,000 in uncollectible utility accounts. The ordinance unanimously passed Tuesday will allow Sherry Boyd to purge five-year-old inactive…

County PSA water rate increase approved

Pulaski County Public Service Authority passed a resolution Tuesday calling for water rates to increase 25 cents per 1,000 gallons by mid-2013 to help cover debt service on the Commerce…

DMV offering text message reminders

Those accustomed to communicating by text message, can now sign up to be notified by text when it’s time to renew their vehicle registration. As a cost-saving measure, Virginia Department…

I-81 vehicle fire leads to arrest

Losing his vehicle to fire on the side of Interstate 81 Tuesday turned out to be the least of problems for a Gate City man who ended up in New…