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VDOT asked to expedite bridge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Virginia Department of Transportation is being asked to expedite replacement of a Pond Lick Hollow Road bridge that is leaving residents with inadequate fire protection and…

NRCC to hold jamboree this weekend

Upland Express and the Buck Mountain Band will be the featured performers when New River Community College holds its Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree Saturday, Jan. 14. The event…

Pulaski targeting fire lane violations

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you have a habit of parking in fire lanes, even for a minute, you may find yourself paying a hefty fine. Pulaski Fire Marshal Todd…

New Claytor dam license approved

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has given the go-ahead for Appalachian Power Co. (APCo) to continue operation of the Claytor Lake Dam for another 30…

NRCC grad elected to House of Delegates

STAFF REPORT A New River Community College graduate was elected in November to the Virginia House of Delegates representing 93rd District constituents in the Williamsburg area. Michael Watson graduated from…

Ashes can be destructive and deadly

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com One need only look at a Christmas morning fire that killed three children and their grandparents in Connecticut to see the destructive and deadly effects of…

Company appealing condemnation notice

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Board of Adjustments and Appeals for the town of Pulaski has called a meeting to hear an appeal of a Notice of Condemnation for removal…

Hydrilla treatments costly in 2011

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Thirty individual homeowners and homeowner associations spent more than $26,000 on hydrilla treatments at Claytor Lake in 2011. According to County Administrator Peter Huber, the Claytor…

Devolution talk concerns Akers

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Board of Supervisors accepted several streets into the state’s secondary road system Monday despite concerns over who will be paying to maintain them in…

Industrial park to receive funds for access roads

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com ShaeDawn Industrial Park on Cleburne Boulevard (Route 100) will receive $650,000 in state transportation funds to build an access road into the park. Pulaski County Community…