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Scott creates device to aid military

Basil H. Scott Jr., as a member of the Kauai team Oceanit, helped to invent and patent the Hostile Fire Detection System (HFDS). Among its honors, the team presented the…

Photos headed to Chicago

Around 40 historic photos from the Pulaski Train Station fire will soon be headed to Chicago for restoration, but getting them there may be “a bit of a challenge,” according…

More jobs coming to region

A $100 million order from Norfolk Southern Railway Co. will bring about 200 more jobs to the region, offering an employment opportunity for those able to commute to Roanoke. Gov.…

PCHS students win big at SkillsUSA competition

The month of February is Career and Technical Education month and the students of the co-curricular organization SkillsUSA have been busy. Currently, the Pulaski County High School SkillsUSA chapter is…

Mechanic restoring ’48 aircraft

Aircraft come and go at New River Valley Airport on a daily basis, but few, if any, are as unique as the one being restored in the hanger leased by…

Board questions ‘obligation’

At the Pulaski County School Board first budget workshop, concerns were raised regarding the use of the Education Job’s Fund bill within the county. Dr. Bob Becker, superintendent, said at…

Pulaski sets priorities

It may be a moot point, but Pulaski Town Council has approved five projects to submit as priorities for Community Development Block Grant funding. The 2012 draft federal budget recently…

Pulaski woman injured in wreck

An elderly Pulaski woman was injured Thursday in a single-vehicle wreck on Route 11. Pulaski Police Department Officer C.M. McKnight said the woman, whom he declined to identify, was southbound…

Town Council approves train station furnishings

Pulaski Town Council has authorized the purchase of folding tables and chairs, and two wooden tables built by inmates in Virginia’s Correctional System for use in the train station. Town…

Mechanic restoring ’48 aircraft

Aircraft come and go at New River Valley Airport on a daily basis, but few, if any, are as unique as the one being restored in the hanger leased by…