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Board names employee of the month

At the Jan. 13 Pulaski County School Board meeting, Beck Hedrick was name the Deb 2010 employee of the month. Bob Becker, Pulaski County Public Schools superintended, described her as…

Council recognizes Public Works Dept.

While most people were able to spend Christmas with their loved ones, employees of Pulaski’s Public Works and Streets Department were busy keeping the roads clear of snow. This dedication…

Chamber honors businesses

Two businesses and an individual were among those honored at Thursday night’s 58th annual meeting and awards ceremony of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce. A business that attracted visitors…

Rape case ends in suicide

Police say the case against a Christiansburg man charged last summer with raping a minor in Pulaski County in the late 1980s, came to a close in October when the…

The fight for equal education

Throughout the 20th Century, many outstanding individuals fought the fight for equal and civil rights. The most notable of these was the late Martin Luther King Jr. Locally, civil rights…

ATV operator charged in pursuit

RADFORD – Four charges were filed against a Radford man Tuesday when he was released from the hospital where he was taken following a Sunday police chase and subsequent wreck.…

Free directory assistance calls limited

RICHMOND – If you use directory assistance often, a recent ruling by the State Corporation Commission will limit you to one free assistance call per month. If the Virginia Telecommunications…

Chamber employee killed in crash

SALEM – A three-vehicle collision on Interstate 81 Monday night claimed the life of Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce Communications Director Claudia Cervantes. Cervantes, 28, was one of two people…

Rabies shots encouraged

Although the number of confirmed cases of rabies in Pulaski County actually declined in 2010, a local environmental health official says livestock and domestic animals should be vaccinated. “It’s worth…

Police raid Radford meth lab

Two adults are being held without bond and two children are in the custody of the state following an early Thursday morning raid of an apartment in Radford. According to…