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114 bridge project to be lengthy

Once construction begins to replace the westbound Route 114 bridge, completion is expected to take “quite a long time,” a VDOT official said Monday. Plans call for a bridge over…

Civics Award presented to Mathews

The SWT is honored tonight to recognize an individual, not a native of Pulaski County, but a Virginian by birth that calls Pulaski County home after arriving here in 1941,…

Shelter needs community support

The Pulaski County Humane Society shelter is participating in the Animal Rescue Site $300,000 Shelter Challenge 2011. The shelter is hoping to win at least the $1,000 prize to help…

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…

Resident recalls his closer walk

Wythe (Malcolm) Kemp was 19-years-old when he first locked eyes with Patsy Cline. The two had a whirlwind romance that was over as fast as it begun. With the upcoming…

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…

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…