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Predatory lending crack down

A new Federal Trade Commission regulation that went into effect Wednesday will help protect financially-desperate families from deceptive offers for debt relief. “The new rule will have a significant impact…

Dublin adopts drought plan

Dublin Town Council held a public hearing Oct. 21 regarding the New River Regional Water Supply Plan and Drought Ordinance. Development of the plan was put into motion by former…

Healthy teenage eating promoted

With fewer than a quarter of high school students eating healthy fruits and vegetables five or more times per day, Pulaski County Public Schools and the local Extension Service are…

Students raise awareness and money for the cure

For the second year, the Pulaski County High School marketing class is raising money and awareness for breast cancer. One student in the class has a special connection with the…

Free Flu Clinic for adults over 18

The New River Health District is kicking-off the 2010 influenza vaccination season with drive-through dispensing clinics for adults over the age of 18 only. The clinic will be held Friday,…

Memorial approved for courthouse

A new monument will replace the cracked, and costly, eternal flame veterans’ memorial in front of the historic Pulaski County Courthouse. Pulaski County Board of Supervisors voted Monday night to…

Thousands flock to haunted attraction

The haunted Major Graham Mansion located in Wythe County, at the junction of Interstates 81 and 77, officially opened SpookyWorld on Oct. 8. Since that day thousands of people have…

Bids in on Main Street building

Bids for demolition and removal of a collapsed building on West Main Street in Pulaski have been received. Town Manager John Hawley said the town received three bids for the…

Halloween on school night questioned

It’s too late to make a change this year, but a Pulaski County mother and teacher asks that Halloween be moved to Saturday instead of a school night the next…

Halloween 2010 Schedule

Pulaski County Monday, Nov. 1 – Halloween Trick or Treat. Town of Pulaski Friday, Oct. 29, 3:30 to 7 p.m. – Treat Trail for Businesses (trail maps can be picked…