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Dublin receives grant

A $50,000 federal grant is being provided to the Town of Dublin to assist with the purchase of three new police vehicles, Ninth District Cong. Rick Boucher announced Wednesday. The…

Newbern Fall Festival returns

Newbern Fall Festival returns this weekend, Oct. 9-10, as vendors and visitors fill the streets throughout the village. The festival is known as the largest two-day arts and crafts festival…

Finding Fatz still an issue

Pulaski County has renewed its year-old request for Virginia Department of Transportation to improve signage at the entrance to Fatz Café on Alexander Farm Road off Route 100 near Dublin.…

RU students to clean up New River

The month of September kicked off the fall Stewardship Virginia campaign. A group of students from Radford University hopes to help the surrounding communities by organizing a cleanup of the…

D’Amico cleared of assaults

A Pulaski County physician was cleared Wednesday of two of three charges filed against him this summer. Following five hours of testimony in two separate hearings in Pulaski County Juvenile…

Pulaski launches new program

The Town of Pulaski introduced a new customer service tool for citizens on Friday. The tool, “Askpulaskitown,” is a comprehensive electronic customer service program that will assist residents in requesting…

Local Fire Parade is Thursday

Fire Departments from throughout the region will converge on the Town of Pulaski Thursday for the annual fire prevention parade. The theme of this year’s event is "Smoke Alarms: A…

Early flu vaccinations advised

Health departments in the New River Health District, including the Pulaski County Health Department, are offering influenza vaccines. The vaccine this year protects against the seasonal and H1N1 viruses. The…

Python turned over to rescue group

An albino Burmese python found in a Pulaski yard last week has been turned over to Virginia Reptile Rescue in Manassas. Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Stuart Nelson said he…

Funding secured for Criminal Justice Academy

Funding of $2,083,212 has been secured for the New River Criminal Justice Training Academy for construction of a new training facility in Dublin. The funding was secured through the Rural…