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Fires destroy house, damage business

Electrical issues sparked two fires that destroyed a Pulaski County residence and damaged a Pulaski business this week According to Pulaski Fire Department Chief Bill Webb, an overloaded electrical system…

Volvo teams with area university

A federal grant announced Tuesday will help Volvo Trucks North America trim its “industrial footprint” and continue to provide jobs in the New River Valley, according to its Dublin plant…

Homeowners needed for Dora Highway project

Community Housing Partners is hosting an information session regarding the Dora Highway Revitalization Project on Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Hensel Eckman YMCA. Part of the revitalization…

Pulaski Area Transit extending hours, reducing student fare

In an effort to attract more college students and area workers, Pulaski Area Transit (PAT) will extend its hours of operation and cut its student fare in half starting in…

Brother and sisters reunited after 35 years

After a 35-year search, a Pulaski woman located her long lost brother who resides no more than an hour away. While the reunion is extraordinary, it is not the first…

Pulaski County schools accredited

The Virginia Department of Education announced yesterday that every Pulaski County schools had earned full state accreditation and meets current state standards for achievement in English, mathematics, history and science…

‘Forensics Files’ show to air in 2011

A television show featuring the 2000 Pulaski County murder of Tara Rose Munsey is expected to air early next year. Phil Claroni, associate producer of the “Forensic Files” segment to…

Constitution Day marks 223rd anniversary

Friday marks the 223rd anniversary of the signing of the Constitution. On Sept. 17, 1787, 42 of the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention held their final meeting to sign…

Pulaski will not pay for sewer extension

Pulaski officials will help negotiate a sewer easement for an area developer, but will not pay an estimated $40,000 to extend service to his Bob White Boulevard property. Teddy Harrison…

Sweepstakes scam reported locally

A local Pulaski County resident reported yet another financial scam targeting individuals throughout the county. This current scam has been taking advantage of unsuspecting recipients for over a year and…