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National Breast Cancer Month

As the nation marks the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Cancer Society is encouraging women to choose to put their personal breast health first to…

Number of Virginia kids in poverty rises

The newly released 2009 Census figures confirm earlier warnings of recession-induced rise in child poverty in Virginia. Pulaski County Social Services officials said the effects of the increase are being…

RU student found dead off campus

The Radford City Police Department notified Radford University officials on Friday, Oct. 15, that a university student had been found dead in an off-campus residence earlier that afternoon. The student…

Local student needs help to see the world

A local Pulaski Middle School student has been accepted into the People to People Ambassadors Program. The program is intended to connect students with individuals around the world by traveling…

Boysaw building removed

The Town of Pulaski recently moved forward with removal of the former Dew Drop Inn building on Randolph Avenue. The building’s roof collapsed in February during heavy snows. The town…

Library Photography Contest

The Pulaski County Library System is hosting its second annual photography contest. Last year, the contest was only open to 6-12 graders, but this year, anyone age 8 and up,…

Alteration in boundary plans suggested

With expansion of Pulaski town limits along the Route 11 corridor receiving opposition, one councilman is suggesting the town look at expanding out Bob White Boulevard instead. Pulaski Town Manager…

Physical Therapy month in full swing

The month of October is National Physical Therapy month. Pulaski Community Hospital has services for any type of injury and believes therapy can help in almost any situation. “Depending on…

Lien may be settled

The owner of one of six properties encumbered with liens held by the Town of Pulaski is interested in working with the town to settle the lien. Pulaski Mayor Jeff…

Recognition given for Census participation

Pulaski County and the Town of Pulaski were recently recognized with certificates for outstanding mail participation during the 2010 U.S. Census. According to Oct. 10 census figures, both the town…