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Progress made on clean-up

Wednesday marked two months since sections of the Town of Pulaski and Pulaski County were heavily damaged by tornadoes, but county officials say “substantial progress” is being made. Although clean-up…

Council resume guideline offered

In order to ensure resumes for the vacancy on Pulaski Town Council make it to the proper person, the town has established a guideline for their submission. Applicants are asked…

Calfee festival offering international fare

The “Catch the World of Sports” Festival to be held at Calfee Park Saturday, June 25, from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m., will offer an opportunity to taste a variety of…

Dam failure alerts available

If there should be a structural failure of Claytor Lake Dam, would officials be able to notify residents in the inundation zone in time to save lives? Appalachian Power Co.…

Schools to get improvements

Four Pulaski County schools will receive nearly $200,000 in improvements thanks to the recent approval of a revised Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) by the Pulaski County School Board. Ron Nichols,…

Tornado absences excused

A dozen Pulaski County School System employees who missed work as a result of the April tornado damage have had their absences excused. The tornadoes resulted in 12 employees missing…

Lion Dogs benefit more than tummies

They’ve been a mainstay of Pulaski County Flea Markets and New River Valley Fairs for decades. People stand in line and sometimes show up at these events for the sole…

Welker proposes tax increase

No one from the public chose to speak during a public hearing on Pulaski’s proposed 2011-12 Budget Tuesday, but Councilman Morgan Welker did. Welker proposed a two-cent hike in town…

Council candidates sought

Those interested in filling a vacant seat on Pulaski Town Council have until June 17 to submit resumes for consideration. Pulaski Town Council voted Tuesday night to use the same…

Pulaski to rededicate train station Saturday

Pulaski will rededicate its rebuilt train station Saturday, two and a half years after it was destroyed by fire. Although the ceremony doesn’t officially begin until 11 a.m., the train…