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NRCC grads receive diplomas

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Nathaniel “Nat” Marshall gave New River Community College students just what they wanted Friday night – a brief and humorous graduation speech. Marshall, chairman of the…

YMCA proposing Pulaski Days again

Hensel Eckman YMCA is offering to hold Pulaski Town Days again this summer, but given the town’s budget shortfall, it’s questionable whether town council will accept the offer. An agreement…

Ralph Stanley performing At Pulaski Theatre May 21

Known worldwide for their traditional mountain music, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, will perform at Pulaski Theatre Saturday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m. Born in Dickenson County, Stanley…

Big budget cuts needed

Only two weeks are left before Pulaski Town Council needs to have a 2011-12 Fiscal Year Budget to advertise for public hearing. But if it’s going to be balanced, it…

Ten percent of fund spent

Just over 10 percent of the $236,151 donated to the Pulaski Tornado Relief Fund has been spent to date, according to county officials. Assistant County Administrator Robert Hiss said $25,408…

Downed aircraft was false alarm

A severe thunderstorm and controlled burn combined to make for the “perfect storm” and some anxious moments at New River Valley Airport Tuesday night. Dublin Fire Chief Ronnie McClure said…

Game to score for tornado relief

The annual Faculty-Senior Basketball Game at Pulaski County High School is a community event that generally helps to raise money for needed sports materials. However, this year proceeds from the…

Mail carriers to hold food drive

Mail carriers will collect non-perishable food from customers Saturday for the annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Last year, Pulaski County postal customers contributed…

Pepper’s Ferry OKs budget, pay increases

Pepper’s Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority has approved a $4.7 million 2011-12 budget that includes pay increases for employees while reducing the sewage treatment rate Although the treatment rate is…

FEMA denies tornado relief

It appears local tornado victims are going to have to rely on state, local and private sector assistance to recover unless some federal assistance comes by way of a Community…