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Chamber says tourism is critical for county

At a recent meeting of the Board of Directors of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, Robert Hiss, assistant Pulaski County administrator, presented an up-date on current tourism initiatives. Hiss…

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…

Dye served jail time for manslaughter

A Pulaski man charged with the attempted murder of a woman in Scott County Sept. 18 has already served prison time for shooting a man to death in 1997. According…

iPads enter Pulaski schools

On Sept. 29, Pearson and the Commonwealth of Virginia launched the nation’s first-ever complete social studies curriculum for the iPad. Among the schools to take part in the iPad intensive…

Unemployment claims steady

Unemployment remains fairly steady across the area, with Pulaski County recording only a slight increase of two-tenths of a percent in August. The county’s seasonally unadjusted rate of 9.3 percent…

PulaskiFest seeks cars for Cruise In

Owners of classic and vintage cars are invited to come out Saturday and join the New River Valley Crusiers in celebrating PulaskiFest. Those interested in participating in this “Cruise In”…

NRV Airport celebrates new runway

On Sept. 28, The New River Valley Airport Commission celebrated the completion of the $5 million runway rehabilitation project at the New River Valley Airport. A large group of local…

DeHaven ordinance approved

A Pulaski County official is hopeful citizens will follow the rules of a newly-approved ordinance allowing the use of certain “carts” on roads around DeHaven Park. Ingles District Supervisor Ranny…

Art and more gives the FAC NRV much more

On Aug. 28, 2010 the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley held an auction to benefit its daily costs. The auction generated $6,500 or the center’s continued program…

St. Albans’ condition worse than guests expected

Community members gathered at St. Albans in Fairlawn Saturday for dinner, tours and a question and answer with the stars of Syfy’s Ghost Hunters, Dave Tango and Steve Gonsalves. The…