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Becker takes helm July 1

For most of his adult life he has worked in the public school system, but Bob Becker says the 15 years he spent at a management firm gave him the…

‘Elvis’ tribute artist gets Pulaski rockin’

Elvis tribute artist Ryan Pelton rode into town on a fire truck Friday night amid the applause of a large crowd in Jackson Park. Pelton, a Nashville based musician, took…

Business incubator gains financing

Six months ago the future of the New River Valley Competitiveness Center business incubator was looking bleak. New River Development Corporation, the center’s parent company, had a balloon payment coming…

Deal with YMCA will help Pulaski residents keep fit

Under an agreement approved Tuesday night, Town of Pulaski residents will have free use of certain facilities at the Hensel Eckman YMCA on Sunday afternoons this summer in exchange for…

Radford man arrested on five sex charges

A 43-year-old Radford man is being held without bond on five charges involving sex crimes against a child. Frederick William Roller is charged with two counts of object sexual penetration,…

Cookout will welcome Mariners

The Pulaski Mariners and Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will host a cookout style luncheon Monday at Calfee Park, as they welcome the 2010 Pulaski Mariners farm team to town.…

Lake festival survived, despite weather

The 37th Annual Claytor Lake Festival was held Saturday and managed to draw large crowds throughout the day despite intermittent heavy downpours. Vendors came prepared for the rain with tents…

Elvis is coming to Pulaski!

It’s time to break out your blue suede shoes, put on your poodle skirt and head on down to Jackson Park Friday because Elvis is coming to town! International, award-winning…

Appalachian wants to lower rates

After years of repeated requests to increase its fuel factor charges, Appalachian Power Company is now seeking the largest reduction in its fuel factor in decades. Wednesday, Appalachian Power asked…

PCHS bids farewell to Class of 2010

It was a beautiful Friday evening, as a capacity crowd at Kenneth J. Dobson Stadium watched 339 students accept their diplomas during Pulaski County High School’s Thirty-sixth Commencement exercises. Fifteen…