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Relief volunteers treated to Pulaski Mariners baseball

More than 100 volunteers in town to help clean up and make repairs to tornado-damaged homes had a chance to relax at a Pulaski Mariner’s baseball game this week. According…

Vets to be honored at July 4th event

As part of local Independence Day celebrations, Pulaski County will hold its annual ceremony in remembrance of veterans and members of the armed forces Monday, July 4. The public is…

Renewing permit at DMV will cost more

Renewing your driver’s license or identification card at the Department of Motor Vehicles office will cost you $5 more beginning next month. As the result of new legislation that takes…

Summer reading: not just for kids

When we hear of summer reading programs, we usually think of children. However, at Pulaski County’s two libraries, summer reading isn’t just for kids anymore. The local libraries in Pulaski…

Council interviews to be divided

So many people applied for the vacant seat on Pulaski Town Council that interviews will be conducted in two separate meetings instead of one. Council members agreed with Mayor Jeff…

Cyclists to invade Valley

An estimated 2,000 bicyclists are expected to invade the New River Valley this weekend, many setting up camp at Pulaski County High School, for the 24th Annual Bike Virginia Tour,…

Infection prevention goal of program

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, healthcare-associated infections (HAI) cost the nation’s healthcare system an estimated $6.65 billion in 2007, with one in every 20 patients contracting…

‘Contemporary’ bluegrass coming to Pulaski Theatre

Ashlee Blankenship and her band, Blades of Blue, will bring “contemporary” bluegrass to the Pulaski Theatre Friday at 7:30 p.m. A Floyd native, Blankenship started her musical career singing in…

Recipients of bonuses debated

An attempt to extend jobs bill funded bonuses to newly-retired teachers failed Monday in a 2-3 vote of Pulaski County School Board. The issue of who is supposed to receive…

Biker airlifted after wreck

A motorcycle operator was airlifted to a Roanoke hospital after wrecking on Wilderness Road Monday. According to Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jeff Saunders, the motorcycle, operated by Kenneth G.…