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New Claytor dam license approved

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has given the go-ahead for Appalachian Power Co. (APCo) to continue operation of the Claytor Lake Dam for another 30…

NRCC grad elected to House of Delegates

STAFF REPORT A New River Community College graduate was elected in November to the Virginia House of Delegates representing 93rd District constituents in the Williamsburg area. Michael Watson graduated from…

Ashes can be destructive and deadly

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com One need only look at a Christmas morning fire that killed three children and their grandparents in Connecticut to see the destructive and deadly effects of…

Company appealing condemnation notice

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Board of Adjustments and Appeals for the town of Pulaski has called a meeting to hear an appeal of a Notice of Condemnation for removal…

Hydrilla treatments costly in 2011

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Thirty individual homeowners and homeowner associations spent more than $26,000 on hydrilla treatments at Claytor Lake in 2011. According to County Administrator Peter Huber, the Claytor…

Devolution talk concerns Akers

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Board of Supervisors accepted several streets into the state’s secondary road system Monday despite concerns over who will be paying to maintain them in…

Industrial park to receive funds for access roads

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com ShaeDawn Industrial Park on Cleburne Boulevard (Route 100) will receive $650,000 in state transportation funds to build an access road into the park. Pulaski County Community…

Shoplifting increased in 2011

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Shoplifting increased 6 percent this year, but one might be surprised at what the thieves are making off with most often. Michael C. Creedon, vice president…

Orlando…here we come!

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com The funds are in, their bags are packed, and their uniforms are ready to go. The Pulaski County High School Golden Cougar Marching Band heads to…

Akers, Conner bid farewell

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Supervisors Ranny Akers and Frank Conner attended their final board meetings Monday night, thanking county staff and fellow board members for their assistance and…