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Governor McDonnell Announces 170 New Jobs in Pulaski County

Governor McDonnell Announces 170 New Jobs in Pulaski County

Korona S.A. to invest $18.3 million in first U.S. candle production operation RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that Korona S.A., one of the largest producers of candles in…

Shomo accused of bilking investors in Ponzi scheme

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   ROANOKE – A man who operated scooter shops in downtown Pulaski and Fairlawn was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly bilking business…

Governor making economic development announcement here Friday

The office of Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today that McDonnell will be in Pulaski County Friday to make another “significant announcement regarding a new company moving to Pulaski County, creating…

Riverway 5k in Bisset Park to benefit American Heart Association

RADFORD–The Riverway 5k will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 at 9 am and will help kick off the second annual RiverFest.   The proceeds from the event will go to the…

PulaskiFest musical acts

This year’s PulaskiFest will see a number of musical acts perform, including Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome, the Breeze Brothers and Leigh Beamer. The members of Still Lonesome all have…

NRCC to offer Certified Medical Office Manager training

The healthcare field is one that requires constant training. The Office of Workforce Development at New River Community College is responding to that need by offering Certified Medical Office Manager…

NRCC schedules fall Sharper Skills seminars

New River Community College’s “Sharper Skills Seminars” for business will continue this fall with several workshops scheduled for October. Topics will include Microsoft Office Specialist Certification, Microsoft Office 2013, team…

Wilderness Road museum hosting special program

Wilderness Road museum hosting special program

Wilderness Road Regional Museum will host a program highlighting the work of folk artist Lewis Miller Saturday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the museum. Doug Martin will present “Local…

Town Council further discusses business development

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   At Tuesday night’s town council meeting, Economic Developer John White came forward to continue the discussion of how best to foster business development in Pulaski,…

Police capture man after double foot pursuits

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski police captured a man being sought on multiple warrants Tuesday, but not before chasing him on foot twice. Pulaski Police Officer Megan Jennings said…