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Mandated health coverage? Not in Va.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s General Assembly became the first in the nation Wednesday to approve legislation that bucks any attempt by President Barack Obama and Congress to implement a…

IDA to purchase TMD Friction building

If all goes well, Pulaski County Industrial Development Authority will become the new owner of the TMD Friction industrial building come summer. “We’re in the process of working out a…

Attend After Prom party, win a car

Pulaski County High School students who participate in this year’s After Prom party will have a chance to win a Nissan Sentra. The car is part of the 22nd annual…

PCPS creates YouTube channel

Pulaski County Public Schools officially introduced their very own YouTube channel online Monday. The channel features many different videos created by the TV Video Production Department, Career and Technical Education…

Southwest Virginia Governor’s School juniors participate in internship program

Juniors at Southwest Virginia Governor’s School are getting some much needed experience in their potential career paths through an internship program. The program places students at the school in many…

Pepper’s Ferry returns over $180,000

A new rebate program implemented at Pepper’s Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority last week already has returned more than $180,000 to the jurisdictions it serves. Executive Director Clarke Wallcraft said…

School days extended

Starting Monday, March 15, students in the Pulaski County School system will be staying at school longer each day thanks in part to this winter’s bad weather. Pulaski County Public…

Emergency funds to aid area farmers

Pulaski County farmers who experienced losses due to the Dec. 18-20 snowstorm are eligible for low-interest emergency loans through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The federal agency designated…

Preacher faces additional charges

A preacher charged in December with taking indecent liberties with a minor, now faces more than two-dozen new charges. According to records on file with the Virginia Judicial System, John…

Project Lifesaver does exactly that

A program that has been in Pulaski County since 2002, but not known or used by many has the ability to save the lives of many. Project Lifesaver, which was…