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Jordan’s Chapel backpack program receives funding

A local program got a much needed boost last week, when it received a large grant from a local grocery chain. Jordan’s Chapel, which operates the "Feed My Lambs" Backpack…

Scam alert issued

Pulaski County citizens are advised to be cautious when hiring a contractor to install lateral sewer lines due to a scam apparently being perpetrated in the area. According to a…

Throat slashing brings life sentence

A Pulaski man who slashed the throat of another man last September will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Colin Gibb sentenced…

School presents annual teacher, employee awards

In a special presentation at Dublin Middle School on Tuesday morning, seventh grade teacher Melissa Gilbert and bookkeeper Thelma Ratcliff were honored as "Teacher of the Year" and "Employee of…

Politi is "jack-of-all-trades"

Some might say Elyse Politi is a jack-of-all-trades. She’s seen a lot and lived a lot. Once one of the only women race car drivers, she pioneered the way for…

Meadowview carnival a hit

Meadowview Apartment community celebrated its Third annual end-of-school-year carnival Saturday. The event was planned and coordinated by Katie Bennett and Kali Williams, two Americorps volunteers who run an after school…

Injuries averted in single-vehicle crash

A single-vehicle wreck on Route 11 Monday afternoon totaled a vehicle, but the driver was able to escape injury. Pulaski Police Department Officer J. D. Saul said Brittany Leanne Branch…

SWVGS students win national competition

Two local groups of students at the Southwest Virginia Governor’s School recently finished first and sixth in a national business competition and were awarded during last week’s Awards Banquet at…

Reward offered in April murder

An unspecified reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the April murder of a Claytor Lake man. Pulaski…

SWVGS holds banquet

The Southwest Virginia Governor’s School reflected on a successful 2009-10 school year during a special awards banquet held last Thursday. Each of the teachers awarded honors to students who excelled.…