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$1.4 M housing grant sought

Pulaski town and county are preparing to submit separate Urgent Need Applications totaling $1.4 million in state Community Development Block Grants in an effort to address housing damage in the…

Abduction, sexual battery are alleged

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Radford man is in custody, accused of violating a protective order, then abducting and sexually assaulting a Pulaski woman Wednesday. Pulaski Police Officer M. R.…

Government disaster aid OK’d

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Thursday that nearly $700,000 in state aid will be made available to Pulaski town and county governments to help reimburse tornado recovery expenses. The funding will…

Obama: Al-Qaida head bin Laden dead

By JULIE PACE and MATT APUZZO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was…

Obama: Al-Qaida head bin Laden dead

By JULIE PACE and MATT APUZZO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was…

Council proposes water, sewer increase

A May 18 public hearing will be held on a proposed water and sewer rate increase in the Town of Pulaski for the 2011-12 fiscal year. A time has not…

VML meeting at train station

Virginia Muncipal League will hold a town section meeting at the Pulaski Train Station Thursday. Pulaski Town Manager John Hawley said VML was willing to move the meeting to another…

Another meth arrest made in local area

A Shawsville man is in custody in connection with methamphetamine located in a New River Valley residence According to Capt. Brian Wright of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, police arrested 50-year-old…

Spring improves jobless picture

As the weather improves, the unemployment picture also is looking up. The jobless rate dropped from one- to three-tenths of a percent locally, statewide and nationwide from February to March.…

Pulaski County board recognizes tornado first responders

Pulaski County recognized town and county employees “directly involved in the response” to the April 8 tornadoes Monday night. County Administrator Pete Huber said "many others” than those able to…