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Early flu vaccinations advised

Health departments in the New River Health District, including the Pulaski County Health Department, are offering influenza vaccines. The vaccine this year protects against the seasonal and H1N1 viruses. The…

Python turned over to rescue group

An albino Burmese python found in a Pulaski yard last week has been turned over to Virginia Reptile Rescue in Manassas. Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Stuart Nelson said he…

Funding secured for Criminal Justice Academy

Funding of $2,083,212 has been secured for the New River Criminal Justice Training Academy for construction of a new training facility in Dublin. The funding was secured through the Rural…

Scooter driver seriously injured

A Dublin man sustained serious head injuries Thursday evening in a scooter wreck on Hazel Hollow Road. James Carr, 41, of Wilderness Road was injured when he lost control of…

Oakwood Cemetery to get flag

When James Smith was serving in Operation Desert Storm, he couldn’t wait to get his feet back on American soil and see the red, white and blue proudly waving in…

Local haunted sites for a reader’s delight

The month of October brings ghost stories, haunted houses and mysterious happenings. Most of these occurrences are set up to scare onlookers and celebrate the season. However, there are many…

Chamber says tourism is critical for county

At a recent meeting of the Board of Directors of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, Robert Hiss, assistant Pulaski County administrator, presented an up-date on current tourism initiatives. Hiss…

PulaskiFest seeks cars for Cruise In

Owners of classic and vintage cars are invited to come out Saturday and join the New River Valley Crusiers in celebrating PulaskiFest. Those interested in participating in this “Cruise In”…

Dye served jail time for manslaughter

A Pulaski man charged with the attempted murder of a woman in Scott County Sept. 18 has already served prison time for shooting a man to death in 1997. According…

iPads enter Pulaski schools

On Sept. 29, Pearson and the Commonwealth of Virginia launched the nation’s first-ever complete social studies curriculum for the iPad. Among the schools to take part in the iPad intensive…