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Virginia gets $1.5 million for training

WASHINGTON – Virginia Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner announced Friday that Virginia has been awarded $1,498,683 from the Department of Labor for on-the-job training programs to help Virginians get…

Fallen building still in limbo

It’s been three months since a building on Main Street collapsed, but Town of Pulaski officials say they are still working with the owner to have the lot cleared. By…

Garwood named fire marshal

Exactly two years from the day he was named Pulaski’s deputy fire marshal, Todd Garwood will take over July 1 as head fire marshal for the town. A native of…

Turner resigns as Cougar football coach

Jack Turner resigned as head football coach at Pulaski County High School Thursday afternoon. Turner was the coach of the Cougars for seven years, following coaching legend Joel Hicks, who…

Boucher plans small business seminar

Ninth District Congressman Rick Boucher will host a July conference to help inform Southwest Virginia business owners and entrepreneurs of resources available for business startup and development. The workshop, entitled…

Newbern Fire Dept. receives forestry grant

Newbern Fire Deparment is one of 119 volunteer fire departments across the state to receive grant funding from the Virginia Department of Forestry to help battle wildfires. The departments will…

Red Cross giving away prizes for summer donations

The American Red Cross is seeking blood donations from those willing and able across the New River Valley and in so doing, the donors could also earn some prizes. This…

DMV to change parking placards

Concerned that information contained on its disabled (handicap) parking placards could be used for identity fraud, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will no longer require personal information be visible on…

Shrewsbury spans the globe

The adventure involved 10 people in 12 countries over a period of 35 days, but it wasn’t the latest episode of "The Amazing Race." Instead, it was the journey of…

Remembrance ceremony unveils new exhibit

The public is invited to attend a “Remembrance of Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces” Saturday, July 3 at the Pulaski County Courthouse. The event will get underway at…