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Budget to receive comments

Pulaski County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Monday to receive comments on its proposed $82 million 2011-12 Fiscal Year Budget. The hearing will be held shortly after…

Prosecution drops solicitation charge

CHRISTIANSBURG – At the request of the prosecution, a child solicitation charge against a Dublin man was dismissed Tuesday. Christopher Wayne Harless, 34, of Dublin was charged by a direct…

Hydrilla plan announced

It’s preventing some Claytor Lake residents from swimming or using their boats, thus threatening property values and tourism. That’s why Pulaski County, Friends of Claytor Lake and Appalachian Power Co.…

Possession of child porn admitted

A man indicted last summer on 79 charges of possessing child pornography pleaded guilty Monday to about a third of the charges. Jason R. Pirdy, 33, of Fourth Street NE,…

No staffing increase by town

With Pulaski Town Council not taking any action Tuesday night, staffing will stay the same in the town’s Economic Development office during the coming fiscal year. The proposal from Economic…

Depot dedication to include NS exhibit car

The Norfolk Southern Exhibit Car will be part of the Town of Pulaski’s Train Station Rededication June 11. The public is invited to attend the 11 a.m. ceremony at the…

Governor appeals to FEMA

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com Earlier this month, FEMA denied Gov. Bob McDonnell’s request for aid after tornadoes devastated Pulaski County and much of Southwest Virginia. McDonnell is now appealing the…

Seniors support Senior Center

A crowd of senior citizens turned out at Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council work session to either voice or show support for keeping Pulaski Senior Center open. Although there is…

Local community voices frustration

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com The New River community meeting with United States Postal Service representatives began with many emotions. Some residents were in deep conversation about why the post office…

Water rates approved, sewer rates on hold

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Town Council voted to increase water rates Tuesday night, but an advertising glitch has changes in sewer rates temporarily on hold. For purposes of balancing…