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Joe Sheffey to seek 7th term

Chairman Joe Sheffey announced Friday he will seek a seventh term on Pulaski County Board of Supervisors this November. A representative of Cloyd District, Sheffey has served as chairman 16…

Pulaski approves new budget

Pulaski Town Council approved its 2011-12 fiscal year budget Tuesday evening, but the vote wasn’t unanimous. The $7.6 million budget was approved in a vote of 4-1, with Councilman Morgan…

Capital plan OK’d but may change

Pulaski Town Council has approved a more than $15 million five-year Capital Improvements Plan (CIP), but acknowledges projects currently on the plan may have to be removed in the future.…

Relief volunteers treated to Pulaski Mariners baseball

More than 100 volunteers in town to help clean up and make repairs to tornado-damaged homes had a chance to relax at a Pulaski Mariner’s baseball game this week. According…

Vets to be honored at July 4th event

As part of local Independence Day celebrations, Pulaski County will hold its annual ceremony in remembrance of veterans and members of the armed forces Monday, July 4. The public is…

Council interviews to be divided

So many people applied for the vacant seat on Pulaski Town Council that interviews will be conducted in two separate meetings instead of one. Council members agreed with Mayor Jeff…

Cyclists to invade Valley

An estimated 2,000 bicyclists are expected to invade the New River Valley this weekend, many setting up camp at Pulaski County High School, for the 24th Annual Bike Virginia Tour,…

Infection prevention goal of program

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, healthcare-associated infections (HAI) cost the nation’s healthcare system an estimated $6.65 billion in 2007, with one in every 20 patients contracting…

‘Contemporary’ bluegrass coming to Pulaski Theatre

Ashlee Blankenship and her band, Blades of Blue, will bring “contemporary” bluegrass to the Pulaski Theatre Friday at 7:30 p.m. A Floyd native, Blankenship started her musical career singing in…

Renewing permit at DMV will cost more

Renewing your driver’s license or identification card at the Department of Motor Vehicles office will cost you $5 more beginning next month. As the result of new legislation that takes…