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Bridge work detour affects old Rt. 11

Motorists who use Old Route 11 to travel between Dublin and Fairlawn will need to use an alternate route for much of the summer. According to Virginia Department of Motor…

Dublin approves budget, raises

Dublin Town Council approved a $3.19 million budget for the coming fiscal year that includes a 2 percent salary increase for employees. Town Manager Bill Parker said the town has…

Child porn nets prison term, fine

A Pulaski man who pleaded guilty in May to charges of possession of child pornography, was ordered Thursday to serve two years in prison. Jason R. Pirdy, 33, of Fourth…

LODA ‘complicated beyond belief’

“It’s going to be a problem for cash flow in the future, but it’s something we’ve got to do because the state government has decided it’s not going to.” That’s…

Concussion policy concerns aired

A member of Pulaski County School Board, who is also a physician, questions whether government officials requiring schools to develop concussion policies for school athletes understand the complexities of the…

Former president eats in Dublin

When former Pulaski County resident Jeny Weaver took her five-year-old daughter, Julia, to McDonald’s in Dublin recently, meeting a former president of the United States wasn’t on the itinerary. But…

Dublin Vet Cemetery to begin interments

Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin will begin performing interments June 16. Although some construction and landscaping tasks remain, Virginia Department of Veterans Services will complete these tasks over the…

Farmer’s Market staying put … this weekend

The Pulaski Farmer’s Market will be staying put at Maple Shade Plaza – at least for this weekend. Shirley Bandy, Farmer’s Market director, said she is awaiting word from Pulaski…

Fugitive sex offender arrested in county

A fugitive sex offender wanted in Virginia Beach was arrested without incident in Pulaski County early Tuesday. Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis said the sheriff’s office tactical team was called…

Museum bids being sought

It’s been a long time coming, but the Town of Pulaski is finally seeking bids for the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Transportation Museum. The museum was advertised for bids last week…