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Plastics recycling coming to Pulaski

A Winchester company has chosen the Town of Pulaski for the site of its second U.S. “manufacturing/recycling” operation. Blue Bird Resins, a recycling operation that converts plastic waste to “valuable…

Free summer meals available for kids

Pulaski County Public Schools will once again participate in the Summer Foods Service Program, which provides free meals for children. The program, which started in 2002, offers meals to all…

Old bridge coming down

The old iron bridge on Route 114 will soon be just a memory as crews are scheduled to remove it Monday. According to Virginia Department of Transportation, removal of the…

NRV Tourism website unveiled

A regional tourism website for the New River Valley (NRV) was launched on May 31. The site provides travel and tourism information for the entire region at www.ExploreNewRiverValley.com and is…

Bridge construction closing boat ramp

Boaters who like to access and exit the New River from the boat ramp under the Route 114 bridge will have to find another access point for a while. According…

Local deputy recognized

A Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office deputy who shot a suspect during a confrontation last summer and then gave the suspect potentially life-saving first aid was among county employees recognized during…

Employees ask to be excused

As Pulaski County continues its efforts to recover from the April 8 tornadoes, one portion of the community is asking for a different kind of relief. According to the Pulaski…

Burchett resigns from council

Only days after being charged with impaired driving, Pulaski Town Councilman Joel Burchett Jr. resigned from council effective Tuesday. “Due to personal and health reasons that require time and attention…

McClanahan, England to address PCHS grads

William Patrick McClanahan and Margaret Grace England have been selected to address members of Pulaski County High School’s Class of 2011 during the school’s 37th Commencement exercises Friday. Graduation begins…

Schools: no comment on Burchett

Pulaski County school officials will not comment on the employment status of Pulaski Town Councilman Joel Burchett Jr., who also is a teacher at Critzer Elementary School. Burchett was arrested…