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Big budget cuts needed

Only two weeks are left before Pulaski Town Council needs to have a 2011-12 Fiscal Year Budget to advertise for public hearing. But if it’s going to be balanced, it…

New River post office closing

At the end of 2010, the United States Postal Service announced the closing of nearly 500 post offices throughout the country. With that number quickly growing to reach 2,000, the…

Tornadoes may require Pulaski zoning changes

The size of lots in the tornado zone in the Town of Pulaski may prompt the town to amend some of its zoning regulations. According to Assistant Town Manager David…

Tornadoes may require Pulaski zoning changes

The size of lots in the tornado zone in the Town of Pulaski may prompt the town to amend some of its zoning regulations. According to Assistant Town Manager David…

Passed-on mandate costly

State-mandated programs that get pushed off on localities can prove costly for towns and counties. Just ask Town of Pulaski officials, where yet another program passed on to localities this…

NRCC grads receive diplomas

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Nathaniel “Nat” Marshall gave New River Community College students just what they wanted Friday night – a brief and humorous graduation speech. Marshall, chairman of the…

YMCA proposing Pulaski Days again

Hensel Eckman YMCA is offering to hold Pulaski Town Days again this summer, but given the town’s budget shortfall, it’s questionable whether town council will accept the offer. An agreement…

Ralph Stanley performing At Pulaski Theatre May 21

Known worldwide for their traditional mountain music, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, will perform at Pulaski Theatre Saturday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m. Born in Dickenson County, Stanley…

Pepper’s Ferry OKs budget, pay increases

Pepper’s Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority has approved a $4.7 million 2011-12 budget that includes pay increases for employees while reducing the sewage treatment rate Although the treatment rate is…

Ten percent of fund spent

Just over 10 percent of the $236,151 donated to the Pulaski Tornado Relief Fund has been spent to date, according to county officials. Assistant County Administrator Robert Hiss said $25,408…