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Safe Haven hosting Guns-N-Hoses 

Safe Haven Child Visitation Centers of the New River Valley will host its Third Annual Safe Haven Guns-N-Hoses Charity Softball Game Saturday, July 16, at Historic Calfee Park. Gates open…

Lion Dogs benefit more than tummies

They’ve been a mainstay of Pulaski County Flea Markets and New River Valley Fairs for decades. People stand in line and sometimes show up at these events for the sole…

Welker proposes tax increase

No one from the public chose to speak during a public hearing on Pulaski’s proposed 2011-12 Budget Tuesday, but Councilman Morgan Welker did. Welker proposed a two-cent hike in town…

Council candidates sought

Those interested in filling a vacant seat on Pulaski Town Council have until June 17 to submit resumes for consideration. Pulaski Town Council voted Tuesday night to use the same…

Pulaski to rededicate train station Saturday

Pulaski will rededicate its rebuilt train station Saturday, two and a half years after it was destroyed by fire. Although the ceremony doesn’t officially begin until 11 a.m., the train…

MK’s, George Marunich receive Golden Apple’s

MK’s Gourmet Pizzaria and Shoppe and Pulaski County High School Teacher George Marunich were presented with Golden Apple Awards by the Pulaski County School System Monday. MK’s and its owners…

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…

Pulaski soldier honored during ride

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com When Eddie Wright headed for Washington, D.C. for Rolling Thunder 2011 last weekend, he flew a Patriot Guard flag on his bike in honor of a…