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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…

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…

Pulaski urged to ‘Paint the Town Purple’

The local Relay for Life committee is urging Town of Pulaski residents to “Paint the Town Purple” June 10-11 to support cancer awareness and research for a cure. To help…

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…

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…