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TMD Friction closing in May

Another 140 employees will be without jobs come May when TMD Friction Inc. closes down its plant in the Pulaski County Corporate Center. Greg Scheessele, senior vice president of TMD’s…

Jobless rate at 7.6 percent

Unemployment for December inched up slightly in Pulaski County to 7.6 percent, according to figures released this week by the Virginia Employment Commission. The VEC reported 1,414 countians out of…

Spike in number of fights at PCHS brings action

A recent spike in the number of student fights at Pulaski County High School has led administrative staff within the school system to take action. The number of student fights…

Looking Back in Pulaski County

Bryson’s Grocery has been a fixture within the Draper community of Pulaski County for over a century. Today, the store is owned by Terry Bryson and his wife, Karen. However,…

Students land honors at Science Fair

The Southwest Virginia Governor’s School for Science, Mathematics and Technology held its 18th annual science consortium this past week in Edwards Hall on the New River Community College campus in…

Last chance for portraits

If you ever had your portrait made by Rudolph Farmer or his late wife Theda, but never picked up your prints, this is your final chance. Over the years, the…

Library changes hours

The Pulaski County Public Library has announced two new changes to start in February. On Monday, Feb. 2, the Pulaski Library will have new opening and closing times. Monday through…

Smoking ban passes Senate

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Senate committee has passed legislation that would ban smoking in restaurants and most public buildings. If those bills hit a snag, the Senate Education and…

Kaine defends inaugural spending

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Tim Kaine says his close relationship with President Barack Obama had nothing to do with the state’s $500,000 expenditure to bus Virginians to the inauguration.…

Last chance for portraits

If you ever had your portrait made by Rudolph Farmer or his late wife Theda, but never picked up your prints, this is your final chance. Over the years, the…