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Southwest Virginia Governor’s School juniors participate in internship program

Juniors at Southwest Virginia Governor’s School are getting some much needed experience in their potential career paths through an internship program. The program places students at the school in many…

Preacher faces additional charges

A preacher charged in December with taking indecent liberties with a minor, now faces more than two-dozen new charges. According to records on file with the Virginia Judicial System, John…

Pepper’s Ferry returns over $180,000

A new rebate program implemented at Pepper’s Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority last week already has returned more than $180,000 to the jurisdictions it serves. Executive Director Clarke Wallcraft said…

School days extended

Starting Monday, March 15, students in the Pulaski County School system will be staying at school longer each day thanks in part to this winter’s bad weather. Pulaski County Public…

Emergency funds to aid area farmers

Pulaski County farmers who experienced losses due to the Dec. 18-20 snowstorm are eligible for low-interest emergency loans through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The federal agency designated…

Town presented with ‘Top 10’ award

The Virginia Institute of Government has recognized the Town of Pulaski with its “Top 10” award for assisting fellow localities through participation in VIG’s E-mail Broadcast Information Service (EBIS). According…

Project Lifesaver does exactly that

A program that has been in Pulaski County since 2002, but not known or used by many has the ability to save the lives of many. Project Lifesaver, which was…

Pink truck memorializes Volvo cancer victims

Around mid-2009, while assembling a new 2010 Volvo VNL 630 at the Volvo Methods Lab, the workers chose the color of pink when it came time to paint the truck.…

20-year-old case settled

A more than 20-year-old sex offense involving a 25-year-old man and a teenager was settled on Friday with the man being placed on probation and listed on the National Sex…

Pepper’s Ferry may offer rebates

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Jurisdictions served by Pepper’s Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority could receive up to $700,000 in total rebates through June if precipitation trends continue. The Authority’s Board…