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Tree damages home in Radford

RADFORD — A large tree fell on a Radford home Sunday evening, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. According to Radford Fire Chief Lee Simpkins, the tree looked healthy, but…

‘Pulaski Alert’ system developed

Thanks to a $45,700 grant, Pulaski County will soon be able to notify citizens of emergency situations and other announcements through mass telephone callings. Monday night, Pulaski County Emergency Management…

Carole Pratt announces candidacy for Sixth District

PULASKI – In announcing her candidacy for the Sixth District House of Delegates seat, retired Pulaski County dentist Carole Pratt vowed Monday to “never forget where I come from and…

Centurion Sunday at New River

Area citizens and public safety officials joined together at New River Community College Sunday morning to honor those who put their lives on the line daily to protect and serve.…

Electrical short to blame for overnight blaze

An electrical short is being blamed for an early-morning fire that destroyed a vacant rental home in the Northwest section of Pulaski Thursday. Pulaski Fire Marshal Chip Hutchinson said an…

Board approves ‘Fairlawn Beautification Project’

The Pulaski County School Board gave their stamp of approval Monday night on a proposed "Fairlawn Beautification Project." A group of Pulaski County High School students who recently participated in…

New River graduates 2009 class

Follow and believe in your dreams was the encouragement of Dr. Tiffany C. Anderson, guest speaker at New River Community College’s 40th Annual Commencement Friday evening. “Do not allow anything…

After three layoffs, Charles Swanson changes direction and begins anew

If anyone knows the volatility of the American workforce it’s Charles Swanson. After essentially losing three jobs in the furniture manufacturing business to plant shut downs and layoffs, the former…

‘Ring with Pulaski Pride’

It’s been a symbol of the Town of Pulaski for years. Perched high above the county courthouse, helping the townspeople keep track of time, the bell or clock tower draws…

Electrical short to blame for overnight blaze

An electrical short is being blamed for an early-morning fire that destroyed a vacant rental home in the Northwest section of Pulaski Thursday. Pulaski Fire Marshal Chip Hutchinson said an…