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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…

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…

McClanahan, England to address PCHS grads

William Patrick McClanahan and Margaret Grace England have been selected to address members of Pulaski County High School’s Class of 2011 during the school’s 37th Commencement exercises Friday. Graduation begins…

Bridge construction closing boat ramp

Boaters who like to access and exit the New River from the boat ramp under the Route 114 bridge will have to find another access point for a while. According…

Local deputy recognized

A Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office deputy who shot a suspect during a confrontation last summer and then gave the suspect potentially life-saving first aid was among county employees recognized during…

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…

Schools: no comment on Burchett

Pulaski County school officials will not comment on the employment status of Pulaski Town Councilman Joel Burchett Jr., who also is a teacher at Critzer Elementary School. Burchett was arrested…

Deadline set for seeking assistance

It will soon be two months since tornadoes ripped through Pulaski County, leaving a path of destruction. Despite the time that has passed, recovery officials are still seeking to ensure…

Hearing continued in Wythe baby case

WYTHEVILLE – A preliminary hearing for a mother and daughter charged in connection with a newborn infant found dead in a cave was continued Tuesday. The hearing for Twyla J.…