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No school is no joke

There will be no school for Pulaski County Public School students April 1, but the county school board wants to be clear the lack of classes that day is no…

Pulaski announces fall leaf collection schedule, guidelines

The Town of Pulaski Department of Public Works has established the fall 2010 schedule for leaf collection. Leaf pickup will begin Monday, Nov. 8, with trucks running in both the…

Pulaski hospital getting new name

As part of the HCA Virginia Health System, Pulaski Community Hospital already offers a wide array of health services to its patients. Wednesday, HCA unveiled a new branding strategy designed…

Predatory lending crack down

A new Federal Trade Commission regulation that went into effect Wednesday will help protect financially-desperate families from deceptive offers for debt relief. “The new rule will have a significant impact…

Dublin adopts drought plan

Dublin Town Council held a public hearing Oct. 21 regarding the New River Regional Water Supply Plan and Drought Ordinance. Development of the plan was put into motion by former…

Healthy teenage eating promoted

With fewer than a quarter of high school students eating healthy fruits and vegetables five or more times per day, Pulaski County Public Schools and the local Extension Service are…

Students raise awareness and money for the cure

For the second year, the Pulaski County High School marketing class is raising money and awareness for breast cancer. One student in the class has a special connection with the…

Free Flu Clinic for adults over 18

The New River Health District is kicking-off the 2010 influenza vaccination season with drive-through dispensing clinics for adults over the age of 18 only. The clinic will be held Friday,…

Memorial approved for courthouse

A new monument will replace the cracked, and costly, eternal flame veterans’ memorial in front of the historic Pulaski County Courthouse. Pulaski County Board of Supervisors voted Monday night to…

Thousands flock to haunted attraction

The haunted Major Graham Mansion located in Wythe County, at the junction of Interstates 81 and 77, officially opened SpookyWorld on Oct. 8. Since that day thousands of people have…