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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…

Pulaski Goodwill to become Goodwill Clearance Center

If you think $3.50 is a good price for a pair of jeans, try $1.50 on for size. Regular prices at the Pulaski Goodwill store will be drastically cut later…

VDOT seeks comments on Miller Lane plans

Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking written comments on its plan to restrict through truck traffic on Miller Lane between Possum Hollow and Newbern roads. Last fall, Pulaski County Board…

Town budget shortfall reduced nearly $100K

After combing through their proposed 2009-10 budgets in search of additional cuts, Town of Pulaski department heads have managed to reduced a $158,000 shortfall to just over $64,000. Pulaski Town…

Boucher gets behind Right to Repair Act

BETHESDA, Md. – Virginia Congressman Rick Boucher (R-9th) is supporting legislation that, if passed, would require car companies to make the same service information and tool capabilities available to independent…

Smile Virginia services approved for Pulaski schools

The Pulaski County School Board voted Monday afternoon to authorize Smile Virginia/Mobile Dentists to provide services for students within the Pulaski County Public School system for the 2009-10 school year.…