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BBB: be cautious of credit repair scams

The Better Business Bureau Serving Western Virginia has received inquiries about the business “helpmycreditnow.com.” Locally, consumers report that they have seen flyers from the firm. According to information from the…

Ordinance to address wind energy facilities

Pulaski County has enacted what may be the first ordinance in Virginia to regulate the construction, operation and decommissioning of large wind energy facilities. Kevin Byrd, executive director of New…

Schrader returns to Southwest Times

Former Southwest Times Managing Editor J. R. Schrader came out of retirement this past week to return to the newspaper as a copy editor. Schrader, who grew up in Pulaski…

Grants promotes ‘SAFER’ community

Recruiting sufficient members to keep volunteer emergency services in operation is a problem area fire departments face on a regular basis. If the Pulaski County Public School system receives approval…

Schools receive emergency management funding

U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher announced today that the U.S. Department of Education, through its Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools program, is providing a federal grant of $164,897 to Pulaski…

County seeks to fill vacancy

Pulaski County is seeking someone with knowledge of broadband Internet service to serve on the Pulaski County Wireless Network Authority. The Authority was established to oversee efforts to develop high-speed…

Bridge Battle fever spreading

This Friday’s annual “Battle of the Bridge” football game between the Pulaski County Cougars and Radford City Bobcats has expanded to include a challenge between Radford City and Pulaski County…

Mariners clinch playoff spot

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – He didn’t have a hit in the game, but a ninth inning sacrifice bunt by Pulaski Mariner’s shortstop Jake Schlander proved to be the difference in a…

Action delayed on cart ordinance

Pulaski County Board of Supervisors will make a visit to DeHaven Park before deciding whether to allow golf carts and utility vehicles to operate on roads adjoining the park. Several…

Dublin to collect PSA sewer fees

Dublin residents added to the Pulaski County Public Service Authority (PSA) sewer system will be able to pay for water and sewer services on a single bill thanks to an…