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School board continues to chip at budget

The Pulaski County School Board continues to chip away at its Fiscal Year 2010-11 budget in hopes of making up the estimated $3.9 million deficit it faces due to state…

Train station still on track

Despite this winter’s weather, it appears the train station rebuild is still on track for a June rededication. “We’ve only had one weather delay” since reconstruction began, Town Manager John…

AEP rate hike meetings

Tenth District Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville) will hold a series of town hall meetings on American Electric Power rate hikes this weekend in Southwest Virginia. The purpose of the meetings…

Town council candidates announced

Three incumbents and one challenger will face off for three seats each available on Pulaski and Dublin town councils this spring. In the Town of Pulaski, incumbent candidates David L.…

Museum artifacts hang in limbo

The Town of Pulaski is still awaiting word from its insurance company on how much money it will have to restore historic town artifacts salvaged from the November 2008 train…

SWVGS board talk changes, successes

Officials from five counties and two cities met on Tuesday at Northwood Elementary to discuss several items on the agenda for the Southwest Virginia Governor School (SWVGS). Brought in the…

County reserves must be preserved

The county’s ability to compete for jobs could hinge on the amount of reserves it has in its coffers, Pulaski County Administrator Peter Huber said Monday. He said the county…

Juvenile seriously injured in wreck

A juvenile was seriously injured Saturday when the vehicle he was driving went out of control on Belspring Road. According to Virginia State Police First Sgt. Mike Honaker, the juvenile…

Work begins on Health Dept.

Business should be back to normal at Pulaski County Health Department next week, if the weather cooperates. Work got underway Monday to replace the roof on the building, which had…

Pulaski Co. nanotech plans won’t be harmed by closing

Local plans to make Pulaski County a hub of nanotechnology research and development will not be harmed if NanoChemonics does close its doors for good, an official said Friday. Pulaski…