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A fair shake for labor can help us rebuild

Imagine an election in which one candidate could threaten your job if you voted for the other side. That candidate could campaign as much, and whenever, they wish, while the…

Reviewing criminal justice

America’s criminal justice system needs repair. Prisons are overcrowded, sentencing policies are uneven and often unfair, ex-convicts are poorly integrated into society, and the growing problem of gang violence has…

Report: Pulaski Furniture to leave by fall

After almost 54 years in Pulaski, it appears Pulaski Furniture Corporation will make its final exit from the town by this fall. A spokesman for parent company Home Meridian did…

Pulaski Town Council 2029 Vision

Since 1886, the Town of Pulaski has led the way in the New River Valley of Virginia. The resilient people of our Town have met every challenge for more than…

Arrest made in Fairlawn robbery

A Christiansburg woman has been arrested in connection with last Thursday’s robbery of Bank of America in Fairlawn. Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis said officers who worked throughout the weekend…

Let’s meet and get things going

The four scariest words in the English language are let’s have a meeting." My dislike for meetings is no secret. I avoid them like the plague. Meetings transform ordinary, well-meaning…

Fairlawn Bank of America robbed

A woman made away with an undisclosed amount of money late Thursday afternoon during a robbery at Bank of America on Pepper’s Ferry Boulevard in Fairlawn. Pulaski County Sheriff Jim…

Sick leave policy changes hot topic for School Board

The Pulaski County School Board’s sick leave policy for Pulaski County Public School system employees was the hot topic during Thursday night’s school board meeting. Ultimately, the board voted 4-1…

Triumph for equality

Through very different means and under very different circumstances, lawmakers in Vermont and the District of Columbia yesterday came to the same conclusion: Common decency and the protections guaranteed to…

Photo of bank robber’s hat released

Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office has released a photograph of the type of baseball cap a woman was wearing when she robbed the Fairlawn Branch of Bank of America Thursday. The…