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Obama takes office

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before a jubilant crowd of more than a million, Barack Hussein Obama claimed his place in history as America’s first black president, summoning a dispirited nation to…

BPOL bill scary for localities

The Virginia Municipal League (VML) has issued a call for heads of state municipalities to urge legislators to oppose a bill that would eliminate the Business, Professional and Occupational License…

24 architects inquire about station work

The Town of Pulaski doesn’t have to worry about a lack of interest when it comes to finding an architectural firm to oversee design and restoration of the train station.…

Schools reach another level of success

Last week, the Virginia Board of Education honored the Pulaski County Public School system for reaching another level of success. The Pulaski County Public School division, along with school divisions…

Reassessment meetings are helpful

Concerned about this year’s real estate reassessments? Just can’t figure out how your property was assessed at such a high price? Then you should attend one of the community information…

PCPC elects officers

Pulaski Community Partners Coalition (PCPC) has elected a new slate of officers for 2009. The board is made up of seven adults and two youth. Adult officers are Dr. Bridget…

Budget appeals tough

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Monday’s appeals to the Virginia Legislature for more state funding were harder than any Del. Clarence H. ‘‘Bud’’ Phillips has endured in his 20 sessions because…

King recalled on ‘Day of Service’

For the first time since Congress initiated the “King Day of Service” in 1994, volunteers from Pulaski County dedicated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to community service. “King Day of…

Inauguration Day

Today is the day on which millions of Americans have waited months and even years. By the time you read this, Barack Obama will have been sworn in as this…

PCPC elects officers

Pulaski Community Partners Coalition (PCPC) has elected a new slate of officers for 2009. The board is made up of seven adults and two youth. Adult officers are Dr. Bridget…