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Environmental efforts at Volvo garner awards

FAIRLAWN — Efforts by Volvo Trucks North America’s New River Valley Plant to reduce its “carbon footprint” on the environment has earned the company two state honors. Volvo employee Steve…

Students celebrate early

PULASKI — Independence Day came a month early at Pulaski Elementary School. With miniature homemade American flags waving wildly, the school’s entire class of enthusiastic first graders — taught by…

Giles bridge collapses under weight of truck

GILES COUNTY (AP) — A steel deck-truss bridge collapsed Wednesday, injuring a man who was driving an overweight concrete truck over it, transportation officials said. Work was under way to…

Town Council OK’s screening ordinance

PULASKI — It’s been a long time coming, but the Town of Pulaski finally has a screening ordinance to call its own. The Pulaski Town Council Tuesday night unanimously voted…

Claytor Lake Festival coming up Saturday

CLAYTOR LAKE — The 11th annual Claytor Lake Festival is set for this Saturday, June 7. Starting at 10 a.m., the festival will offer activities for all ages, including arts…

Taxes are going up

There’s an old saying that what goes up, must come down. Well, whoever first came up with that adage must not have been paying any taxes at the time. In…

Giles bridge collapses under weight of truck

GILES COUNTY (AP) — A steel deck-truss bridge collapsed Wednesday, injuring a man who was driving an overweight concrete truck over it, transportation officials said. Work was under way to…

Town Council OK’s screening ordinance

PULASKI — It’s been a long time coming, but the Town of Pulaski finally has a screening ordinance to call its own. The Pulaski Town Council Tuesday night unanimously voted…

Claytor Lake Festival coming up Saturday

CLAYTOR LAKE — The 11th annual Claytor Lake Festival is set for this Saturday, June 7. Starting at 10 a.m., the festival will offer activities for all ages, including arts…

Taxes are going up

There’s an old saying that what goes up, must come down. Well, whoever first came up with that adage must not have been paying any taxes at the time. In…