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Girl Scout cookies going digital

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Those who can’t wait to order their box of Thin Mints or Do-si-dos Girl Scout Cookies don’t have to wait for a Girl Scout to stop…

Pike receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Pike receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Debbie Pike, R.N., has been selected as LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski’s third-quarter winner of the 2014 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award recognizes nurses for making a profound difference in the…

Hospital Service Excellence award winner announced

Hospital Service Excellence award winner announced

Deedee Thigpen was recently selected as the LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski Service Excellence Employee of the Month for November. The award recognizes outstanding employees who demonstrate service excellence beyond their job description.…

4-H celebrates Achievement Night and Christmas social

4-H celebrates Achievement Night and Christmas social

Pulaski County 4-H celebrated its annual 4-H Achievement Night and Christmas Social on Dec. 15. The evening celebrated the achievements of all 4-H members within each of the clubs in…

Jarrells retires

Jarrells retires

Courtesy photo Pulaski Middle School said good-bye to Gary Jarrells at his retirement party Dec. 18. Colleagues, friends and family celebrated with Jarrells as he begins the next part of…

Extension slates health/nutrition classes

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com After filling your belly and emptying you wallet over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, Virginia Cooperative Extension is holding a variety of programs to get…

McAuliffe appoints Utt to state board

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently appointed Pulaski Town Manager Shawn Utt to the board of directors for the Virginia Recreational Facilities Authority (VRFA). According to Virginia…

NRV sees rise in employment in November

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Employment in the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area – which includes Pulaski County – rose by 300 jobs between October and November, according to the Virginia…

Hunters for the Hungry low on venison for needy

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Each year, Hunters for the Hungry takes donated venison and distributes it to food banks, missions, food pantries and other Virginia feeding programs, resulting in more…

Pet presents

Pet presents

Courtesy photo For the fifth consecutive year, Mackenzie Farmer of Fairlawn asked for donations to the Pulaski Humane Society instead of asking for gifts for her birthday. Her four-legged friends…