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Pulaski County Newswire

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  1. Former Va. news anchor raises $30,000 early in campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    When former WDBJ reporter Chris Hurst kicked off his political campaign Saturday he included a fundraising update - his campaign has raised more than $30,000 in the past week since he announced his run for Virginia's House of Delegates.

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  2. School board approves budget prioritiesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Southwest Times

    Although budget work sessions are still ongoing, the Pulaski County School Board approved its budget priorities for 2017-18 at its regularly scheduled meeting last week. Superintendent Dr. Kevin Siers said priorities for teacher benefits and salaries include step increases for instructional staff, additional funding to increase salary scales for support personnel to bring them up to par with the school divisions surrounding Pulaski County, and maintaining health insurance premiums at the current rate.

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  3. Court CrusadeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Southwest Times

    ... of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota until 23 years ago when he opened a private practice in Pulaski County. "Almost all of these guys have been my patients since they were newborns. I've known them their whole lives, but I really got to ...

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  4. Chris Hurst: Campaign raises $30,000 in first weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Martinsville Bulletin

    When former WDBJ reporter Chris Hurst kicked off his political campaign Saturday he included a fundraising update - his campaign has raised more than $30,000 in the past week since he announced his run for Virginia's House of Delegates.

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  5. Wounding suspect sent back to jailRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Southwest Times

    A Draper woman charged with shooting her common law husband is back in jail after allegedly contacting the man by telephone. Pulaski County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge H. Lee Chitwood revoked the bond of Patricia Ann "Pat" Hancock after hearing four voicemails she left on Bryan Beard's cell phone Feb. 11 and 12. Hancock was bonded out of jail about Feb. 2, according to her daughter, Leslie Phillips.

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  6. More students eating most important meal of the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Southwest Times

    Getting kids to eat breakfast has never been an easy task for parents or teachers. But two new alternative programs are making a healthy difference in Pulaski County's public schools.

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  7. Library hosting short story writing contestRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Southwest Times

    It's once again time for budding authors to pen an entry in Pulaski County Library System's annual "It's All Write" short story writing contest. Starting March 1, entries will be accepted from third graders to adults who live in Pulaski County or within 30 miles of the county.

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  8. Is free NRCC tuition in Pulaski Countya s future?Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Southwest Times

    Radford, as well as the counties of Giles and Floyd, already offer their graduating seniors free tuition to New River Community College. This week, Pulaski County's school board heard the case for providing the same to its students.

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  9. 4-H'ers visit CapitolRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County 4-H recently attended the 22nd annual 4-H Day at the state Capitol. Eleven middle and high school 4-H'ers made the trip, accompanied by nine adult leaders, including Chris Lichty, senior 4-H extension agent, and Cynthia Hurst, 4-H program assistant.

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  10. Woman - lost in meth land' gets another chanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Southwest Times

    A Fairlawn woman who told police she was "lost in meth land" has a chance to get control of her drug addiction and possibly have her seven felony charges dismissed. "This is a very serious opportunity for you," Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Bradley Finch told Kelsea Bliss Monette, 27, who was charged with making methamphetamine twice in six months.

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  11. Pulaski Elks hoop shooters bring home goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Southwest Times

    Five Pulaski County students recently represented Pulaski Elks Lodge 1067 in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Southwest Virginia Hoop Shoot. Southwest Elks lodges are located in Pulaski, Galax, Martinsville, Danville, Roanoke, Clifton Forge, Lynchburg and Bedford.

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  12. Bluebird houses installed along Dora TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Southwest Times

    ... designated a Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Pulaski County is one of 28 recognized bluebird trails in the state. This designation is an important one for the community, since there are ...

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  13. Siers weighs in after 6 months at helm of Pulaski County schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Southwest Times

    After six months at the helm, superintendent Dr. Kevin Siers' perspective on Pulaski County Public Schools is as much based in getting to know the district as it is in his own experience as an educator and administrator. When he decided to leave his principal post at Christiansburg High School to again assume a superintendent's role, he did so with a clear goal.

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  14. County sales tax revenue remains steadyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County revenues from local sales tax remained fairly steady between the summer and fall months of 2016, bringing in an average of $270,000 to the county alone between October and November. The entire 1 percent tax distribution resulted in an average of $332,000 before revenues were shared among the two towns, the county and Radford.

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  15. Candidate to seek Democratic nomination to challenge Del. Joseph YostRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of the district's voters live in Montgomery County, a quarter in Giles County, and the balance in Radford and Pulaski County. Shultz decided to run for office because he wants to see more scientists elected to office so state government can embrace ...

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  16. W.Va. man charged with theft, use of bankcardRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Southwest Times

    ... e theft totaled $2,119. Skeens was arrested Tuesday and released on personal recognizance. He is to appear in Pulaski County General District Court Wednesday for appointment of an attorney. An April 11 preliminary hearing is set.

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  17. Seniors, veterans benefit from Supplies for Seniors programRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Southwest Times

    ... d the supplies, which were delivered in bags to the seniors and veterans. More than 70 bags were delivered in Pulaski County by 16 volunteers from Volunteer Pulaski.

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  18. Couple's decision keeps business operating in PulaskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Southwest Times

    ... had two children. We left and went to Radford for about 18 months. Then we returned and bought a home in Pulaski County." Turning it into "one of the nicest buildings in town" began last June when Travis, a partner at Extreme Concrete and ...

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  19. VSP aims for safe travel with 'Trooper Bowl'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Southwest Times

    If you're thinking of imbibing in alcoholic beverages while watching Sunday's Super Bowl, you'd better think twice before getting behind the wheel. The Wytheville Division Virginia State Police, which includes Pulaski County, is gearing up for its own special event Sunday - the "Trooper Bowl."

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  20. Rape charge among unsealed indictmentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Southwest Times

    A rape charge against a Dublin man is among indictments returned by a Pulaski County grand jury earlier this month, and unsealed Tuesday. The rape indictment was returned against Chad Douglas Snow, 37, in connection with an incident that is alleged to have happened Sept.

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