Pulaski County Newswire

Pulaski County Newswire

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  1. Pulaski Jazz & Ribfeast has something for all the sensesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Southwest Times

    ... by The Southwest Times, Virginia Eagle Distributing Co., the Greater Pulaski Alliance, the town of Pulaski, Pulaski County and Pulaski Moose Lodge #2087. Organizers, which include those who coordinate the Claytor Lake Festival and those who have ...

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  2. Fairlawn man approved for drug courtRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Southwest Times

    A 32-year-old Fairlawn man is the fifth participant to be accepted into the Pulaski County Adult Drug Treatment Court program. Darryl Christopher Atkinson pleaded guilty Monday to one count of possession of cocaine and two counts of felony child abuse and neglect in connection with a March search of his home on Lee Highway in Fairlawn.

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  3. Learn how to recognize scamsRead the original story

    Monday | Southwest Times

    The Federal Trade Commission [FTC] has partnered with libraries to provide the information to consumers. Both Pulaski County Public Library in Pulaski and the Charles and Ona B. Free Library in Dublin have the following literature for the public: The FTC is the nation's consumer protection agency.

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  4. 4-H Showtime at the New River Valley FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Southwest Times

    ... at their 4-H County Share the Fun Talent Showcase. This year's participants included Kaylee Sherman, from Pulaski County 4-H, clogging to "Boogie Woogie Man;" Jackson Price from Pulaski County 4-H, singing "The Star Spangled Banner;" Amani Martin ...

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  5. Rush hears concerns about Pulaski floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Southwest Times

    The Friends of Peak Creek got a special visit from Delegate Nick Rush at its annual meeting Thursday night, as he came to answer questions and generate ideas for what can be done about flooding in downtown Pulaski. Jamie Radcliffe, a member of FOPC, the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office and the Pulaski Town Council, introduced Rush at the meeting, noting that his influence was instrumental in getting the Route 99 project off the ground.

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  6. Troy Peyton JacksonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Southwest Times

    Born May 11, 1938, in Pulaski, he was the son of the late Munsey Peyton Jackson and Ruby Estelle Stroupe Jackson. Mr. Jackson served both the town of Pulaski and Pulaski County as the building inspector.

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  7. Trooper remembered with dedication of bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski County-based Virginia state trooper killed in the line of duty in 2012 will be forever remembered by motorists traveling I-81. The northbound and southbound interstate bridges crossing the New River between Pulaski and Montgomery counties were dedicated Thursday to the memory of late Virginia State Trooper Andrew D. Fox.

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  8. Gigantic' yard sale benefits homeless petsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County Humane Society will hold a yard sale Aug. 8, featuring enough items to already fill a 25-foot trailer "to the hilt," according to Executive Director Candice Simmons. The humane society is known for its annual "gigantic yard sale," which begins at 7 a.m. at Pulaski County High School.

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  9. Appeal dismissed in case of Noah's momRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | Southwest Times

    It appears Ashley White's lawyer will be able to find out what, if any, information is recovered from a cell phone found on her son's body when it was pulled from a septic tank in March. Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Bradley Finch Wednesday dismissed a prosecution appeal of a juvenile court decision to have specific test results turned over to both sides of the case.

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  10. Suspended sentence given for welfare fraudRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski woman who was receiving welfare assistance in two states received a suspended prison sentence Tuesday after pleading guilty to one felony count of welfare fraud. According to Commonwealth's Attorney Mike Fleenor, Pulaski County Department of Social Services learned in September 2012 that Rebecca Lynn Fenner, 35, was receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , or food stamp, benefits locally and in Knox County, Tenn.

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  11. Crew Members Released from Hospital After Train Derailment, Cleanup ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... will work to re-rail or remove the remaining equipment and continue remediation efforts throughout the day. Pulaski County, VA - Norfolk Southern says crews are working through the night to re-rail equipment and make track repairs after Tuesday's ...

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  12. Winds cause widespread power outagesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Southwest Times

    More than 500 Pulaski County residents remained without power this morning due to storms that passed through the area Monday night and early this morning. Appalachian Power Co.

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  13. Commonwealth appeal in Noah's case setRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Southwest Times

    A circuit court judge is expected to decide this week whether the results of tests on a cell phone found with Noah Thomas's body will be turned over to the defense. Pulaski County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge Lee Chitwood Friday granted a defense motion to require specific tests be performed on the phone and that those test results be turned over to both the prosecution and defense.

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  14. Loving Field auction considered a success for townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Southwest Times

    ... after the council made its decision regarding the disposition of the property in a joint meeting with the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors. According to Town Manager Shawn Utt, total sales from the auction of the 100-plus-acre tract amounted to ...

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  15. Library collecting school suppliesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Southwest Times

    ... s 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at the YMCA, 615 Oakhurst Ave., Pulaski. It is open to all school-aged children in Pulaski County.

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  16. Judge orders specific cell phone testsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski County judge ordered Friday that the results of specific tests on a cell phone be turned over to Ashley Jennifer White's defense team, but that order is on hold pending the prosecution's appeal to circuit court. In his order, Pulaski County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge Lee Chitwood granted defense attorney Kelsey Bulger's motion for an ex parte hearing outside the presence of the prosecution.

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  17. First responders square off SaturdayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County's first responders will invade historic Calfee Park Saturday to take part in the seventh annual Safe Haven Guns-N-Hoses charity softball game. Guns-N-Hoses pits law enforcement against emergency services in a fun and entertaining game of softball.

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  18. Bopp elected to Regional Commission officersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Southwest Times

    Charles Bopp, Robinson District representative on Pulaski County Board of Supervisors, has been elected an officer for New River Valley Regional Commission. Bopp, first elected to the board of supervisors in 2007, will serve as member-at-large for the Regional Commission this fiscal year.

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  19. YMCA planning Back to School BashRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | Southwest Times

    ... the Hensel Eckman YMCA will host an event to help take care of all of those tasks ahead of time in one day. Pulaski County's very first Back to School Bash is set for Aug. 1 at the YMCA. The free event runs 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., and is open to all ...

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  20. Water rescue training turns into real rescueRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County Special Operations Team recently spent a day training at Gatewood Reservoir, but little did they know they would end up making a real rescue before the training was completed. Pulaski Fire Chief Robbie Kiser said some team members were on a boat, taking part in water rescue training, when a family onshore flagged them down and asked the team to rescue a dog.

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