Pulaski County Newswire

Pulaski County Newswire

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  1. Shelor co-owner concerned with tax structure for Calfee Park, JPIRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Southwest Times

    ... Calfee Park and the downtown building that became the Jackson Park Inn, the deal he ended up getting with Pulaski County's tax incentives on the properties turned out to be less than what he was expecting compared to the town's deal. While the town ...

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  2. Tates welcoming - the terrible twos'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Southwest Times

    ... Crawford, it's a welcomed phase of development. Saturday, Emily was the youngest survivor to participate in Pulaski County's annual Relay For Life fundraiser to support cancer research. She's the granddaughter of Dr. C.R. Conner, pastor of Family ...

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  3. Mel Tillis performing at NRCC in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Southwest Times

    ... $40 at the door. Reserved seats may only be purchased online. General seats may be purchased online, at the Pulaski County Visitors Center or at the NRCC Office of Workforce Development in Edwards Hall. Tillis began performing in the early 1950s ...

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  4. Motion claims evidence found in Noah caseRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Southwest Times

    The defense attorney for Ashley White, the mother of Noah Thomas who is accused of felony homicide and child neglect in the 5-year-old's death, believes she has uncovered evidence that not only could aid her client, but may also have been withheld or dismissed by Pulaski County authorities. The key piece of evidence discovered in a defense motion filed by Kelsey Bulger is that a medical examiner found a cell phone in Noah's front pants pocket after authorities pulled the boy's body from a septic tank on March 26. In the defense motion filed by Bulger on White's behalf, the attorney contends that officials denied knowing about the cell phone, despite it being among the items listed as being found on the child's body.

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  5. Employment in NRV experiences slight dipRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Southwest Times

    Employment numbers in the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area were down by 1 percent between April and May, but Pulaski County economic development director Michael Solomon says there's no need for concern. The New River Valley's MSA - which includes Pulaski County - had a reported 78,300 people employed in May, an 800 job drop from April's count of 79,100, according to statistics released by the Virginia Employment Commission.

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  6. Newbern man enters plea in DUI wreckRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Southwest Times

    A Newbern man received a maximum jail sentence of 12 months this week for T-boning another vehicle in Fairlawn while he was driving intoxicated. Jeremy Wayne Morris pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court to a second offense within five years of driving while intoxicated [DWI] and one count of refusing to take a blood-alcohol or breath test.

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  7. County seeking nominations for Joseph Calfee Volunteerism AwardRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County elected officials, board members and other public servants are all eligible for the Joseph Calfee Volunteerism Award, the annual recognition for their service. The award may be presented to an individual who has volunteered in the county during the past year, and is intended for individuals who currently serve on one of the county's boards, committees or commissions.

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  8. County approves $88.2 million budgetRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Southwest Times

    After months of work sessions, public hearings and advertising the proposed numbers, the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors approved the county's budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year at its June meeting this week. The $88.2 million budget will cover the county's finances for FY16, which starts Wednesday.

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  9. Annual tour features seven gardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Southwest Times

    Town & Country Garden Tour, to be held June 27, will this year feature seven private gardens in Pulaski, Draper and Hiwassee. Friends of the Pulaski County Library System and New River Valley Master Gardener Association host the annual tour, which is in its fourth year.

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  10. Flower pot ... holeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Southwest Times

    If you have to look at - and negotiate - a pothole 24/7, it might as well be attractive. Pulaski County staff received this photograph of a geranium planted inside a pothole near the end of Lyons Road as, what the county termed, "a unique [and unspoken] way of requesting consideration" of a pothole repair.

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  11. DSS jobs fairs aimed to inspire stability, self-sufficiencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Southwest Times

    While jobs are still few and far between, even in a gradually improving economy, the savvy it takes to acquire them is imperative. That's the idea behind an initiative that the Pulaski County Department of Social Services has in place in order to help those in need of employment connect with the right sources that can make that happen.

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  12. Adult Day Care moving along as planned, raising matching fundsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Southwest Times

    ... that formerly house Newbern Elementary School, overwhelming expenses related to potential repairs caused Pulaski County officials, along with the board, to reconsider the location. In January, they all settled on the site of the former Dublin ...

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  13. Man says relationship led him astrayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski man took "full responsibility" for violating terms of probation Monday, but said it was the relationship he had with a drug-addicted female that ultimately led him astray. Michael Anthony Hight, 55, told a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge Monday that his probation officer, Donald Roop, warned him it was a bad choice to get involved with the woman.

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  14. Full house expected for Yankees opening nightRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Southwest Times

    ... an already enthusiastic Calfee Park crowd that gathered Monday for a welcome luncheon sponsored by the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce. "This is a water-shed moment" for Pulaski, he gushed. To further pay homage to Hagan and his efforts to ensure ...

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  15. Winds wreak havoc on area treesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Southwest Times

    Storms bringing high winds and frequent lightning swept through Pulaski County Wednesday night, wreaking havoc on many trees and leaving a number of residents without power during the hottest part of this spring. Appalachian Power Co.

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  16. Judge won't revoke man's bond for drivingRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Southwest Times

    ... the possibility of having his bond revoked and being sent back to jail to await an Oct. 6 trial. However, Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Bradley Finch chose to continue the bond, noting that Cook has complied with all other conditions of ...

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  17. Dublin adopts $3.7 million budgetRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Southwest Times

    ... that a $4.29-per-month surcharge imposed two years ago to cover a water settlement between Dublin and Pulaski County is being rolled into the base fee for every residential account. In his overall summary of economic conditions, Parker said, ...

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  18. Sales tax revenue continues to stay up this fiscal yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Southwest Times

    Fiscal year 2015 has been a good one for Pulaski County so far - at least in terms of spending - as sales tax continues to be up from last year. The most recent reported numbers for March 2015 show an increase in revenue for the county, as the 1 percent sales tax generated $314,460.95 for the county.

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  19. Columns to get overhauled on county buildingRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Southwest Times

    The stained and cracked columns on the front of the Pulaski County Administration Building in Pulaski will soon be getting an overhaul. Pulaski County Board of Supervisors voted this week to spend $12,500 to seal and paint the columns on the northwest Third Street building, which served as a school for many years before being turned into the hub of the county administration.

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  20. Joe Rudolph MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Southwest Times

    ... and Jeb Simmons. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Thornspring United Methodist Church in Pulaski County, with the Rev. Teresa Tolbert officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A visitation will be from noon Saturday ...

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