Pulaski County Newswire

Pulaski County Newswire

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  1. Kids in the Kitchen program helps young chefs learn about foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Southwest Times

    Twenty-one young chefs, ages 7 to 13, recently finished Virginia Cooperative Extension's Kids in the Kitchen program in Pulaski County. The program, led by senior extension agent Sarah Burkett, was a mini-day camp that took place over three days at Pulaski's First United Methodist Church.

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  2. John Jones, Executive Director of the Virginia Sheriff's Association.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WTVR Richmond

    ... from VMI's campus in Lexington because of a shortage of beds in rural Virginia. He was taken from VMI to Pulaski County, and then transported to Dinwiddie. "It's the only bed available in the state," said John Jones, Executive Director of the ... 2 comments

  3. Sex offender gets year for contacting minorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Southwest Times

    A Dublin man convicted in 2002 of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old child is being sent back to prison for violating probation. Pulaski County Commonwealth's Attorney Mike Fleenor called the adjustment of David Paul Cummins Jr. to probation "inconsistent."

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  4. Life plus 77 years sentence possible in beating, stabbingRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Southwest Times

    ... brother found him lying in a pool of blood inside the home on the morning of Aug. 29, according to Pulaski County Commonwealth's Attorney Mike Fleenor. Rutherford was supposed to meet the brother to go on a trip, but wouldn't answer telephone calls ...

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  5. Pulaski County debuts new mobile equipmentRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Southwest Times

    ... Akers is a former cabinetmaker, so he made new cabinets for the trailer. Calvin Hundley, a trustee at the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office, worked hard to get the trailer cleaned up and ready for use. Old decals were removed and replaced with new ...

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  6. Treva Sutphin Wilson ClarkRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Southwest Times

    Born Oct. 4, 1923, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Zeb Sutphin and Ethel Owens Sutphin. Her husbands, George Josiah Clark and Roy V. Wilson; son Roderick S. Wilson; and grandsons Richie S. Myers and Sean E. Wilson also preceded her in death.

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  7. July employment up in the NRVRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Southwest Times

    The New River Valley's employment numbers increased by 0.4 percent between June and July, according to figures released by the Virginia Employment Commission. While there were about 77,300 filled jobs reported in June for the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area , which includes Pulaski County, an additional 300 jobs in July brought that figure up to 77,600 jobs in the New River Valley.

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  8. Cougars upset No. 2 Vikings in RoanokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County Cougars sports fans may want to make a mark on their calendar to highlight this week. In a few short years, it could very well be credited as "the week it all began again."

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  9. Man to return to prison for probation violationRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski County man who drove the getaway car in a 2011 Fairlawn bank robbery will serve another four years in jail for violating his probation. Ricky Truelove was on the streets for the past several months when he picked up new drug and driving charges.

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  10. Ratcliffe museum camp a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Southwest Times

    Local kids recently got the chance to learn about Pulaski County's history, the history of the vehicles that traveled its older roads and a hands-on, up-close look at the agencies that keep the area safe. All in all, the Ratcliffe Museum Day Camp was a hit this year, says Ernie Wallace, who supervises volunteers at the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum and works with the camp every year.

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  11. Local bank gives backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Southwest Times

    You might think it an unusual combination - two BB&T bank branches in Pulaski County teaming up with Pulaski County Baby Shop, operated by New River Community Action - but the result was anything but. Lauren Whited, branch director at Pulaski BB&T Bank on Bob White Boulevard, had an important decision to make as she considered what local program the bank should support this year.

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  12. Library starting youth book clubRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Southwest Times

    Book clubs have become a popular pastime for adults in recent years. Now Pulaski County Public Library is looking to start one for youth, ages 9-12.

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  13. Clean cars make happy crittersRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Southwest Times

    If you could get your car washed and help the community's homeless cats and dogs in the process, wouldn't you? Pulaski County Humane Society is hoping the answer to that question is a resounding yes. The nonprofit animal advocacy group will hold a "Car Wash for Critters" Saturday to help cover the cost of providing basic care for homeless pets at Pulaski County Animal Shelter.

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  14. Story Time returns to librariesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Southwest Times

    With children back in school and summer giving way to fall, Story Time is returning to both branches of Pulaski County Public Library. Story Time is available to four age groups and their caregivers: Pre-School, ages 2-5; Little Listeners, ages 1-2; Books and Babies, ages newborn to 12 months; and Family, ages 3-6.

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  15. Remedy sought after - employees screwed up'Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Southwest Times

    ... stormwater management plan and streambank restoration plan, as well as an erosion sediment control plan with Pulaski County. This is being done to prevent a future accident on a similar scale. "We have folks who are really good workers, who may have ...

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  16. Pizza Hut robber identified as national fugitiveRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Southwest Times

    The previously unknown suspect that robbed the Fairlawn Pizza Hut has been identified as a man wanted across the state. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office has obtained criminal warrants charging Charles Edward Boothe, 51, of Spottsylvania, with armed robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, according to a statement from Sheriff Jim Davis.

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  17. Motorcycle crash kills former Pulaski Emergency Services CoordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Southwest Times

    Former Pulaski County emergency services coordinator Bobby Clark, 58, and his wife Pam, 56, both lost their lives in a motorcycle crash Friday evening in Henry County. Clark served as the county's emergency services coordinator from 2008 to 2011 before moving to Floyd, where he became that county's emergency services coordinator, in addition to getting involved with local Fire and EMS crews.

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  18. Train wreck responders to be recognizedRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Southwest Times

    When two trains collided north of Dublin July 14, it took first responders less than an hour to secure the scene, treat the wounded and get a command post established. Monday night, Pulaski County Board of Supervisors will recognize those efforts through a Resolution of Appreciation.

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  19. Nighttime detours planned this week at Exit 94Read the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Southwest Times

    Weather permitting, bridge work on Interstate 81 in Pulaski County will require three nighttime detours this week. The detours will affect northbound I-81 traffic traveling to and from Route 99 at exit 94. During the detours, Route 99 traffic will not be able to enter northbound I-81 and northbound I-81 traffic will not be able to exit onto Route 99. Southbound I-81 access to and from Route 99 will not be affected.

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  20. It's a - dream come true' for new dance studio ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Southwest Times

    After educating dancers in the Pulaski County area for more than 45 years, Melanie Robinson has "passed the pointe" to someone else. Sponsored by the Fine Arts Center of the New River Valley, Center Stage Dance Studio has offered school-age and adult programs in pointe, tap, ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip- hop, clogging and tumble bears.

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