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  1. Dublin Book Club hosting local authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County author Jerry L. Haynes will discuss his book, "A Cotton Mill Town Christmas," during Dublin Book Club's Dec. 16 meeting. Haynes' festive scene, during a turbulent 1969 winter, is set in Fries, a small town along the New River about 40 miles south of Pulaski.

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  2. Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and Virginia Cooperative Extension ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Southwest Times

    For the fifth consecutive year, the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce partnered recently with the Virginia Cooperative Extension office for a Eighth Grade Reality Day. With the help of more than 40 chamber volunteers, this hands-on learning experience benefited eighth graders by immersing them in the "real world."

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  3. Health insurance info session to be held at libraryRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County residents will have an opportunity to learn more about the health care marketplace on Thursday at the Pulaski County Public Library. The information session is set to begin at 6 p.m., and will be hosted by Sanjay Kishore, a recent Duke University graduate and certified navigator for the state of Virginia.

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  4. Christmas kicks off in Pulaski ThursdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Southwest Times

    ... get the festivities under way in Jackson Park at 5:30 p.m. with an official welcome to those in attendance. Pulaski County High School cheerleaders are slated to perform at 5:35 p.m., followed by the PCHS band, under the direction of Matthew ...

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  5. Local attorneys honored for volunteer legal workRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski County attorney and seven other of his local colleagues recently were honored for volunteering legal services to low-income Virginians. T. Rodman Layman of Crowell, Nuckols, Layman & Aust in Pulaski was singled out for special honors along with Karen L. Blank, who is assistant general counsel for the Virginia Tech Foundation.

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  6. Ugly Christmas sweaters earning respectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County Library System is hosting an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest Dec. 1-19 to find the tackiest sweater around. To enter the contest, which is open to all ages, take a photo of yourself modeling your ugly sweater and either email the photo to jchardy@pclibs.org or bring a 4 6 print of it to Pulaski County Library, 60 W. Third St., Pulaski.

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  7. Career coaches help students chase dreamsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Southwest Times

    With a constantly changing economy, a partnership between community colleges and public school systems could be crucial to developing the country's workforce. That's why Pulaski County Public Schools and New River Community College have nurtured a partnership designed to help high school students not only chase, but realize, dreams after high school that had previously been virtually unattainable.

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  8. Free Clinic of Pulaski receives grantRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Southwest Times

    The Free Clinic of Pulaski County recently received a $1,200 grant to purchase an automatic external defibrillator . This award was funded through the Ann and H.W. Huff family fund, associated with the Community Foundation of the New River Valley.

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  9. County getting two new troopersRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Southwest Times

    Two of the 50 new troopers who graduated from the 122nd Basic Session of Virginia State Police Academy in Richmond Friday will begin their careers in Pulaski County. According to state police, Travis D. Sykes, 27, of Damascus, and John M. Nunley, 23, of Max Meadows, will be assigned to the agency's Dublin field office.

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  10. BOS approves funds for Dublin Elementary renovationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Southwest Times

    Some long-overdue repairs at Dublin Elementary School will start soon following approval by the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors Monday night of the initial funds needed to move forward on renovations. Pulaski County School Superintendent Dr. Tom Brewster submitted a proposal to the Board of Supervisors to consider renovating the elementary school after the Pulaski County School Board approved it at its November meeting.

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  11. Thanksgiving altering schedulesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Southwest Times

    Schools and most governmental offices will be getting an extended Thanksgiving break as many offices close mid-week and remain closed through Friday. Pulaski County schools will be closed Wednesday through Friday for Thanksgiving break, but most government offices will be working at least half a day on Wednesday.

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  12. Critzer preschool teacher - gets creamed' for good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Southwest Times

    ... the community," Lytton said afterward, her hair sticky with chocolate and caramel sauce. Each school in Pulaski County participated in the United Way Campaign from Nov. 5 through Nov. 21. According to Lytton, who is currently in her second year as ...

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  13. County men arrested on drug chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Southwest Times

    Two men were arrested on drug charges Saturday night after a search warrant was executed on separate residences in the Parrott section of Pulaski County. According to Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis, John Barrett Bullion, 29, and Gary Wayne Page Jr., 39, are being held without bond at New River Valley Jail on multiple charges involving the possession, manufacture and conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine.

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  14. Rescue highlights need for ATVRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Southwest Times

    The recent reliance on citizens for utility vehicles to rescue a hunter has highlighted the "continuing need" for a county-owned utility vehicle, according to County Administrator Peter Huber. Pulaski County Board of Supervisors Monday night is to discuss, and possibly take action on, a proposal to purchase an all-terrain vehicle to use in rescue and firefighting situations in areas where standard vehicles cannot go.

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  15. Identities of wreck victims confirmedRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Southwest Times

    The identities of two men killed in a fiery Nov. 7 wreck on Route 11 have been confirmed, according to Pulaski County Sheriff's Office. Capt.

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  16. Humane Society has a lot to celebrate at annual meetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Southwest Times

    After announcing in July it may have to shut down due to lack of funding, the group experienced an outpouring of community support unseen since opening it offices in Pulaski County Animal Shelter in 2005. The group's board of directors attributed the financial meltdown to skyrocketing medical expenses.

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  17. Appalachian Power charges up with readingRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County's elementary schools received a special visit from Appalachian Power employees when they came to read to kindergarteners Thursday morning. Thursday was "Read to Me" Day, when Appalachian Power employees and retirees came and shared a book with students across 445 elementary schools in Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee.

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  18. Business Executive of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Southwest Times

    Lars Blomberg, vice president for Volvo North America Trucks, received the Business Executive of the Year Award during the 62nd annual Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner Thursday night at the Draper Mercantile. Blomberg, who now lives in his home country of Sweden, thanked his many business associates with the chamber of commerce as well as community leaders, and singled out attorney and fellow Rotarian the late Bob Ingram.

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  19. Douglas Wayne - Red' WilsonRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Southwest Times

    ... Va. In his remembrance, those who wish may make contributions to the Pulaski Volunteer Fire Department or the Pulaski County Humane Society.

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  20. Pool filling fees may be adjustedRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Southwest Times

    ... difficult, but now the meters can be read electronically, without having to remove the meter cover. Utt said Pulaski County uses portable meters that are attached to the outdoor spigot to determine how much water is used. He noted that process would ...

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