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  1. Free Clinic of Pulaski receives grantRead the original story

    Wednesday | 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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  2. County getting two new troopersRead the original story

    Wednesday | 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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  3. BOS approves funds for Dublin Elementary renovationsRead the original story

    Wednesday | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Moose Lodge provides supplies for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Southwest Times

    ... from local businesses, churches and organizations. Since starting Supplies for Seniors, the Montgomery and Pulaski County RSVP has been able to provide 3,210 bags of household and personal care supplies, each worth about $30 to 350 unduplicated ...

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  15. Greenhouse facility marks economic innovation for VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Southwest Times

    ... "They believe that this is just the start for them, to make a gigantic footprint here in Virginia and in Pulaski County," McAuliffe said. "This is creative, it's innovative and they think they will be phenomenally successful, which means they will ...

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  16. Signage being considered for schoolsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Southwest Times

    ... the corner of Viscoe Road and Peppers Ferry Road. Right now, there are only a couple of factors keeping the Pulaski County School Board from moving forward with the project. "We're waiting to hear zoning information from Pulaski County and VDOT to ...

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  17. Nine years given for auto larcenyRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Southwest Times

    A Christiansburg man will serve nine years in prison after being convicted by a Pulaski County jury of stealing a car in Dublin Feb. 27, 2013. The jury deliberated for only about 15 minutes before convicting Brandon Randall Fowlkes, 32, of grand theft auto.

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  18. Cougar football season ends against EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Southwest Times

    ... was Hunter Thomas, who recovered the ball for the Cougars. A personal foul after the second down play pushed Pulaski County back 15 yards, eventually forcing the Cougars to turn the ball over on downs. Liberty (10-1) went to work immediately running ...

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  19. Safety measures at Exit 98 ponderedRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Southwest Times

    ... a member of Newbern Volunteer Fire Department, recently joined Newbern Fire Chief Brandon Hamblin and Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Capt. Jeff Saunders in meeting with a VDOT highway safety specialist to discuss the safety issues in that location. ...

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  20. Fowl question: Will county welcome chickens in residential districts?Read the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County Planning Commission will consider tonight whether to support the keeping of chickens, but not roosters, in certain residential districts in the county. At issue will be whether to amend the county Zoning Ordinance to allow the keeping of chickens in RR, R and R-1 residential districts, under specific conditions.

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