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  1. Progress pending on ADS design projectRead the original story

    Wednesday | Southwest Times

    As progress toward the Adult Day Service and Fall Prevention Center's opening in Pulaski County gradually moves forward, it is still contingent on the building's design. Although the Adult Day Service was originally slated to be in the former Newbern Elementary School building, a change of plans moved the project to the Old Dublin Primary School property.

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  2. Council discusses keeping towing services in townRead the original story

    Wednesday | Southwest Times

    ... has been in operation for 35 to 40 years. While the town has the option of calling other towing services in Pulaski County at the scene of an accident, Radcliffe urged the council at its December meeting to consider the towing companies in town ...

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  3. Troopers investigate wrecks on I-81Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Southwest Times

    A South Carolina woman was injured Saturday morning in one of two separate single-vehicle crashes on Interstate 81 in Pulaski County. According to Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller, the woman's vehicle was southbound when it ran off the left side of the road and overturned in the median.

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  4. Christmas brings breaks for workersRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Southwest Times

    This week will be a short week for government workers as most enjoy a two- to three-day break for the Christmas holiday. Pulaski County School students already are sitting back waiting for Santa to arrive.

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  5. Shirley Ann Dudley AkersRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Southwest Times

    ... Funeral Home in Radford, with Rev. Lester Kennedy officiating. Interment will follow in Rockford Cemetery in Pulaski County.

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  6. Humane Society teams with Animal Control to benefit shelter petsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County Humane Society and Animal Control are joining forces this Christmas to offer several special programs to benefit homeless dogs and cats at the county animal shelter. In addition to offering discounts on adoption fees, a raffle and angel trees are being used to raise money to care for the homeless pets.

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  7. Facebook helps earn sex offender jail timeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Southwest Times

    ... Wilson, who was convicted in November 2013 of murdering a man in an abandoned house in the Belspring area of Pulaski County. Roland Wilson is serving a maximum 40-year prison sentence for second-degree murder.

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  8. Driver extracted after Route 100 collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Southwest Times

    ... r Jenny Anderson of the Dublin Police Department. The Dublin police Department, along with members of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department and REMSI responded to the scene. The Hyundai driver, Robert Chinault, had to be extracted from his vehicle.

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  9. Board of Supervisors approves extra year for Baskerville neighborhood rehabRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County will take an additional year to continue working on the houses in the Baskerville neighborhood, as an extension was granted at Monday night's Board of Supervisors meeting. So far, a total of 14 homes in the Dublin neighborhood have been rehabilitated and reconstructed with improvements to water and sewer systems.

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  10. Smith's journey was learning experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Southwest Times

    He didn't complete his cross-country run this time around, but 36-year-old Tony Smith says what he learned on this trip will help him when he hits the road again in a few years. "Even though we weren't able to reach the 10,000 miles right now it's not a failure," the former Pulaski County postal carrier said of the 1,700-mile, three-month journey he recently took on foot through eight states and Washington, D.C. He headed out from his Pulaski home in August with plans to run to the west coast and back to raise awareness of suicide.

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  11. Campbell appointed to First Community boardRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Southwest Times

    ... impressed with his legal knowledge and common-sense approach to every matter. We believe Sam's involvement in Pulaski County and surrounding communities will be a valuable asset to the bank as we enter these markets with our newly acquired branches ...

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  12. Bradley's Ridge receives Clean Business AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Southwest Times

    The Pulaski County Clean Community Council has selected Bradley's Ridge in Dublin as recipient of the December Clean Business Award. Bradley's Ridge is a community for those ages 62 and older.

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  13. School board outlines budget prioritiesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Southwest Times

    Some changes have been made to the Pulaski County School Board's budget priorities, revisions considered during its December meeting. The first change on the list is to revise the teacher salary scale to include a step increase for the 2015-16 school year.

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  14. Judge leery of embezzler's claim of employmentRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Southwest Times

    A woman who has repaid only about 6 percent of the $5,938 she embezzled from the Pulaski County Treasurer's office in 2009 said Friday she'll be able to start making regular payments when she goes to work at Federal-Mogul Corp. Monday. However, Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Marcus Long Jr. is leery of Natoya Janeice McCloud's claim she is supposed to start work at the Blacksburg business at 9 a.m. Monday.

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  15. Downtown turns into - Silver Bell Village' SaturdayRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Southwest Times

    ... also be downtown, as well as musical entertainment and a scavenger hunt with prizes. Starting at 11 a.m., the Pulaski County Humane Society will have a booth set up at 67 Commerce St. with pets for adoption. At that same location, Cindy Eller will ...

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  16. School petitions state for more fundingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Southwest Times

    State funding for public education has remained dormant since fiscal year 2009. In fact, it has been on the decrease during the past six years, Superintendent Dr. Tom Brewster said during Tuesday night's Pulaski County School Board meeting.

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  17. Teachers trade places for a day to support readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Southwest Times

    ... respective classes. Scott will travel with Pulaski Elementary's fifth graders to nursing homes throughout Pulaski County to deliver the cards made Tuesday. When asked if they would trade places again, Scott and Van Blerk didn't have any immediate ...

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  18. Pulaski parade winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County Jaycees have announced the winners of entries in this year's annual Pulaski Christmas parade. Awards were presented in youth, adult and commercial divisions.

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  19. Drug court gets under way in countyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Southwest Times

    There's now an alternative to incarceration for some substance-addicted defendants in Pulaski County, but they needn't think the alternative is a walk in the park. "It's a very intense treatment program and they've got to put the effort in.

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  20. USDA grant could mean local produce on plates at county schoolsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Southwest Times

    Food grown by local farmers and ranchers will make its way on to students' trays in the county, as Pulaski County Public Schools has been approved for a grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm to School program. "USDA is proud to support communities across the country as they plan and implement innovative farm to school projects," USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said in an announcement Monday.

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