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  1. UAW gearing up for 24th Ride for FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Southwest Times

    ... ceremony are Pastor Mike Coleman from Max Creek Baptist Church in Draper and Joe Sheffey, chairman of Pulaski County Board of Supervisors. Coleman has been a minister for 32 years, with 26 of those years being at Max Creek. Patterson said Coleman is ...

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  2. Pulaski Jazz & Ribfest has something for all the sensesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Southwest Times

    ... New River Valley, the Pulaski Jazz & Ribfest is co-sponsored by The Southwest Times, the Town of Pulaski and Pulaski County. Organizers, which include those who have launched a similar jazz and rib festival in a town the size of Pulaski and watched ...

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  3. Council calls for ordinance on utility depositsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Southwest Times

    ... mind was someone moving to a new home within the town limits as a renter who could provide a summary from the Pulaski County Public Service Authority - a letter of credit, basically - that can vouch for a good history with no late payments or ...

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  4. Police investigate body found in yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Southwest Times

    ... Pulaski Police Department. It had been discovered earlier by a man weed-eating the property, who called the Pulaski County Emergency Communications Center at 1:54 p.m. According to Capt. Anthony Meredith, residents of the property did not know the ...

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  5. Officials, students break ground at DESRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Southwest Times

    While the project to renovate Dublin Elementary School has been in gestation since 2012, going through numerous financial hurdles, progress is now officially under way. The Pulaski County Board of Supervisors last November allocated $3.4 million to be spent on the renovation project in order to add on a new wing of classrooms and install air conditioning in the school.

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  6. NRRA sets up clean energy facility at landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Southwest Times

    The gases that sit in the landfill at the New River Resource Authority will now be used as a clean energy source. The NRRA has partnered with Appalachian Electric Power and energy distributor Ingenco to develop a landfill gas energy project using the waste material that accumulates at the site, located on Cloyd's Mountain in Pulaski County.

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  7. Thompson named Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County High School social studies teacher Roxanne Thompson is a self-proclaimed history nerd. It's a title her students agree with as well.

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  8. IDA seeking to recoup rent from recyclerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Southwest Times

    Blue Bird Resins LLC, a plastics recycling company that proposed to expand its Pulaski operations and add new jobs in 2013, apparently stopped paying rent on its facility in 2014. According to a Bill of Particulars filed in Pulaski County General District Court, Pulaski County Industrial Development Authority is seeking to recover $64,435 in unpaid rent from Blue Bird Resins for allegedly breaching its lease on the former Jefferson Yarns Inc. Hill Plant at 27 Valley St. in Pulaski.

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  9. Giving back to the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Southwest Times

    The Pulaski County Republican Women's Club conducted a linen drive recently for residents of the Fairview Residential Home in Dublin as a way of giving back to the community by helping others. Club members donated new or gently used sheets, towels, wash clothes, lap blankets and bibs for the residents of the home.

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  10. BOS almost doubles Free Clinic fundingRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County Board of Supervisors decided Monday night to almost double its financial support for the Free Clinic of Pulaski County, while maintaining level funding for Pulaski County Health Department. The free clinic had requested level funding of $27,000 from the county for the 2015-16 fiscal year, but the board decided to add $26,000 to the request, bringing the total allocation to $53,000.

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  11. Carroll girls blank PulaskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Carroll News

    Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsCarroll County girls' soccer coach Wayne Edmonds talks to his team prior to beating Patrick Henry earlier this season. The Cavs defeated Pulaski County 5-0 on May 5 for the team's second River Ridge District victory.

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  12. Ruth Evelyn McPeak LesterRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Southwest Times

    ... 2 p.m. Monday, May 11, at the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski. Interment followed in the family cemetery, Pulaski County. The family received friends 1 to 2 p.m. Monday.

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  13. Indictment returned in rape caseRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski County grand jury has indicted a man accused of raping a friend while she was incapacitated by sleeping pills last fall. The rape charge against Charles Daniel Williamson, 30, of Pulaski, was among indictments handed down by the grand jury in April and recently unsealed by Pulaski County Circuit Court.

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  14. McCready proposes shifting funds to free clinicRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski County supervisor would like to see at least $33,000 in increased funding requested by Pulaski County Health Department allocated to the Free Clinic of Pulaski County instead. Expressing "disappointment" over stories the public has been sharing with him about the health department, Massie District Supervisor Andy McCready made the suggestion at a recent work session on the 2015-16 Pulaski County budget.

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  15. Keep your cars, dogs sparklingRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Southwest Times

    A "Barks and Bubbles" dog and car wash will be May 30 to help get the winter grime off your cars and dogs. Pulaski County Humane Society is sponsoring the event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Advance Auto, 935 E. Main St. in Pulaski.

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  16. Real estate tax due date set for late JuneRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Southwest Times

    The deadline for Pulaski town citizens to pay their real estate taxes has been moved to June 19 after the Pulaski Town Council approved the change at its legislative meeting Tuesday night. According to Town Manager Shawn Utt, there have been some roadblocks in Pulaski County's tax reassessment, therefore causing billing to be delayed.

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  17. Pulaski County makes sexual assault arrestRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Southwest Times

    According to a Radford spokeswoman, Radford authorities received six sexual assault complaints April 16 on Frederick Lawrence Cordrey, 73. The complaints involved multiple victims and involved incidents that dated back several years. Pulaski County authorities arrested Cordrey Monday on three counts of misdemeanor assault on three victims and one count of sexual battery.

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  18. NRCC holding 46th annual commencement May 15Read the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Southwest Times

    New River Community College's 46th annual commencement will take place May 15 in 117 Edwards Hall on the NRCC campus in Dublin. The ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Thomas Brewster, superintendent for Pulaski County Public Schools, will address the graduates.

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  19. Free clinic gets new nurse practitionerRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Southwest Times

    Kate Brennan's nursing career has taken her to different parts of the country, but her newest venture will be as the nurse practitioner for the Free Clinic of Pulaski County, a position she started this week. Brennan's nursing career spans 30 years, and she has lived in the New River Valley since 1996.

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  20. Film documents 150th anniversary of - Battle of Cloyd's Mountain'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Southwest Times

    It's been more than a year since people got to see Yankee and Rebel soldiers face off on the same battlefield where the real solders shed blood 150 years ago on Cloyd's Mountain. This weekend, audiences at the historic Pulaski Theatre will be able to relive one of Pulaski County's most significant historical events on the big screen.

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