RICHMOND – On Friday, June 22, 2018, the Commonwealth will graduate its 128th generation of Virginia State Troopers. The 39 new troopers will be presented their diplomas during commencement exercises at 10 a.m. at the State Police Training Academy located at 7700 Midlothian Turnpike in North Chesterfield County. Included in the class is Pedro Yobani Aguilar Salamanca, Pulaski […]
The R.F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum will have special hours for Bike Virginia’s visit to the Town of Pulaski on Monday June 25, 2018. The Museum will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday in addition to its regular hours of 11:00 to 5:00 on Friday and Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 on Sunday […]
The Pulaski Yankees saw their record drop to 1-1 Wednesday night, as the Yankees fell in 11 innings to the Danville Braves, 6-5. The Yankees complete their road trip to Danville Thursday night before returning home for their home opener Friday night against the Greeneville Reds.
The Appalachian League’s 2018 Regular Season kicks off tonight with a full slate of games. The schedule: Princeton at Kingsport, 6:30 p.m. Bristol at Greeneville, 7 p.m. Burlington at Elizabethton, 7 p.m. Pulaski at Danville, 7 p.m. Johnson City at Bluefield, 7:05 p.m.
The Pulaski Yankees have set their 2018 Opening Day roster ahead of Tuesday’s season opener in Danville. The 30-man roster includes 14 pitchers, three catchers, seven infielders, and six outfielders. Right-handed pitcher Luis Medina highlights the 2018 squad, ranked as the New York Yankees’ number five prospect according to MLB Pipeline. Medina is one of […]
Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson is still with the team. According to a variety of media sources today, an academic issue that left his status with the team up in the air has been resolved. The redshirt sophomore started 13 games for the Hokies last fall passing for 2,991 yards with 26 total touchdowns and […]
On Sunday, June 17, 2018, Betty Hyatt Jones left this life to join the many loved ones who had gone on before her and who were waiting to welcome her with open arms and smiling faces. .The daughter of a coalminer, she was born in West Virginia on September 2, 1930 to James D. Hyatt […]
Pulaski Town Manager Shawn Utt on Tuesday presented to council a second budget proposal for the 2018-19 fiscal year – one in which spending is cut by 1.65 percent or about $160,000. Utt’s budget proposal was in response to direction from council a week earlier. Mayor Nick Glenn broke a 3-3 tie and voted in […]
As this school year has come to a close, local organizations in Southwest Virginia are making investments now to ensure that the 2018-2019 academic year will be as successful as it can be for Pulaski County students. A new program available this summer through a collaboration between the United Way of Southwest Virginia and Pulaski […]
Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Family and Consumer Sciences and will offer a four-day cooking and fitness program for Pulaski County youth, ages 7-13, to gain skills in the kitchen to lead healthier lives. The three day “nutrition, fitness and health” camp will be held July 10-12, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at the First […]
The Count Pulaski Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is proud to announce that five Pulaski County fifth graders, one from each of the five elementary schools, have been awarded the 2018 Good Citizen Certificate and Medal. Each of these fifth graders has shown their teachers and classmates that they possess the qualifications […]