Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – 11:30 a.m. Situation More than 1,600 workers are now on the ground in southwest Virginia and southern West Virginia to restore electric service after Saturday’s winter storm. Although the snow is melting rapidly, the damage it caused remains. In hundreds of locations, falling trees have brought down power poles and […]
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — When snow at Martinsville Speedway gave NASCAR a rare day off, Clint Bowyer loaded his car with kids and drove them to North Carolina for a day at the Hall of Fame. As Bowyer returned to the track for Monday’s rescheduled race, he told his 3-year-old son he wanted to take […]
At its meeting last night, the Pulaski County School Board voted to change from the 180 instructional day calendar to a 990 instructional hours calendar. This means that the school system currently has to make up three additional school days instead of eight, since March 16 had already been converted to an instructional day. As […]
Pulaski County Public Schools will be offering hot showers to those without power today, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at Pulaski County High School from 9:00 am – 4:30 p.m. Please check in with the main office and they will direct you to the locker rooms.
This month, officers of the Pulaski Police Department were trained and equipped with Nasal Naloxone, the life-saving antidote for opioid drug overdoses. The sessions included the policy specifically developed for this program and the procedures necessary to safely dispense this medication under the appropriate situations. The state initiative to utilize Naloxone also mandates that practical […]
Monday, March 26, 2018 – 10:30 a.m. Situation Progress is being made to restore electric service following a snow storm that hit Appalachian Power’s southern West Virginia and southwest Virginia service territories Saturday night. As much as 15” of heavy, wet snow fell in some areas causing trees and limbs to buckle under the weight, […]
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — The NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway has been postponed until Monday because of inclement weather. Rain and light snow started falling Saturday afternoon and continued into the night, creating dangerous driving conditions on nearby roads and leaving little chance of getting the track cleared and dry enough to race […]
Deborah Ann Edwards, 64, of Pulaski, passed away Wednesday March 21st 2018 at her home. May it comfort you in knowing that the angels are celebrating the arrival of this prayer warrior as she sits beside her Savior with a crown upon her head, with God saying to her “welcome home my good and faithful […]
Jimmie Johnson’s start to the NASCAR season is not worthy of a seven-time champion. How bad is it? He has just one top-10 finish in five races and goes to Martinsville Speedway mired in a career-worst 28-race losing streak. But Johnson can take heart in this: He has nine victories at Martinsville, most among active […]
Damon Marshall Dean, age 85 of Dublin passed away Friday, March 23, 2018 at his home. Born November 16, 1932 in Max Meadows, he was the son of the late Glen Hughes Dean and Margaret Christine Collins Dean. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Coleen Friend Dean, and two brothers, […]
The Easter Eggstravaganza egg hunt event at Dublin Christian Church, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 24 has been postponed due to the expected inclement weather. The event has been re-scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at 2 p.m..
Della Verita Eads Whitaker, 88, of Pulaski, Virginia went to be with the Lord on March 22, 2018. She was born on November 29, 1929 in Pulaski, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late James and Grace Eads. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by many brothers and sisters, as well as […]
Robert Lee Andrews, 75, of Pulaski, passed away Wednesday March 21st 2018 in the Lewis Gale Hospital, Pulaski. He was born February 10th 1943 and was the son of the late Clifton Andrews and Audrey Draper Andrews Owens. Also preceding him in death was his wife; Naomi Sue Andrew. He worked at the Coleman Furniture […]
Sheriff’s office increases patrols around county schools after receiving information on subject from N.C.
On Thursday March 22, 2018 at approximately 4:30 pm the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office received information from a NC law enforcement agency of a male subject from their jurisdiction had been followed into our county, where they lost visual of the subject after getting off I-81 at exit 98. The male subject, Matthew Recoy Saavedra, […]