Work on the project to develop West Main Street in Pulaski is set to start a little later than expected. An originally projected start date of May or June has now been moved back to July or August, at the earliest.
Michael Sparta grips the rope hanging at the back of the stage in Pulaski County High School’s Little Theatre. Clad in a loincloth with a dense wig of dreadlocks on his head, the PCHS senior takes a swing as if on a vine in the African jungle.
People will get a chance Saturday to see what’s going on inside the walls of the former Pulaski Furniture building when it will be open all day for people to check out its new inhabitant: Peak Creek Grand Prix.
An Atkins man who was not wearing a helmet when he was thrown from his motorcycle Monday has died from injuries sustained in the crash. According to Virginia State Police, William R. Carter Jr., 56, was northbound on Route 622 in Smyth County when his 2000 Harley Davidson XL motorcycle ran off the right side […]
An overflow crowd filled the meeting room of the Floyd County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night, and 20 of 22 speakers praised and thanked their elected leaders for proposing a five cent increase in property tax rates to support the schools and other programs.
The Floyd County Tea Party is having a candidates’ forum on Thursday, May 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Jessie Peterman Library in Floyd. All candidates running for sheriff and commonwealth’s attorney have been invited, so everyone is invited to bring their questions. The event will be a moderator format.
Tourism spending along the Blue Ridge Parkway accelerated in 2014. According to a National Park Service report, visitors spent $863.5 million in Virginia and North Carolina communities near the parkway last year, an increase of more than $80 million from the previous year. The total spending was the most at any national park.: Floyd Press
The Floyd County Historical Preservation Trust is looking for continued funding. At the Floyd Town Council meeting, Robert Shelor spoke on behalf of the organization, and requested for the 2015-2016 fiscal year the $5,000 donation Council has made in previous years.
Frank Fassl quit school in the 10th grade to go to work and has been in and out of jail since he was 18. He never thought he’d wear a cap and gown. He never thought he’d own a tassel. He never even considered college.
A Pulaski attorney says her client understands he can’t have contact with the complainant in a domestic assault case if he is released from jail, but a judge denied the man bond anyway, saying it would pose an “unreasonable danger” to do so.