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LewisGale Pulaski to Open New Behavioral Unit

August 22, 2019

Mental health and addiction are both prominent issues anywhere you look, whether it be a small town or somewhere like Roanoke or Richmond. Depression and other mental illnesses don't discriminate; they can hit anyone at any time, and the same is true...

Meet Chief Robbie Kiser of the Pulaski F.D.

August 21, 2019

I'm sure more than one person reading this article had dreams of growing up to become a firefighter when they were a kid. After all, it's the fourth ranked dream job among kids, sitting just below astronauts. Nationally viewed as one of the most...

Yankees Sweep Double Header, Clinch Playoff Spot

August 19, 2019

The Pulaski Yankees became the first Appalachian League team this season to punch their ticket to the post season by sweeping the double header against the Johnson City Cardinals on Sunday night at Calfee Park. Right hander Randy Vasquez got the start...

Yankees Handily Beat Mets 8-2

August 16, 2019

The Yanks scored four runs in each of the first two innings as they cruised to a series-opening win over Kingsport with an 8-2 score on Thursday night. Reid Anderson made the start on the mound for Pulaski last night, pitching five innings and giving...

Meet Raquel Poe, Account Clerk

August 15, 2019

Finance: it's something a lot of us don't like to think about, but it's an undeniably necessary part of our adult lives. Paying the water bill, taxes, and keeping up with our day to day spending is something you get used to, especially when you become...

On the Rise: Peak Creek Continues to Flourish

August 13, 2019

Peak Creek has long been a fixture of the Town of Pulaski; the native limestone walls were constructed over 130 years ago and still stand today, a beautiful symbol of the history of Pulaski itself. But as time has progressed, Peak Creek has seen periods...

Pulaski P.D. Receives Cancer Awareness Decals

August 12, 2019

Cancer awareness is something that everyone considers important, but sometimes it's hard to find a way to really express that awareness in everyday life. One of the most effective forms of increasing awareness is advertising; whether that be on its own,...

Meet Sarah Grim, Pulaski P.D. Sergeant

August 9, 2019

The Town of Pulaski is, without a doubt, small-town USA. We have all the trappings you'd expect of a close-knit community where everyone knows everyone, tucked away in the Appalachian Mountains. But more recently, Pulaski has been expanding; businesses...

Town of Pulaski Accepts CEDA Award

August 5, 2019

The Town of Pulaski was presented with the 2019 Community Economic Development Award (CEDA) from the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) at its annual meeting. The CEDA program recognizes outstanding communities for their efforts in advancing...

Yankees Sweep the Series with the Danville Braves

August 2, 2019

The Pulaski Yankees won a back and forth contest against the Danville Braves 4-3 with a walk off single in the bottom of the ninth to give the team their third series sweep of the season and extend the winning streak to four games. It was an eventful...

Senior Center Celebrates an Old Friend's Birthday

July 29, 2019

The Senior Center has been busier than ever as of late, constantly adding in new and engaging activities to keep members entertained and coming back for more. But even with all of the new activities, they still like to make time to visit old friends and...

Rhythm and Ribs Returns This Friday

July 16, 2019

One of the great things about summertime is the seemingly endless possibilities when it comes to food and music. Concerts and food trucks are in no short supply, especially here in Pulaski. We always try to host a variety of musical groups at The...

Seniors Cool Off with Ice Cream Social

July 15, 2019

What's the quickest way to cool off in the summer heat? Probably a dip in an ice bath. But if you're not willing to go to that extreme for relief, and ice cream social will work almost as well. The Pulaski Senior Center held their ice cream social event...

Healthcare Providers to Face Off at Calfee Park

July 10, 2019

The Pulaski Yankees are excited to announce they will host a charity softball game between LewisGale Regional Health System and Carilion Clinic at Calfee Park on Sunday, August 11th. Proceeds from the Homers for Hearts game between the area's two largest...

Yankees to Celebrate Fourth with Patriotic Series

July 1, 2019

The Stars and Stripes Series is set to begin tonight in Calfee Park, with the Pulaski Yankees squaring off against the Elizabethton Twins. The series will last until this Wednesday, and the Yankees have something special planned for each night. The...

Fourth of July Parade Kicks Off Soon

June 28, 2019

The Fourth of July is a celebration of all things American; apple pie, baseball, fireworks and fried food. It's the quintessential American holiday where we celebrate our freedoms and independence, and celebrate time well spent with our families and...

Relay For Life Honors Cancer Survivors and Victims

June 25, 2019

The Relay for Life is a nationwide event that is held across many local communities throughout our country. In Pulaski, the Relay for Life was this past Saturday in Jackson Park. While it wasn't the first held by Pulaski, it certainly was one of the best...

The Pulaski Yankees Season is Now Underway

June 20, 2019

Things are heating up in the New River Valley, and in Pulaski things are about to get really hot. The Pulaski Yankees season officially begins today in Johnson City, but their season at home won't begin until this Friday, with Calfee Park lit up once...

New Initiative Makes Waves in Pulaski

June 19, 2019

Healthy food. Busy streets. New bike trails. Any town would welcome these additions to their communities. But how do you incorporate that change in cooperation with your residents? Enter the Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) initiative which is sponsored...

Paint Bank Restaurant Entertains Senior Center

June 17, 2019

Looking for some good Southern cooking? If you've grown tired of Cracker Barrel, we suggest you try the Swinging Bridge Restaurant in Paint Bank, Virginia. Last Friday the Senior Center made the trip there, and judging from their reactions it was most...

Yankees Introduce 'Veteran of the Night' Program

June 14, 2019

The Pulaski Yankees are excited to introduce the veteran of the night program to honor a member of the military at each home game during the 2019 season. The team is asking the public to nominate either a veteran or a current member of the military they...

The Mountains of Music Homecoming is Back!

June 10, 2019

The Crooked Road is a year-round event dedicated to traditional music lovers throughout Southwest Virginia, and this year the Mountains of Music Homecoming will return for the fourth time alongside The Crooked Road. Old-time, bluegrass, gospel,...

2A State Semifinals are Returning to Calfee Park

June 7, 2019

For the third year in a row, the 2A Baseball State Semifinals will be played at Motor Mile Field at Calfee Park. The Pulaski Yankees and Calfee Park will host the Virginia High School State League Tournament on Friday, June 7th. The teams to take part...

Sounds of Summer is Back in Jackson Park

June 6, 2019

The Town of Pulaski knows all about concerts. We have several throughout the year, including performances at the Music and Merchants Festival and Pulaskifest. But one that stands out above these is the Sounds of Summer Concert Series. The Sounds of...

New Officers to Join Pulaski Police Department

June 4, 2019

Police officers are an integral part of communities all across America, perhaps even more-so in small towns like the Town of Pulaski. And while police departments tend to stay on the small side, the Pulaski Police Department is always on the lookout for...