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‘Extraordinarily rare’ artifact linked to Pulaski’s musical history needs repair

‘Extraordinarily rare’ artifact linked to Pulaski’s musical history needs repair

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A valuable, rare artifact from Pulaski’s musical history is in dire need of repair. Pulaski historian John White believes the Pulaski Fire Department…

Sunday reception to close art exhibit

Sunday reception to close art exhibit

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com There’s still time to check out the work of local artists before the 2016 Menagerie exhibit’s closing reception on Sunday at the Fine…

Reaction to arrest brings 12-month sentence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man who allegedly threatened to bomb police during arrest in February, received a 12-month jail sentence in a plea agreement that amended…

I-81 bridge replacement should start this year

I-81 bridge replacement should start this year

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A $48 million contract awarded Wednesday should allow work to get under way later this year on a four-year project to replace the northbound…

Runway 5K, 1 mile fun run Sunday at airport

The New River Valley Airport is presenting a unique and exciting opportunity for runners, joggers and walkers of all ages and ability. The first and only Runway 5K…

Autumn Arrives

Autumn Arrives

10 fun facts in time for fall   Autumn, which arrived at 10:21 a.m. today, is a season of many changes, with some of the most notable including…

It’s back to the drawing board for code position

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Town Council and administration discussed during Tuesday’s work session what they would expect from a code compliance officer, a new proposed position…

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More records fall for Cougars in 69-27 win

More records fall for Cougars in 69-27 win

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Writer   BASSETT – Pulaski County quarterback Bryant Grubb became…

Cougar middle school A-Team crush Cavaliers

Cougar middle school A-Team crush Cavaliers

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor It was one of those games where, even if…

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Superintendent hits ground running

Pulaski County welcomed new school superintendent Dr. Kevin Siers Tuesday night, who, with at least some sleep, hit the ground running early Wednesday, speaking at the Pulaski…

Mega incomes say something

A perusal of Forbes’ annual almanac of wealth, shows 1,810 billionaires worth an aggregate net worth of $6.5 trillion, with both numbers down from 1,826 a year ago…

Obituaries

Velma Louise Pickett Johnson

Velma Louise Pickett Johnson, 80, of Carrington Place, Wytheville, Va., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 at Carrington surrounded by family and friends.…

Jeffery Curtis Pritchard

Jeffery Curtis Pritchard, 62, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, from injuries sustained in a trucking accident. He was U. S. Marine veteran and…