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Fairlawn man facing 74 counts of embezzlement

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Fairlawn man is accused of stealing more than $26,000 in just over three months from a Pulaski County business. According to indictments unsealed…

Hate crime charge added to shooting case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski woman who allegedly shot her African American boyfriend and then referred to him by the “n” word in police interviews is now…

County petitions VDOT to reconsider speed limit

County petitions VDOT to reconsider speed limit

By Miles Bates miles@southwesttimes.com Weather, taxes and speed limits. Pick your poison when it comes to something people enjoy complaining about. While there’s virtually nothing anyone can do…

Radford police charge man with firearms violation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  RADFORD — Radford City Police Department arrested a 19-year-old Wednesday in connection with a Sunday incident in which a firearm was discharged during the…

Pulaski elects new mayor; Glenn wins by 47 votes

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Come July 1, Pulaski will have its first new mayor in eight years as insurance agent Nick Glenn takes the helm for the next…

Bug search

Bug search

Ron Hall, along with John and Sandy Randolph, all Friends of Peak Creek, were in the creek again recently counting “bugs.” This happens semi-annually in an area of…

Affidavit: Suspect surprised by teen’s age

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A man accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old while claiming to be a retired deputy sheriff expressed surprise that the teen wasn’t younger than…

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Sports

Hokies vs Highlander game postponed

The Virginia Tech vs Radford University baseball game scheduled for Tuesday, April 12 at Historic…

VHSL Sports physicals scheduled for Pulaski County

VHSL Sports physicals scheduled for Pulaski County

Pulaski County High School, in conjunction with Lewis Gale Hospital Pulaski, will again be providing…

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Scrambling to keep up

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Possibly you’re the jaunty sort who gets up early with vigor, whistling and beaming and generally being the complete opposite of, say,…

A stirring rendition

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   So you dragged home through yet MORE snow (and I’m out of jokes about the weather, sorry; I’m out of patience with…

Obituaries

William Clyde Riggins Sr.

William Clyde Riggins Sr., 86, of Ruffin, N.C., died April 30, 2016, while a patient at Annie Penn Hospital, Reidsville, N.C. Born March 6, 1930, to the…

Virginia Elizabeth Rupe Taylor

Virginia Elizabeth Rupe Taylor, 87, of Dublin, Va., passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016, at her home. Born June 11, 1928, in Pulaski County, Va., she was…