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Breaking news: Remains belong to missing Virginia student

RICHMOND (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday,…

Abductions prompt change in missing person policy

Abductions prompt change in missing person policy

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Whether more adults are going missing or the media just reports such cases more, Dublin Police Department has changed its missing-person policy to clarify…

Autumn’s color peaks this weekend in Southwest Virginia

Autumn’s color peaks this weekend in Southwest Virginia

By Lynn Adams editor@southwesttimes.com   This year’s fall color season is turning out to be one of the best in years, according to the Virginia Department of Forestry…

Pulaski Employee of the Month

Pulaski Employee of the Month

Calvin Pynn/SWT Corporal Joshua Bowden, with the Pulaski Police Department, was honored as the Employee of the Month at the Town Council’s October Work Session. Bowden was recognized…

Fairlawn Firefighters holding Craft Fair

Fairlawn Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fundraiser Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held at the old Riverlawn…

Low turnout causes YMCA to cancel 5K run, walk

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The YMCA 5K Run and Walk that was scheduled for Saturday has been canceled due to a lack of registered participants. According to…

Race fans urged to follow recommended routes Sunday

Race fans urged to follow recommended routes Sunday

MARTINSVILLE — Fans headed to the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday are encouraged to follow the routes recommended on Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) signs and…

Question of the Week

Ebola is a legitimate health concern which is no longer limited to West Africa. Is the U.S. response to Ebola appropriate for a serious health concern, or is it overblown?

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Sports

Pulaski County has plenty of fight left

Pulaski County has plenty of fight left

When Cougar head football coach Stephen James addressed his team in the locker room after…

Wounded Cougars toppled by Titans

Wounded Cougars toppled by Titans

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor ROANOKE – The Pulaski County Cougar football team came…

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Saying goodbye too soon

By SARAH BRADBURY                                         How do you say goodbye…

Waffling around

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   There are dark episodes in human history which we seldom speak of. Some involve terrible accidents. Some involve wars or plagues. Some…

Obituaries

Sydney Graham Bentley Davie

TUPELO, Miss. – Mrs. Sydney Graham Bentley Davie, 99, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at her daughter’s residence following a long, fruitful life. She was born Oct.…

Edward Kenneth “Kenny” Newton

Edward Kenneth “Kenny” Newton, 74, of Dublin, Va., passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Born April 21, 1940, in Pulaski, Va., he was the son of the…