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School board approves budget priorities

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Although budget work sessions are still ongoing, the Pulaski County School Board approved its budget priorities for 2017-18 at its regularly scheduled meeting…

Pulaski woman jailed for violating probation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A woman convicted in 2005 of multiple counts of welfare fraud is being held without bond at New River Valley Regional Jail for allegedly…

Court Crusade

Court Crusade

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Five years after Dr. Dick Gehrz started a basketball program in a Pulaski church gymnasium, a competitive team is winning tournaments and receiving…

Fire at Camrett takes out cooling unit

                      By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A Friday afternoon fire at Camrett Logistics on Viscoe Road in Fairlawn…

More students eating most important meal of the day

                        By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Getting kids to eat breakfast has never been an easy task…

NRCC Cycling Club open to community, too

Do you have an interest in cycling and want the opportunity to compete? New River Community College has a cycling club that competes in collegiate cycling events across…

Wounding suspect sent back to jail

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Draper woman charged with shooting her common law husband is back in jail after allegedly contacting the man by telephone. Pulaski County Juvenile…

Polls

Q. What do you think about National Security adviser Michael Flynn resigning amid a firestorm of controversy?

  • A. There was no way for him to remain after reports surfaced about his meetings with the Russians prior to President Trump's inauguration. (68%, 126 Votes)
  • B. Michael Flynn could possibly have remained, since he apparently still had the president's confidence and the allegations against him have not been substantiated. (20%, 38 Votes)
  • C. Michael Flynn should not have resigned and should have demanded evidence that he did anything wrong. (8%, 15 Votes)
  • D. President Trump should have stepped forward to defend Michael Flynn and defy those who are undermining his presidency. (4%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 186

Sports

FINALLY: PC Middle School soccer forming

FINALLY: PC Middle School soccer forming

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor It still won’t be an official school team, but…

Local wrestlers putting in work at State meet

Local wrestlers putting in work at State meet

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor SALEM – The second day of competition at the…

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Chamber meets at historical site

Draper is a small town with a railroad and ties to the Baltimore Road that carried many travelers from north to south and south to north. The…

Eye of beholder sees what may be

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are not the only politicians in the news. Gov. Terry McAuliffe has joined them as the FBI conducts an investigation of funds…

Obituaries

John D. Owen Jr.

John D. Owen Jr., 61, of Phoenix, Ariz., passed away suddenly Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, John…

Jeanette Green Loderstedt

Jeanette Green Loderstedt, 85, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. Mrs. Loderstedt was a resident of Pulaski, Va., since 1968 when she…