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Maker concept riding into downtown Pulaski

Maker concept riding into downtown Pulaski

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The former BB&T building in downtown Pulaski is set to spring back to life with a new modern business concept inside its brown…

Child wounding case advances

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A felony wounding charge was certified to a grand jury Wednesday against a Pulaski woman accused of burning the 12-month-old infant she was babysitting…

Pulaski commits to Route 99 upgrades

Pulaski commits to Route 99 upgrades

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It looks like the eastern end of Route 99 in Pulaski will be getting some upgrades about this time next year. Pulaski Town Council…

Hardees restaurants getting update

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com All three of Pulaski County’s Hardees restaurants are undergoing renovations as part of a “long-term remodeling” project. Rick Rountree, spokesman for franchise owner Boddie-Noell…

DES expansion gets go ahead

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Wednesday to advertise for the expansion and air conditioning of Dublin Elementary School. Draper District Supervisor Dean…

Proclamation signed for PCHS CTE program

Proclamation signed for PCHS CTE program

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tom Brewster signed a proclamation Wednesday for Pulaski County High School’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program.…

APCo offering power outage alerts

Appalachian Power is introducing a new alert system that allows customers to be notified by text message or email when their home or business is affected by a…

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the U.S. Congress about the danger of trusting Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions, even as President Barack Obama’s negotiators continue talking with

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Cougars win over rival Salem, advance to Conference 24 semis

Cougars win over rival Salem, advance to Conference 24 semis

By Rodney Young, SWT Sports Writer Patience, they say, is a virtue. Well, after all…

Lady Cougars crush Jefferson Forest in first round

Lady Cougars crush Jefferson Forest in first round

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor Just last week, Lady Cougar head basketball coach Buddy…

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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

Ruth H. Yowell

Ruth H. Yowell, 90, of Pulaski, Va., died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski. Ruth was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was…

Jerry Duane Pugh

Jerry Duane Pugh, 67, of Pulaski, Va., who was born March 9, 1947, was called to his heavenly home Tuesday, March 3, 2015, following a brief illness.…