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I am Pulaski: Visions of Place and Belonging in Pulaski, Va.

I am Pulaski: Visions of Place and Belonging in Pulaski, Va.

By Donna Rorrer Special to The SWT   The Fine Arts Center of the New River Valley will present a new exhibit titled УI Am Pulaski: Visions of…

‘Star chef’ dines with Culinary Art class

‘Star chef’ dines with Culinary Art class

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   With nearly more than 20 years of cooking experience under his belt, Jason Alley could have stepped in behind the chopping block along…

12th District students sought for art contest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Students who live in Virginia’s 12th House District are invited to take part in the third annual art contest sponsored by Delegate Joseph…

Restaurant half way to scholarship goal

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Every year, students across America get a leg-up on their college tuition with a little help from their local Burger King. The restaurant…

NR Trail park offering van tour

New River Trail State Park will give a guided van tour of 40 miles of the old railroad route from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. The all-day…

Man pleads to child abuse, but denies guilt

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 23-year-old Pulaski man on Monday denied causing multiple fractures to his girlfriend’s 7-month-old infant child, but indicated he would enter an Alford…

Self-imposed sentence doesn’t fly with judge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com “It’s always interesting when someone wants to impose their own sentence,” a Pulaski County judge said Monday when a defendant requested drug treatment in…

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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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Friday Night Football Scores

Abingdon 44, Virginia High 20 Albemarle 13, Charlottesville 10 Altavista 48, Nelson County 0 Amelia…

Turnovers and penalties costly in Cougar loss

Turnovers and penalties costly in Cougar loss

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor Trailing by seven points in the final minutes of…

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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

George Rudolph “Rudy” McPeak

George Rudolph “Rudy” McPeak passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in his home in Pulaski, Va. Arrangements are pending with Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.…

Ivajo Clark Swinsburg

IvaJo Clark Swinsburg, 85. of Draper, Va., passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at the Pulaski Health Care Center. Born May 4, 1929, in Pulaski, Va., she…