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UAW veterans to honor Memorial Day

The Veterans Committee of United Auto Workers Local 2069 in Dublin invite citizens from across the New River Valley to join them May 27 for their annual UAW…

Shoplifter admits being ‘caught red handed’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Christiansburg man arrested for shoplifting at the Dublin Walmart a year ago didn’t try to convince authorities he was innocent at the time…

Pulaski woman convicted of domestic assault

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Pulaski woman was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday for strangling and assaulting a juvenile in November. Under a plea agreement, Wanda…

Resolution cites Frank Conner

The Pulaski County Board of Supervisors recognized Frank R. Conner during its monthly meeting Monday. In the county’s resolution, Conner was recognized in appreciation of his service to…

PMS, DMS 8th graders move on

Pulaski County eighth graders bade adieu to Pulaski and Dublin middle schools during the last day of school this week. Pulaski Middle School’s eight graders got a royal…

Volvo unveils Ride for Freedom truck

Volvo Trucks Wednesday unveiled the design of its 2017 Ride for Freedom truck, which will accompany about 160 motorcycles from the Dublin plant to Washington, D.C., this Memorial…

County clarifies position on middle school

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Board of Supervisors took an opportunity to clarify its position on a proposal to build a consolidated middle school Monday evening…

Polls

Q. With special counsel Robert Mueller now in place for the federal investigation about alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians, what will be the outcome of any proceedings?

  • A. When the dust settles, we’ll find that the Trump campaign did nothing wrong, and it was much ado about nothing. (72%, 481 Votes)
  • D. There’s so much evidence – Comey’s memos, Trump’s whisperings to the intelligence community to deny any collusion – that it will doom his presidency. (24%, 157 Votes)
  • B. Things may get pretty dicey, but when it’s over, there won’t be enough evidence to say for sure that there was collusion. (3%, 19 Votes)
  • C. It’ll be a close call that won’t be enough to convict Trump, but will result in the equivalent of a reprimand. (1%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 667

Sports

5 Cougar make All-Conference soccer squad

5 Cougar make All-Conference soccer squad

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor The Cougar soccer season recently came to an end…

7 Lady Cougars earn All-Conference honors

7 Lady Cougars earn All-Conference honors

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor Seven Lady Cougar soccer players were recognized as a…

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Editorials

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

Vernon Edwin ‘Eddie’ O’Dell

Vernon Edwin “Eddie” O’Dell, 84, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Mary Leora O’Dell.…

Linda Sue ‘Susie’ Quesenberry

Linda Sue “Susie” Quesenberry, 67, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, May 18, 2017, at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski after a long battle with cancer. Susie…