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Comfort food cook shares her secrets

Comfort food cook shares her secrets

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Robin Upchurch grew up with two grandmothers – one German and one Italian – who were always at odds over who was going…

Man who beat wife with bat gets 10 years

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A man who beat his wife in the head with a T-ball bat, denting the bat in the process, won’t be going home for…

COG gives to another church lost to fire

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com During the first Sunday church service after fire destroyed its sanctuary, Pulaski Church of God took in $3,200 in donations for an Appomattox…

Town considers murals for municipal walls

Town considers murals for municipal walls

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski may soon be decorating the town’s interior municipal walls in a tribute to local history that would be paid for through local…

Free state, federal tax prep services offered

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Commissioner of the Revenue’s office is teaming up with New River Community Action (NRCA) to offer free state and federal income tax…

Volvo cancels layoffs; 500 jobs saved

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Facebook erupted with posts Thursday afternoon from jubilant employees announcing the good news … Volvo has cancelled a pending layoff of 500 workers slated…

Rte. 99 project slows Pulaski traffic

Rte. 99 project slows Pulaski traffic

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A road enhancement project more than 20 years in the making is slowing down drivers traveling on Route 99 between Bob White Boulevard…

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Lady Cougars blast Patrick Henry 57-40 on the road

Lady Cougars blast Patrick Henry 57-40 on the road

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor ROANOKE – Eight Lady Cougars scored Friday against Patrick…

REINHARDT RISES: Cougars upset Patriots in overtime, 66-63

REINHARDT RISES:  Cougars upset Patriots in overtime, 66-63

By RODNEY YOUNG SWT Sports Writer Down by 13 points in the middle of 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

Erma Maxine Wills Wiseman

Erma Maxine Wills Wiseman, age 94, formerly of Dublin, Va., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 in Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, Va. Born March 23, 1922 in…

Erma Maxine Wills Wiseman

Erma Maxine Wills Wiseman, age 94, formerly of Dublin, Va., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 in Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, Va. She was preceded in death…