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More than 170 sign up for day of service

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com More than 170 volunteers have signed up to help Saturday in the first of what is hoped to be many GO Pulaski County Day…

Graduates: Drug court saves lives and families

Graduates: Drug court saves lives and families

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Courtrooms rarely breed smiles, but Pulaski County Circuit Court was filled with smiles and tears of joy Thursday afternoon as the first two participants…

Bridge repairs could take a few weeks

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  It could be a few weeks before the surface of a bridge damaged during a water main break can be paved. Pulaski engineer Bill…

Higher cap approved for veterinarian care

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County residents who want to collect their missing pet from the animal shelter, and that pet required veterinarian care, may be paying…

Newbern museum artifact makes Top 10 endangered list

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A rare collection at the Wilderness Road Regional Museum has been selected as one of the top endangered artifacts in Virginia for 2016.…

Local task force nabs package said to contain Ecstasy

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A large supply of the stimulant drug Ecstasy, or MDMA, is in the hands of a regional task force instead of possibly being distributed…

WCC hosting internationally acclaimed pianist

WYTHEVILLE — Internationally acclaimed pianist Harold Brown returns to the Wytheville Concert Series Saturday to perform with Kevin and Bryan Matheson. The concert begins at 7 p.m. in…

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More records fall for Cougars in 69-27 win

More records fall for Cougars in 69-27 win

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Writer   BASSETT – Pulaski County quarterback Bryant Grubb became…

Cougar middle school A-Team crush Cavaliers

Cougar middle school A-Team crush Cavaliers

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor It was one of those games where, even if…

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History comes to life at our museums

Years before Pulaski County was formed and many more before Peak Creek flowed from the west toward the east, history was being made. The county, two towns…

Superintendent hits ground running

Pulaski County welcomed new school superintendent Dr. Kevin Siers Tuesday night, who, with at least some sleep, hit the ground running early Wednesday, speaking at the Pulaski…

Obituaries

Douglas Wayne ‘Bubba’ Duncan

Douglas Wayne “Bubba” Duncan, 81, of Pulaski, Va., died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at LewisGale Hospital Salem, Va. He was born on June 5, 1935, in Pulaski,…

Alse Berry ‘T-Berry’ Nunn

Alse Berry “T-Berry” Nunn, 94, of Hiwassee, Va., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at Heritage Hall in Blacksburg, Va. Born Dec. 22, 1921, in Pulaski, Va.,…