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GIRLS GET IT: Local students focus on tech futures

GIRLS GET IT: Local students focus on tech futures

By Brooke J. Wood brooke@southwesttimes.com CHRISTIANSBURG – Local girls spent last week building and creating. Robots. Video games. Mobile apps. 3-D models. Such pursuits, not typically encouraged in…

Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, died Thursday.…

Judge: ‘You’re not entitled to see eye-to-eye’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Pulaski man accused of threatening to blow up police who were arresting him in February requested a new court appointed attorney Monday, saying…

Jury acquits man of raping housemate

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Pulaski County jury says a Pulaski man did not rape a woman who was sharing a house with him and his wife in…

Man accused of setting off smoke bomb in library

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man is being held in lieu of $1,000 secured bond on charges he set off a smoke bomb in Pulaski County Library…

FOCL sponsoring Claytor Lake clean up Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Friends of Claytor Lake [FOCL] is asking the public to come out to the lake Saturday to take part in its annual All Lake…

Saturday is the Great American Campout

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Grab your tent and camping supplies because it’s time for the Great American Campout! Claytor Lake and New River Trail state parks are celebrating…

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Yankees avoid series sweep, win 9-5

Yankees avoid series sweep, win 9-5

By Jarah Wright, Pulaski Yankees Media Intern PULASKI, Virginia — Tim Lynch helped lead the…

Yankees Announce 2016 Roster

Yankees Announce 2016 Roster

By Matthew Atkins, Pulaski Yankees Media Intern The Pulaski Yankees preliminary roster for the 2016…

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Scrambling to keep up

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Possibly you’re the jaunty sort who gets up early with vigor, whistling and beaming and generally being the complete opposite of, say,…

A stirring rendition

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   So you dragged home through yet MORE snow (and I’m out of jokes about the weather, sorry; I’m out of patience with…

Obituaries

Edgar Paul Carnell

Edgar Paul Carnell, age 86 of Pulaski, Va., passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at his home. Born Nov. 10, 1929 in Barren Springs, he was the…

Suzanne David

RADFORD — Suzanne David, age 79 of Radford, and formerly of Pulaski, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Commonwealth Assisted Living. Born July 12, 1936 in…