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End-of-summer bash boffo

End-of-summer bash boffo

More than 1,000 people turned out Friday evening for a fun-filled farewell to summer, as colorful attire took the spotlight and The Catalinas wowed the Jackson Park crowd,…

July employment up in the NRV

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The New River Valley’s employment numbers increased by 0.4 percent between June and July, according to figures released by the Virginia Employment Commission.…

Pulaski County debuts new mobile equipment

By Rusty Mullins Rusty@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County recently invested in some new equipment that could help in times of emergency. Josh Tolbert, the emergency management coordinator for the…

Civil War Sesquicentennial brings millions to Virginia

RICHMOND – An economic impact study of Virginia’s Civil War sesquicentennial shows the commemoration brought more than $290 million and 3.7 million people to Virginia. Conducted by Chmura…

National Financial wins Camp Dickenson tourney

National Financial wins Camp Dickenson tourney

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   National Financial Services in Dublin finished 16 under par to win the 20th annual Camp Dickenson Golf Tournament held recently at Draper Valley…

End-of-summer beach bash photo gallery

End-of-summer beach bash photo gallery

Bond denied for man who violated probation

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   A man who used drugs while on probation was denied bond in Pulaski County Circuit Court this week. Joseph Burton, who was on…

Question of the Week

Q. What do you think about the revelation that Pulaski dumped sewage at Draper Mountain, and the town’s admission that “employees screwed up”?

  • D. I think the town knew all along what was going on and hoped nobody would notice. (71%, 132 Votes)
  • C. I think the reaction is one you’d expect when you got caught with your hand in the cookie jar. (13%, 24 Votes)
  • A. I think it’s simply a fact that mistakes were made, and I’m confident the town is taking the correct steps in light of that. (11%, 21 Votes)
  • B. Yes, mistakes were made, but the town should have been more aware of what was going on. (5%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 186

Sports

Yankees take close victory from Johnson City

Yankees take close victory from Johnson City

By Jessalyn Coble, Pulaski Yankees Media Intern The Pulaski Yankees took their 43rd win on…

Cougars upset No. 2 Vikings in Roanoke

Cougars upset No. 2 Vikings in Roanoke

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor ROANOKE – Pulaski County Cougars sports fans may want…

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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

Lena Ruth Crouch

Lena Ruth Crouch of Dublin, Va., passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Arrangements are pending by Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski, Va.…

Treva Sutphin Wilson Clark

Treva Sutphin Wilson Clark, 91, formerly of Pulaski County, Va., passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Born Oct. 4, 1923, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter…