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Pulaski Elementary among schools honored for academic achievement

Pulaski Elementary among schools honored for academic achievement

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Elementary School has been included as one of 40 Title I schools in Virginia honored for raising the academic achievements of economically…

Kids getting ready to hit the treat trails

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County youth shouldn’t have any problems filling their bags with candy Friday night, as nearly 200 businesses are participating in the three Halloween…

Lions’ Christmas Craft Show is Saturday

Lions’ Christmas Craft Show is Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com One sure sign Christmas is just around the corner is the annual Christmas Craft Show sponsored by Dublin Lions Club. This year’s show will…

VADOC to closely monitor sex offenders on Halloween night

RICHMOND – Virginia Department of Corrections Director Harold Clarke has announced this year’s plans to monitor sex offenders under probation and parole supervision throughout the Commonwealth on Halloween…

Pulaski Yankees announce GM for 2015

Pulaski Yankees announce GM for 2015

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com He grew up in Pulaski watching baseball at Calfee Park, and now Mike Fintel of Roankoe will be serving this summer as general manager…

Pulaski starting leaf pickup Monday

Pulaski starting leaf pickup Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Now that normally green lawns are coated with yellow, red and orange leaves, it’s time for Pulaski residents to break out the rake and…

Counters collect traffic data for VDOT

Counters collect traffic data for VDOT

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you’ve seen cables stretched across area roads and wondered about them, they’re collecting data for Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). The traffic counters…

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Sports

New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

JANIE McCAULEY, AP Baseball Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It’s…

Pulaski County has plenty of fight left

Pulaski County has plenty of fight left

When Cougar head football coach Stephen James addressed his team in the locker room after…

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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

Brenda Lynn Mullins Olinger Snider

Brenda Lynn Mullins Olinger Snider, 59, of Max Meadows, Va., passed away on Oct.13, 2014. She was born Sept. 17, 1955, to the late James Mullins and…

Mary Etta (Marie) East

Mary Etta (Marie) East, 96, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Mrs. East was a longtime member of Memorial Baptist Church, Pulaski. She retired…