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Portion of Pulaski road to be closed Tuesday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Motorists who intend to travel the section of Peppers Ferry Road from Lee Highway to Twin Oaks Avenue Tuesday will need to find an…

New hearing cuts sentence in half

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man had his prison sentence cut in half Thursday as a result of a new sentencing hearing granted by Virginia Court of…

Potential flooding could have town in deep water

Potential flooding could have town in deep water

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   James Steele has seen many floods over the course of his life living in Kersey Bottom. “Every time it rains down here, I’ve…

July book sale a week later

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Friends of the Library (FOL) will hold its monthly book sale a week later during July due to the Independence Day holiday.…

Mine conveyor producer offering jobs in Carroll

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A company that split off from Caterpillar Global Mining America LLC in March is investing $2 million to expand its operation in Carroll County,…

Shelor co-owner concerned with tax structure for Calfee Park, JPI

Shelor co-owner concerned with tax structure for Calfee Park, JPI

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com Baseball season is a go in Pulaski. The Pulaski Yankees are a few games into their new stadium at Calfee Park, and they’re settled…

Dublin man admits sexual assault on co-workers

Dublin man admits sexual assault on co-workers

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com ROANOKE — Just three months after being indicted by a federal grand jury, a Dublin man admitted Tuesday that he sexually assaulted co-workers at…

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Fort Chiswell to name Tiller as football coach

Fort Chiswell to name Tiller as football coach

By Rodney Young SWT Sports Writer FORT CHISWELL – The Fort Chiswell Pioneers will officially…

Pulaski Yankees to hold Calfee Park Open House

Pulaski Yankees to hold Calfee Park Open House

The Pulaski Yankees will hold an open house for Historic Calfee Park on June 19th…

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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

Kimberly Fawn Frazier

Kimberly Fawn Frazier, 44, of Draper, Va., passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 at the Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born April 24, 1971, in Pulaski, she was the…

Mary Louise Viers Dickerson

Mary Louise Viers Dickerson, 82, of Draper, Va., passed away Wednesday, July 1, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 27, 1932, in Delton, Va. Louise…