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Littering, loitering still issue at park, trail

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Last week, someone set a wastebasket on fire inside a public restroom located outside the historic Pulaski Train Depot – for the second time. Two…

Council approves utility increases, budget

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski’s new sewer and water rates, along with its 2017-18 fiscal year budget, were officially adopted by town council during a Tuesday work session. Water…

Pulaski Yankees get warm welcome

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@soutwesttimes.com A couple hundred Pulaski Yankees fans and area dignitaries gathered in the shade under Calfee’s Park’s newest feature Wednesday to welcome the 2017 baseball team to…

Woman gets 12 months in stabbing case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski woman was sentenced to 12 months in jail Wednesday for her part in a stabbing last spring. Raquel Powell Martin, 44, was charged with…

Music festival set to fund new skatepark

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A request for repairs at a skateboard park off Newbern Road in Pulaski has resulted in plans for a summer music festival to help pay…

Students probe career options through camps

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com There’s “CSI,” “CSI: Miami” and “CSI: NY,” but who ever heard of “CSI: Dublin?” Two-dozen students from area high schools have. They just spent a week…

Felony animal cruelty charge certified

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A felony animal cruelty charge has advanced to the grand jury against a former pet store operator prohibited from having companion animals. According to Pulaski County…

Jail time given for violating probation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A man facing up to 27 years in prison for violating probation by receiving new charges will serve six months instead. Chad Wesley Harlow, 29, of…

Parents to be notified about bullying investigations

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com An amendment to Virginia’s anti-bullying law now requires school administrators to inform parents anytime an investigation is being conducted into an alleged case of bullying.…

Zeppelin, Journey tribute bands signed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Fans of 1970s and ’80s classic rock had better get rested this summer, because the historic Pulaski Theatre is going to have ’em rockin’ in the…

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