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Slain TV reporter, cameraman had become local celebrities

Slain TV reporter, cameraman had become local celebrities

By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press They were two young journalists, eager and hungry for a story, fulfilling their dreams of working in TV news. Reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman…

Gunman was a volatile, angry man

Gunman was a volatile, angry man

By ADAM GELLER AP National Writer Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman during a live broadcast Wednesday, the man identified as the killer traced…

Baby-burner babysitter to serve 12 years

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   A woman who burned an infant she was babysitting last January was given a prison sentence above the recommended guidelines Tuesday. Logan Quesenberry, 22, was…

Noise control ordinance changes tabled again

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   After a nearly hour-long pubic hearing regarding proposed changes to Pulaski County’s noise control ordinance, the county’s board of supervisors voted Monday night to table…

Pulaski makes Top 10 list for young homebuyers

Pulaski makes Top 10 list for young homebuyers

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Millennials looking to start their adult lives in their new homes in a new town will have one more location to add to their list.…

Clean cars make happy critters

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you could get your car washed and help the community’s homeless cats and dogs in the process, wouldn’t you? Pulaski County Humane Society is hoping…

Ratcliffe museum camp a success

Ratcliffe museum camp a success

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Local kids recently got the chance to learn about Pulaski County’s history, the history of the vehicles that traveled its older roads and a hands-on,…

Local bank gives back

Local bank gives back

Special to the SWT You might think it an unusual combination – two BB&T bank branches in Pulaski County teaming up with Pulaski County Baby Shop, operated by New River…

Library starting youth book club

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Book clubs have become a popular pastime for adults in recent years. Now Pulaski County Public Library is looking to start one for youth, ages 9-12.…

Breaking News: WDBJ7 reporters attacked

Breaking News:  WDBJ7 reporters attacked

A reporter and cameraman for WDBJ7 in Roanoke were attacked by a gunman today during a live broadcast at the Bridgewater Plaza near Smith Mountain Lake. At approximately 6:45 a.m.…