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Local nominations needed for Leading Lights awards

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Leading Lights Board of Directors hopes the addition of six new awards for 2016 will encourage more Pulaski County nominations for its annual Leading Lights NRV…

Pulaski launches entrepreneurship competition

Pulaski launches entrepreneurship competition

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Fresh out of college, Jaleesa Watkins is a secondary school English teacher, but a new entrepreneurship challenge launched in Pulaski may take her in a new…

County seeking zip code for Fairlawn

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Despite multiple attempts, Pulaski County officials have thus far been unsuccessful in convincing the U.S. Postal Service to assign Fairlawn its own zip code. However, concerns…

Fire displaces county family from home

Fire displaces county family from home

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A family of four lost their cat and most of their belongings Saturday night when fire gutted their 3680 Gallimore Drive home. Pulaski Fire Chief Robbie…

Quick fire response keeps family in house

Quick fire response keeps family in house

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Pulaski Fire Department’s quick response to a house fire on Randolph Avenue Monday morning prevented a couple and their child from being displaced. Chief Robbie Kiser…

Radford seeking suspect in residential burglaries

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Radford City Police Department is seeking the community’s help in locating a Radford man suspected in a “series” of residential burglaries near Radford University during December.…

TRAFFIC ALERT: Damaged bridge closes Southbound I-77 in Carroll County

TRAFFIC ALERT: Damaged bridge closes Southbound I-77 in Carroll County

Traffic using ramps at exit 14 (Hillsville) around closure SALEM – Both southbound lanes of Interstate 77 in Carroll County are blocked at exit 14 (Hillsville).  Traffic is diverting around the…

Bridge failure could impact county water

Bridge failure could impact county water

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If the poorly rated bridge over Peak Creek on Old Route 100 should fail, it could pose major problems for the county water system, County Administrator…

Virginia Tech researchers study flu vaccination plans

BLACKSBURG – Flu season is now in full swing, and employers are feeling the cost – up to $87 billion in medical costs and lost productivity, according to the latest…

Red-hot musical is also a tender tribute to Patsy Cline

Red-hot musical is also a tender tribute to Patsy Cline

After hundreds of sold-out performances on the North American tour and an award-winning run in Branson, Mo., one of the hottest stage shows in America rolls into Pulaski on Valentine’s…