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Pulaski police receive 3rd accreditation

Pulaski police receive 3rd accreditation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Police Department was presented Tuesday evening with its third certificate of accreditation, ensuring the agency is “maintaining ethical standards and benchmarks of performance” required to…

YMCA campaign off to a good start

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Just three weeks into its “Be Part of the Change” fundraising campaign, Hensel Eckman YMCA has already raised nearly half of its $150,000 goal. Executive Director…

Pulaski Area Transit marks 10 years of service

Pulaski Area Transit marks 10 years of service

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   When the Pulaski Area Transit started in 2004, most people in the town who were disabled or couldn’t drive were limited to one trip per…

Pulaski preparing to light up the town

Pulaski preparing to light up the town

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The public is invited to come to Jackson Park Dec. 4 to join in the fun as Pulaski brightens the town by lighting the community…

Radford University students investigate arson

Radford University students investigate arson

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – Criminal Justice students at Radford University got the opportunity to dig deep and investigate a simulated arson Tuesday night. The Virginia Department of…

Greenhouse facility marks economic innovation for Virginia

Greenhouse facility marks economic innovation for Virginia

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   After more than a year in the making, Red Sun Farms’ greenhouse facility in Dublin was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday. The facility,…

Renovations continue

Renovations continue

Courtesy photo The Novell-Taylor house on Pierce Avenue near historic Calfee Park was razed Monday as land is cleared for improvements around the ballpark in preparation for the 2015 season.…

Man pleads guilty to sexual battery of 2nd victim

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County man convicted by a jury in October of sexually battering an 11- to 12-year-old girl pleaded guilty Friday to contributing to the…

Dangerous dog ruling proves expensive

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County man whose dog killed a neighbor’s dog in October found out Monday that owning a “dangerous dog” is an expensive undertaking. Pulaski…

DWI dropped after filing of new charges

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A charge of driving under the influence of drugs (DWI) filed against a Draper woman in July was dropped after a grand jury returned indictments for…