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Pizza Hut robber identified as national fugitive

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The previously unknown suspect that robbed the Fairlawn Pizza Hut has been identified as a man wanted across the state. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office…

Story Time returns to libraries

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com With children back in school and summer giving way to fall, Story Time is returning to both branches of Pulaski County Public Library. Story Time is…

Pulaski pooch potty problems plentiful?

Pulaski pooch potty problems plentiful?

By Rusty Mullins Rusty@southwesttimes.com   There are those around town who will tell you Pulaski is going to the dogs. Recently, there have been complaints about dog owners walking their…

National Knife Day pays tribute to the blade

By Rusty Mullins Rusty@southwesttimes.com   Weaponry continues to evolve. These days there are different kinds of weapons of mass destruction – bombs and other weapons that can wipe out thousands,…

Nighttime detours planned this week at Exit 94

Weather permitting, bridge work on Interstate 81 in Pulaski County will require three nighttime detours this week.  The detours will affect northbound I-81 traffic traveling to and from Route 99…

Train wreck responders to be recognized

Train wreck responders to be recognized

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com When two trains collided north of Dublin July 14, it took first responders less than an hour to secure the scene, treat the wounded and get…

College student wins $100,000 in Virginia Lottery

When Randi Carter asked a store owner to check her Cash 5 ticket from the Virginia Lottery, she soon received an unusual reaction. “He started yelling. We were high-fiving. At…

County residents named to NRCC lists

Five Pulaski County residents have been placed on the president’s and dean’s lists in recognition of their academic excellence during the summer 2015 session at New River Community College. Thomas…

It’s a ‘dream come true’ for new dance studio owner

It’s a ‘dream come true’ for new dance studio owner

After educating dancers in the Pulaski County area for more than 45 years, Melanie Robinson has “passed the pointe” to someone else. Sponsored by the Fine Arts Center of the…

$1 million awarded to Kersey Bottom revitalization project

$1 million awarded to Kersey Bottom revitalization project

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The project to fix up the Kersey Bottom area of Pulaski now has the funds to make the effort possible. The Kersey Bottom Housing Rehabilitation…