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Early egg start results in ‘teary-eyed’ kids

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A miscommunication resulted in some young hunters not finding any brightly-colored Easter eggs recently at Pulaski’s community Easter egg hunt at Jackson Park. That won’t…

DSS gives back through United Way

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Pulaski County Department of Social Services employees invest in the community every day through services they provide for citizens. But their contributions don’t stop there. They…

A view into the world of 4-H Garden Club

One way to experience a connection to community is to dwell with children in the garden. New River Valley Master Gardeners, who are part of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, were…

8 arrested in raid on Pulaski meth lab

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Claytor Lake Regional Drug Task Force arrested eight people Tuesday night after raiding a methamphetamine lab in Pulaski. According to Sgt. Michael Conroy with Virginia State…

Concertgoers CAN get some Satisfaction Friday night

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The international touring tribute to The Rolling Stones performs – for the fourth time locally – Friday at the historic Pulaski Theatre. “The band remains…

Ratcliffe preparing for golf fundraiser

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  “The Ratcliffe” transportation museum is gearing up for its largest active fundraiser of the year, the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum Benefit Golf Tournament to…

McCready examines middle school alternatives

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The Pulaski County supervisor who recently suggested there’s more than one way to address the thorny issues plaguing the county’s two time-worn middle schools says…

Lambert cited for Patriot Award

Dublin Police Chief Dennis Lambert has been named recipient of the Patriot Award, an honor presented by the Department of Defense unit of the Employer Support for the Guard and…

Thefts, probation missteps draw prison time

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Dublin man learned on his 31st birthday Wednesday that he will be serving five years in prison. Kevin Derek Ramsey was sentenced to a total…

Rite Aid closing Pulaski store

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  “Underperformance” is being cited for Rite Aid’s decision to close its pharmacy at 1055 E. Main St. in Pulaski. Kristin Kellum, a spokeswoman for Rite Aid…