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Reported shooting ends without incident

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Local authorities responded early Sunday to a report of a prowler being shot inside a Pulaski home, but it turned out to be a mental health…

Power outage leaves Hokie fans in dark

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A broken insulator on a utility pole knocked out power to about 1,500 Appalachian Power Co. customers in the Route 11 area Saturday night. It couldn’t…

Contest win means renovations for Radford Theatre

Contest win means renovations for Radford Theatre

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   A ticket to the balcony is in the near future for patrons at the Radford Theatre. The one screen cinema, which re-opened under new ownership…

Longtime Wythe County school resource officer retires

WYTHEVILLE – The Wythe County Sheriff’s Office said goodbye to Deputy Randy Mitchell, a long serving county deputy and school resource officer, with a luncheon on Friday, Sept. 5. Prior…

Breaking News

Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Marcus Long Jr. just approved a motion by Commonwealth Attorney Mike Fleenor to nolle prosequi (not prosecute with the option to refile)  the capital murder charge…

Victim’s DNA not a factor in first-degree murder charge

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Thursday, Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Marcus Long Jr. ruled to exclude any DNA related to the autopsy of Mindy Dickerson, a woman who was…

Lippard returning to heat up PulaskiFest

Lippard returning to heat up PulaskiFest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The fast-paced, high-energy performance of fire eating juggler and unicyclist Mark Lippard returns to PulaskiFest later this month. Lippard’s show was one of the key attractions…

Race on for NRV industries

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Which of Pulaski County’s new industries will be the first to deliver products out of the New River Valley? Aric Bopp says the “unofficial race is…

July and August were polar opposites

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com What a difference a month makes. Rainfall measured at the regional wastewater treatment plant in July was the polar opposite of August’s recordings, according to Pepper’s…

Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A private U.S. plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed into the ocean north of the Caribbean island Friday after a journey of more than 1,400 miles.…