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Bank of Floyd to be featured on InView with Larry King

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Bank of Floyd will be featured in a segment on the Larry King-hosted show InView on Saturday, March 29. According to a news release…

Revocation of Harrell’s bond sought

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   If the prosecution has its way, the bond of a former cheerleading coach charged with embezzlement will be awaiting trial in jail. Special prosecutor Erin…

Lengthy trial set for 2005 murder case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 10-day trial is planned for a former Pulaski County man accused of murdering his wife in 2005. Leslie “Les” Michael Dickerson, 35, currently is…

Workday brings community garden to life

Workday brings community garden to life

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The long developed plans for Fairview Community Garden were put into action this past Saturday, March 22, as volunteers took the day to work on…

Appeal lawyer appointed in attack

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A new attorney was appointed Monday for a Pulaski man recently sentenced for attacking the mother of his child with a five-pound sledgehammer. Although George…

One killed in Lee County crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   LEE COUNTY — A Jonesville woman was killed Monday evening in a single-vehicle crash in Lee County. According to Virginia State Police, Mary Cole Sayers,…

Craft Show scheduled to help out Relay for Life

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Relay For Life of Pulaski, as well as Cancer Busters, will hold a craft show on Saturday, April 5, to help fund this year’s Relay…

Navy: Base shooting suspect didn’t have own weapon

NORFOLK (AP) — A civilian suspect approached a destroyer docked at the world’s largest naval base late Monday, disarmed a petty officer on watch and fatally shot a sailor, according…

Va. Tech board OKs 3 new science degrees

BLACKSBURG  (AP) — Virginia Tech’s Board of Visitors has approved three new degree programs in high-tech science fields. According to reports, the Board of Visitors voted unanimously Monday to approve bachelor’s degrees in…

Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, the nation’s prime minister said Monday night, citing a new analysis…