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School board votes to consolidate middle schools

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   After long months of consideration and debate, the Pulaski County School Board voted to consolidate middle schools in a brief segment of Thursday night’s meeting.…

Hawley to retire after 38 years of service to town

Hawley to retire after 38 years of service to town

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The littlest incidents sometimes have the biggest consequences. John Hawley applied with the town of Pulaski for a summer job between his junior and senior…

Henry Clay Lodge Recognizes Community Builders

Henry Clay Lodge Recognizes Community Builders

The Worshipful Master D. Justin Kemp of Henry Clay Lodge #280, Dublin, recognized local Community Builders at its Oct. 1 Stated Communication.  Local recipients were Charles and Patsy Akers and…

RU to host 2013 Family Weekend

Radford University is gearing up to the host the 2013 Family Weekend, an annual celebration of the Highlander community full of socials, seminars, arts and athletics. Family Weekend festivities take…

PES helps kids get to graduation

PES helps kids get to graduation

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Elementary School Principal Linda Edwards thinks it’s never too early to plan ahead. Her assistant principal, Kim Sink, agrees. They’re both excited to help…

Radon Awareness Week is on the horizon

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has teamed with health agencies around the country to raise awareness of radon, the leading cause of lung…

EBT services lost Saturday, now restored

By SARAH BRADBURY Yesterday people in our area found out the hard way that they were unable to use their Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards to purchase groceries. The problem…

Afternoon accident causes power outage in Pulaski

Afternoon accident causes power outage in Pulaski

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com An afternoon accident in which a truck struck a utility pole left part of the town of Pulaski without electricity into Thursday night. The driver of…

Langhorne Road community celebrates 5th year as ‘Firewise’ community

Langhorne Road community celebrates 5th year as ‘Firewise’ community

From Brad Wright Virginia Department of Forestry   Pulaski’s Langhorne Road community is celebrating its fifth year of participation in the National Fire Protection Association’s Firewise Communities/USA program, a voluntary…

Pulaski County celebrates National School Lunch Week

More than 32 million children eat school lunch everyday across the USA. To celebrate the healthy lunch choices in Pulaski County, schools will celebrate National School Lunch Week, Oct. 14-18.…