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Wythe truck stop robbed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com WYTHE COUNTY – The truck stop at I-81 Travel Plaza in Wythe County was robbed of $400 Thursday night, but the suspect remains at large. Wythe…

Flood waters cover over 100 vehicles at RU

Flood waters cover over 100 vehicles at RU

  By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com The rapid rising of the New River caused the flooding of over 100 vehicles in Lot Z, located between the Dedmon Center and New River,…

Flooding, dam concerns prompt evacuations

Flooding, dam concerns prompt evacuations

      By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Flooding and concerns about possible dam failures on the New River in Carroll County prompted Pulaski County to declare a state of emergency…

APCo: Conditions improving on New River; emergency downgraded

ROANOKE – As of 2:30 p.m. Appalachian downgraded the emergency conditions on the New River to a non-failure emergency condition. Earlier today the company notified emergency officials in proximity to…

Flooding at Little River Dam

Flooding at Little River Dam submitted by Jonathan Stewart…

ATTENTION RESIDENTS: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EASTERN WYTHE COUNTY

Potential Dam Failure for Blyllesby/Buck Hydroelectric Dams The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Wythe County, specifically the areas of Ivanhoe and Austinville. The…

New ideas offered at community meeting

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com   At Tuesday’s night’s community meeting hosted by Pulaski County Public Schools, the public had an opportunity to voice their opinions concerning the schools study, which…

Sups leery of heritage designation: Crooked Road seeking to become 50th National Heritage Area

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail would like to be designated as the nation’s 50th National Heritage Area, so it’s seeking the endorsement of the…

BREAKING NEWS: Shelter opening at Pulaski County High School.

The American Red Cross, in coordination with Pulaski Emergency Management,  has opened a shelter at Pulaski High School due to the threat of flooding. Anyone feeling unsafe is encouraged to…

Wind, rain lead to damage, water rescue

Wind, rain lead to damage, water rescue

      By MELINDA WILLIAMS and TRAVIS HANDY   High winds and heavy rain ripped roofs and walls off structures, downed trees, sent creeks and rivers out of banks…