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World Community Day is Friday

World Community Day, designated for the first Friday in November, will be observed at 11 a.m. Friday with a potluck luncheon at First United Methodist Church in Pulaski. Founded in…

Library ‘Friends’ holds annual membership meeting

Friends of the Pulaski County Library System (FOL) held its annual membership meeting recently at Pulaski Library. Approximately 30 members attended the luncheon meeting in which the following 2015 officers…

Difficult inmate’s sentence extended

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A troublesome inmate who has multiple convictions of damaging jail property, assaulting guards and exposing himself to jail personnel had his sentence extended by nearly nine…

Claytor Lake to get buoys in response to concerned residents

Claytor Lake to get buoys in response to concerned residents

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Two no-wake buoys will be placed at Mallard Point in Claytor Lake following approval from the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors at its monthly meeting.…

Meet the Candidates

A. Most important issues? Creating and protecting jobs is the most important issue. Everything else stems from that. More people with good-paying jobs, means our communities can afford to educate…

SO Fresh receives nonprofit status

Southwest Virginia Fresh, known as SO Fresh, has been designated a 501(c)(3) federal tax exempt charitable organization. The announcement was made by the board of directors recently at the annual…

2014 Halloween Treat Trail photo gallery

2014 Halloween Treat Trail photo gallery

Spookiest Porch Winner

Spookiest Porch Winner

The Halloween-themed front porch of Kathy Smith, 420 2nd St. SW, Pulaski, was judged to be the spookiest porch of those entries received in The Southwest Times’ Spookiest Porch Contest.…

National Guardsman admits sex with girl

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A North Carolina-based National Guardsman Thursday admitted to having sex with a 13- to 15-year-old Pulaski County girl in 2011. Jeremiah Lewis Allison, also known as…

Old house is host to ghostly tales

Old house is host to ghostly tales

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Flickering lights, creaking stairs and an ethereal young woman through the upstairs windows have all been things that various people have witnessed at the Wilderness…