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Women Taking Care of Business honoree to be revealed Thursday

Five successful women who have forged the way for others in their professions will be honored Thursday when the first-ever Women Taking Care of Business award is announced at 5:30…

Time for clocks to fall back

It’s that most wonderful time of the year again. No, not Christmas, at least not yet. It’s the time of year we get back the hour we lost last spring…

AEP opens indoor training center here

AEP opens indoor training center here

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com American Electric Power opened an 11,000-square-foot indoor training center Thursday in Pulaski County, enabling the company’s linemen to get the training needed to safely keep the…

Pulaski Elementary among schools honored for academic achievement

Pulaski Elementary among schools honored for academic achievement

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Elementary School has been included as one of 40 Title I schools in Virginia honored for raising the academic achievements of economically disadvantaged students.…

Kids getting ready to hit the treat trails

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County youth shouldn’t have any problems filling their bags with candy Friday night, as nearly 200 businesses are participating in the three Halloween Treat Trails…

Lions’ Christmas Craft Show is Saturday

Lions’ Christmas Craft Show is Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com One sure sign Christmas is just around the corner is the annual Christmas Craft Show sponsored by Dublin Lions Club. This year’s show will be Saturday,…

VADOC to closely monitor sex offenders on Halloween night

RICHMOND – Virginia Department of Corrections Director Harold Clarke has announced this year’s plans to monitor sex offenders under probation and parole supervision throughout the Commonwealth on Halloween night. Through…

Pulaski Yankees announce GM for 2015

Pulaski Yankees announce GM for 2015

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com He grew up in Pulaski watching baseball at Calfee Park, and now Mike Fintel of Roankoe will be serving this summer as general manager of the…

Pulaski starting leaf pickup Monday

Pulaski starting leaf pickup Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Now that normally green lawns are coated with yellow, red and orange leaves, it’s time for Pulaski residents to break out the rake and move them…

Counters collect traffic data for VDOT

Counters collect traffic data for VDOT

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you’ve seen cables stretched across area roads and wondered about them, they’re collecting data for Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). The traffic counters belong to…