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Chickens a step closer to residential areas

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County planners Thursday night found no foul in keeping chickens in residential zoning districts, but they added another condition for doing so. The county planning…

Belspring man admits sexual battery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 65-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of sexual battery involving a 13-year-old child he knew. Edward Lee Sarver was charged with two counts…

McCready completes supervisor certification program

McCready completes supervisor certification program

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Massie District Supervisor H.A. “Andy” McCready has completed an 18-month County Supervisor Certification Program designed to enhance leadership and decision-making skills. McCready was in the ninth…

“Gone With The Wind” at historic Pulaski Theatre photo gallery

“Gone With The Wind” at historic Pulaski Theatre photo gallery

Safety measures at Exit 98 pondered

Safety measures at Exit 98 pondered

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Frequent wrecks at the I-81 Exit 98 off ramps have local public safety officials working with Virginia Department of Transportation to find solutions. Massie District Supervisor…

National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day: What’s lurking in your fridge?

By Lynn Adams editor@southwesttimes.com   Science projects. Furry food. Sticky, green globs of gobbledygook. From time to time, whether it needs it or not, you’ve just got to clean out…

Pulaski woman warns of phone scam

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Barbara Morris got a phone call this week that not only wasted her time, but also made her blood boil. It was another scam, she said,…

Artists come ‘Round the Mountain to showcase work

Artists come ‘Round the Mountain to showcase work

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   A dozen artisans for all across Southwest Virginia turned out to the Draper Mercantile on Thursday to share their work with the public as part…

Fowl question: Will county welcome chickens in residential districts?

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Planning Commission will consider tonight whether to support the keeping of chickens, but not roosters, in certain residential districts in the county. At issue…

One-act play brings fairy tale magic to the competition

One-act play brings fairy tale magic to the competition

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   One act upon a time, theater students at Pulaski County High School had a little more than half an hour to act, sing, dance and…