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Three killed in 95-vehicle pileup

Three killed in 95-vehicle pileup

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   FANCY GAP – Three people died and about two dozen others were injured Sunday in a 95-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77 on Fancy Gap Mountain.…

Victims of I-77 Easter Sunday crash identified

On Monday, April 1, 2013, Virginia State Police  released an update on the Easter Sunday accident on foggy Fancy Gap Mountain, southbound on I-77 in Carroll County. State Police have identified…

Drivers, take eyes off phones and keep them on the road

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   With 80 percent of Virginia crashes being caused by distracted drivers, Pulaski Police Department is joining DRIVE SMART Virginia in supporting Distracted Driving Awareness Month…

A Few Moments with Senator Mark Warner

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Warner traveled through southwestern Virginia this week on a routine visit to constituents and businesses from Loudon County to points south.…

Adult daycare facility would enrich caregivers and clients

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com When Linda Davis started working with a local group several years ago to establish an adult daycare program in Pulaski County, she hoped it would benefit…

Second drug arrest made at Budget Inn

Second drug arrest made at Budget Inn

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Detroit man is in custody after Pulaski police executed a search warrant at Budget Inn motel Thursday, for the second time in a week. Pulaski…

Warner estate auction holds pieces of local history

Warner estate auction holds pieces of local history

  By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com “Hello, neighbor!” That’s a greeting many people who knew J.B. and Nellie Warner will remember. The Warners were a fixture in the local flea market…

State Police investigate 75-vehicle crash on I-77

Virginia State Police are on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 77 in Carroll County that has claimed three lives and injured more than 20…

APCo files for new rate increase

ROANOKE – Appalachian Power today filed for rate changes to address increased generation and environmental costs. If approved by the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC), the changes would equate to…

Man on the Street

By SHANNON WATKINS hannon@southwesttimes.com Sometimes the best news isn’t what people are doing in the community, but what they’re thinking. We present a new feature to you about just that,…