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Dublin votes to sell industrial property

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Dublin Town Council voted Thursday to sell 3.6 acres of industrial property to Pulaski County Industrial Development Authority to be leased to Alexander Industries Inc.…

Birthday party leads to assault

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski man pleaded guilty Thursday of assaulting the mother of his child when she proceeded with a birthday party while he was asleep. It…

Dublin staying with ‘status quo’ for dispatch

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The town of Dublin will stay with the “status quo” and remain a “sub-member” when area 911 dispatching services are merged. “I think it would…

Company started by students uses innovative 3-D body scanners to track fitness and diet progress

BLACKSBURG – A 3-D body scanner created by Virginia Tech students will soon be a handful of gyms across Southwest Virginia – including McComas Hall on campus – that will…

‘Tebow bill’ sacked in Senate, fails to pass

‘Tebow bill’ sacked in Senate, fails to pass

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor The ‘Tebow bill’, which was proposed legislation that would have allowed home-schooled children to play varsity sports for public school teams in Virginia, has been…

Fate of ‘Andrew’s Law’ rests with House

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   “Andrew’s Law,” named in honor of late State Trooper Andrew Fox, unanimously cleared the Virginia Senate, but the ultimate fate of the legislation rests with…

Pulaski High School Principal requests release from contract

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County High School Principal Mike Myers has asked the Pulaski County School Board to release him from his contract, the School Board announced early…

FFA holding food for area needy

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County High School FFA will hold a canned food drive at Dublin Walmart Friday, with all collections going to local food banks. Chapter officers…

Police probing fatal fire in Glade Spring

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   GLADE SPRING –Virginia State Police has been requested to look into a fatal mobile home fire in Washington County after a man’s body was found…

County 4-H’ers witness legislators in action

County 4-H’ers witness legislators in action

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County 4-H members recently spent the day at the State Capitol in Richmond, seeing what it’s like to be a member of the Senate…