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Wounding plea draws prison term

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 53-year-old man will serve more than six years of a 20-year prison term after pleading guilty Monday to stabbing another man almost a dozen…

Local fire departments fight early Monday morning blazes

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Firefighters were dispatched early Monday morning to extinguish flames reported in two separate incidents in Pulaski County. The Jefferson Yarns warehouse on Valley St. caught…

Pulaski police cars receiving makeover

Pulaski police cars receiving makeover

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Police Department’s patrol vehicles are taking on a new look — one that will be hard to miss at night. According to Capt. Anthony…

Ripplemead motorist fatally shot by police

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   PEARISBURG – Virginia State Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a Ripplemead man Sunday by a Pearisburg police officer. According to Virginia State Police…

‘Guns-N-Hoses’ sponsors sought

‘Guns-N-Hoses’ sponsors sought

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   It’s almost time for public safety officials to exchange their guns and fire hoses for softball bats as Safe Haven Child Visitation Centers of the…

Duncans receive VCCS philanthropy award

Duncans receive VCCS philanthropy award

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC public relations   New River Community College nominees Paul Duncan of Christiansburg and Gary Duncan of Salem have earned the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in…

Memorial Day event to be ‘patriotic and inspiring’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   This year’s Memorial Day ceremony at Southwest Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery promises to be both “patriotic and inspiring” as a Bronze Star recipient provides the keynote…

VMI observes anniversary of Civil War Battle of New Market

VMI observes anniversary of Civil War Battle of New Market

By J.R. SCHRADER   The heavens cried copious tears Thursday as VMI Cadets and leaders observed the 150th anniversary of the Civil War engagement at New Market. ‘Every year since…

Hospital announces April 2014 winner of Service Excellence Award

Hospital announces April 2014 winner of Service Excellence Award

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski announced that Sheila Ayotte, CNA, was recently selected as the Service Excellence Employee of the Month for April. According to LewisGale Marketing Communications…

Memorial Day Service features delegates and veterans

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Virginia Delegate Joseph Yost (R-12th) and Radford Arsenal Commander LTC Luis A. Ortiz are featured speakers during Radford’s 16th Annual Memorial Day Service at the…