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Meth lab suspects meted equal sentences

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Two woman charged in connection with a methamphetamine lab found in a downtown Pulaski apartment in 2013 will serve equal sentenced. According to court records,…

Jury trial set in sexual assault case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A two-day jury trial has been set for a 61-year-old Fairlawn man accused of sexually assaulting a child. According to court records, Lawrence Willis “Larry” Musick’s…

Police: van forced off I-81 by tractor-trailer

Police: van forced off I-81 by tractor-trailer

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Virginia State Police say a sport utility vehicle that wrecked on I-81 in Pulaski County Tuesday afternoon allegedly was forced off the road by a truck…

Water aerobics offers activity for various fitness levels

Water aerobics offers activity for various fitness levels

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Just because summer is waning and Labor Day has passed doesn’t mean you have to give up the pool. Hensel Eckman YMCA has a morning water…

Obama says beheading videos won’t intimidate US

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and…

Day 2 of deliberations begins in ex-governor trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jurors face a daunting pile of evidence on day two of deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife,…

Actor Kevin Spacey to speak at U.Va. in October

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) — Kevin Spacey is taking center stage at the University of Virginia this fall. The acclaimed actor will be in Charlottesville on Oct. 18 at the second annual…

Wythe County seeking officers for upcoming election

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   WYTHEVILLE –Wythe County’s Registrar Carolyn King is notifying local citizens that the county is in need of election officers for the upcoming midterm Congressional election.…

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

BEIRUT (AP) — An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued…

Multi-vehicle crash slows holiday traffic

Multi-vehicle crash slows holiday traffic

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A six-vehicle crash on I-81 in Pulaski County Monday slowed Labor Day traffic, but resulted in no serious injuries, according to Virginia State Police. First Sgt.…