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Police-involved shooting probed in Montgomery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   MONTGOMERY COUNTY – An attempt to serve felony drug warrants on a suspect turned deadly for the suspect in Montgomery County Wednesday when gunfire erupted.…

Council debates funding of senior center director salary

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The possibility of the senior center director’s salary being split-funded between two departments was one of the topics discussed at a Tuesday night work session…

Former DMS and Cougar football coach Dave Brown passes away

Former DMS and Cougar football coach Dave Brown passes away

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor In 1959 he arrived at Dublin Middle School, and in 1974 he became the first head football coach of the newly consolidated Pulaski County…

Consumer loses nearly $2K in ‘mystery shopper’ scam

ROANOKE – As she pushed the shopping cart through the crowded aisles of a Roanoke department store, she beamed with delight. After months of job searching an opportunity had finally…

Pawnshops require more ID from sellers

By DESTINY BRANDON Capital News Service RICHMOND – To curb the sale of stolen property, pawnshops soon will keep a photo of people who sell the stores items. And pawnbrokers…

Virginia’s new tax refund card hits bumps

RICHMOND (AP) — Virginia’s new tax refund card program is hitting a few bumps in its first year. Virginians have two options to get their state refunds because paper checks…

Little River Bluegrass Barn gains ground as entertainment venue

Little River Bluegrass Barn gains ground as entertainment venue

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   “Do yourself a favor,” says semi-retired real estate agent and auctioneer Carl McNeil, climbing out of his van. “Don’t get old.” Even at 76, though,…

New option for fuel coming to Fairlawn

New option for fuel coming to Fairlawn

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Passersby may have noticed heavy equipment on the move in the parking lot of Kroger in Fairlawn. By the time the dust settles later this spring,…

Pulaski Police Department Most Wanted

The following is a list of the Pulaski Police Department’s “Most Wanted” suspects. The Southwest Times will publish a list about every quarter. Photographs are not available for all subjects.…

Area students bringing Seuss characters to life

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com More than 100 area elementary and middle school students will take the stage at PCHS Thursday through Saturday nights in the children’s musical, “SEUSSICAL, JR.!” This…