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Death penalty proposed in baby’s death: Father’s abuse case dropped to focus on capital murder charge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty in the case of a Pulaski man accused of murdering his 5-month-old son, Cory Samuel Cole. Assistant…

Several indicted on sex offense charges

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County grand jury handed down a number of indictments for sex-related or pornography offenses during its last session in April. The indictments were…

Motorcycle wreck kills Pulaski man

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 72-year-old Pulaski man died Wednesday after his motorcycle collided with an SUV on Memorial Drive. According to Pulaski Police Capt. Anthony Meredith, the man…

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Postal workers across the nation are hoping to collect more than just mail this Saturday as they conduct their 22nd annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food…

Committee to dedicate Cloyd’s Farm plaque

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee will hold a ceremony Saturday to dedicate a new Cloyd’s Farm plaque marking the 150th Anniversary of the Battle…

Gravel Road takes the stage at Pulaski Music Festival

Gravel Road, one of the featured bands for the Pulaski Music Festival, will take the stage at Calfee Park on May 17.  Gravel Road is a youth bluegrass band hailing…

Worrell re-elected mayor, Penn elected to town council

Worrell re-elected mayor, Penn elected to town council

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The results for Pulaski’s general municipal election are in, and Jeff Worrell has been re-elected for another two-year term as mayor for the Town of…

‘Oz’ just as ‘impressive’ 75 years later

‘Oz’ just as ‘impressive’ 75 years later

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The first time Don Mabry saw “The Wizard of Oz” in a theatre he was seven years old and accompanied his aunt to Pulaski Theatre.…

Governor McAuliffe announces next steps in SOL reform process

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com On Tuesday, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the process for the nomination and appointment of members to the Standards of Learning (SOL) Innovation Committee. The 2014 General…

It’s time to take the kids fishing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pack up your fishing gear and head out to Camp Powhatan Saturday to enjoy a day of free fun with the kids during Virginia Department…