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NRCC announces spring ‘Sharper Skills’ workshops

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Nonprofit organizations, as well as businesses, may want to check out workshops scheduled this spring as part of New River Community College’s “Sharper Skills Seminars”…

Wythe County hires new Parks and Rec director

Kevin Williams, a 2002 graduate of Rural Retreat High School, began work this week as Wythe County’s director of parks and recreation. According to a news release Wythe County, Williams…

Boyfriend accused of wounding infant

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski man was arrested Friday on charges he wounded and abused his girlfriend’s infant son. Pulaski Police Department Capt. Anthony Meredith said 22-year-old Steven…

No ‘double jeopardy’ for probation violations

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A judge disagreed Thursday that it’s “unusually cruel” to punish a defendant in two jurisdictions for the same probation violations. Much like a person can’t…

DUI and teens in car don’t mix

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Driving intoxicated with teenagers in the car doesn’t mix. A Pulaski woman convicted in November of misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol pleaded guilty…

Pulaski Elementary students take part in national reading challenge

Pulaski Elementary students take part in national reading challenge

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Students at Pulaski Elementary School participated in a nationwide effort to “Read the Most Coast to Coast” this past Friday, Feb. 28. They were among…

SyCom employees shed light on cyber crime

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   As technology continues to develop and evolve, it’s inevitable that crimes will evolve along with it as more and more people depend on the Internet…

Deadline approaching for library writing contest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Library System reminds area writers the deadline is quickly approaching for submissions to its second annual “It’s All Write” Short Story Writing Contest.…

LVNRV extends Scrabble tourney deadline

By PHYLLIS YOUHAS Literacy Volunteers of the NRV   S-N-O-W-Y (11 points) W-E-A-T-H-E-R (13 points) adds up to a total of 24 points and 24 reasons Literacy Volunteers of the…

‘Andrew’s Law’ out of steam for 2014

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Fear that “Andrew’s Law” wouldn’t make it through the House Courts of Justice Committee became a reality for the 2014 General Assembly session Wednesday. Although…