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Pulaski Treat Trail still on

Despite this week’s cold and windy weather, the Halloween Treat Trail will be held in the town of Pulaski. Town Manager John Hawley said the town received some inquiries from…

Sandy pounding eastern seaboard

Winds, snow, power outages expected to be major impact in locally By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Whether you call it Hurricane Sandy or “Frankenstorm,” there’s little doubt the weather that has…

ALERT: In-person absentee voting open in Pulaski County

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Although a few registrar offices in Virginia are closed today due to weather-related issues stemming from Hurricane Sandy, Pulaski County’s office is open and accepting in-person…

Worried about heating your home? Fuel assistance is available through DSS

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Applications for fuel assistance from the Virginia Department of Social Services’ (VDSS) Energy Assistance Program (EAP) are being accepted now through Friday, Nov. 9. Families and…

Pulaski man subject of manhunt in Montgomery County

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski County man was the subject of a two-hour manhunt Wednesday led by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department. According to police, at approximately 2:08 p.m., the…

Goodwill opening new Fairlawn store Nov. 14

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Goodwill Industries of the Valleys will hold a grand opening of its new Fairlawn retail store Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 8:45 a.m. Construction on the new…

Hiring freeze proposal thawed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com An attempt to impose a hiring freeze until the town of Pulaski passes its 2013-14 fiscal year budget was thawed Tuesday night when the motion fell…

ALERT: Traffic delayed on Interstate 81 at 87.8 mile marker

ALERT: Traffic delayed on Interstate 81 at 87.8 mile marker

Motorists should expect delays at the 87.8 mile marker on Interstate 81 due to a tractor trailer wreck that has traffic backed up almost seven miles. Virginia Department of Transportation…

ALERT: Dublin Chief Jay Vest to retire

  By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Dublin Town Council will announce the retirement of Police Chief Jay Vest tonight, according to the agenda for council’s monthly meeting. Vest has served the…

ALERT: Use caution on Bob White Boulevard today

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Motorists traveling on and in the vicinity of Bob White Boulevard should use caution and expect delays this afternoon. Traffic is expected to be heavy…