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Governor McAuliffe Announces Carnival Cruise Lines’ Return to Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Monday in his Address to the Joint Assembly that Carnival Cruise Lines will be returning to Virginia in 2015. After ceasing operations in the state…

County supports delay in stormwater deadline

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County will have its stormwater runoff program “up and running” by the July 1 deadline, but county officials are hoping the 2014 General Assembly…

Localities seek stormwater program delay

By KATE MILLER Capital News Service   RICHMOND — Some local governments want the General Assembly to delay the July 1 deadline for establishing local stormwater runoff programs by a…

Deadly force justified in fatal Giles shooting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   GILES COUNTY – A special prosecutor ruled Monday that the use of deadly force against a Narrows man in Giles County in October was “justified…

Library Story Time resumes this week

Story Times at Pulaski County Library System resume today, Tuesday, Jan. 14. Preschool Story Time, which includes stories, songs, fingerplay and simple crafts for children ages three to five, will…

MTM Inc. announces 66 new jobs in Pulaski

MTM Inc. announces 66 new jobs in Pulaski

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   MTM, Inc. (Medical Transportation Management) announced today that they will invest over $1.0 million to expand their operation in downtown Pulaski. According to a news…

Water breaks keeping crews hopping

Water breaks keeping crews hopping

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The arctic blast, or “vortex,” that spilled below zero temperatures into the area early last week has kept public works employees hopping in the town…

New charges lead to 14-year sentence here

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 43-year-old man will have more than 14 years in prison to think about his decision to set two quarry trucks on fire in Franklin…

Third arrest in truck stop drug lab

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrested a third person Friday afternoon in connection with a mobile methamphetamine lab found inside a bathroom at Lancer…

Hospital announces December winner of Service Excellence Award

Hospital announces December winner of Service Excellence Award

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Candyce Gravely, a C.N.A. for LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski, was recently selected as the Service Excellence Employee of the Month for December. The award recognizes outstanding employees…