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Roof repair leads to fire damage

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Fairlawn home was damaged by fire Saturday as the result of roof repairs. Randy Miles, chief of Fairlawn Fire Department, said the fire was…

State Police investigating fatal dump truck wreck

BUCHANAN COUNTY – Virginia State Police are investigating a Saturday morning dump truck wreck that claimed the life of a 28-year-old man. According to police spokeswoman Corinne Geller, Dustin J.…

AEP and employees pledge over $7,000 to United Way

AEP and employees pledge over $7,000 to United Way

American Electric Power and its Pulaski County employees have pledged $7,298 for Pulaski County United Way. The announcement was made during an American Electric Power Employee Benevolent Association meeting. Association…

Generators will go to Pulaski, not overseas

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes   Generators to be declared surplus property in about a year will go to the town of Pulaski rather than possibly ending up overseas. The board…

Pepper’s Ferry presents Hawley with resolution

Pepper’s Ferry presents Hawley with resolution

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Authority presented retired Pulaski Town Manager John Hawley last week with a Resolution of Recognition and Appreciation. The resolution recognizes Hawley for his more than 38…

NBA, NBPA donate $250,000 to Philippines efforts

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA and NBA Players Association are donating $250,000 to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF’s emergency relief efforts in areas of the…

Va-based group sends help to Philippines

VIRGINIA BEACH (AP) — A Virginia Beach humanitarian group is shipping water purification devices to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines. Operation Blessing International says 40 staff members from its unit based in…

Veterans Day: Events and ceremonies around nation

Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, monument dedications and other events. ___ NEW HAMPSHIRE: GREEN PASTURES Richard Velez is a veteran who makes it…

Blood drive offering chance at VT/UVA football tickets

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Dublin Lions Club is hosting a blood drive Monday, Nov. 25, that will give donors a chance to win tickets to the upcoming Virginia Tech,…

Nora Stanberry, an inspiration for all

Nora Stanberry, an inspiration for all

By ANTHONY AKERS Special to the SWT   There are many wonderful people living in our great community who serve as an inspiration to us all. One of the most…