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County supervisors packets going online

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County citizens will soon be able to go online to peruse documents contained in the Board of Supervisors’ monthly meeting packets. County Administrator Peter…

‘First Day’ resolution supported

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Having been repeatedly hit with the cost of programs formerly funded by the state, localities are seeking to get earlier notice of unfunded mandates coming…

Pulaski Elementary among Title I schools recognized for high achievement

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Elementary is one of 57 Title I schools being honored by the Virginia Board of Education for raising academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students.…

Man on the Street

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com Sometimes the best news isn’t what people are doing in the community, but what they’re thinking. We again present a feature about just that, giving you…

McDonnell announces 64 new jobs in Pulaski County

Alexander Industries to invest $2.88 million to relocate and expand operation  RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that Alexander Industries, a privately held American manufacturer of firearms, will invest…

St. Albans on Travel Channel series Friday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The Travel Channel’s paranormal television series, “The Dead Files,” will debut a documentary filmed in Fairlawn and Radford Friday. The 60-minute show will focus on…

Dublin Cracker Barrel rumor untrue

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Rumors of new restaurants, businesses or industry coming to Pulaski County are not uncommon. Some turn out to be true, while many are just that…

Blood donations help fill pantries

Blood donations help fill pantries

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Holiday giving programs sponsored by Virginia Blood Services allowed blood donors to not only help those in need of blood, but also those in need…

Employer doubles reward for missing man

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CEDAR BLUFF – The reward for information leading to the location and/or recovery of a missing Tazewell County man has now doubled, thanks to a…

Law enforcement fatalities dip to lowest level in six decades

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Law enforcement officer fatalities dropped for the second year in a row to the lowest level in six decades, according to a news release from…