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Woman uninjured in single-vehicle crash

Woman uninjured in single-vehicle crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pearisburg woman escaped injury Monday when her vehicle went out of control on Route 100 and overturned. Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jeff Saunders…

County’s war prisoners and missing soldiers honored

County’s war prisoners and missing soldiers honored

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com “The VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) is dedicated to seeing that all soldiers are accounted for,” Robin Sherwood, senior vice commander of local VFW Post 1184,…

Help sought identifying men

Help sought identifying men

Surveillance photos Montgomery County authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating two men (left) in relation to a credit card fraud investigation. The men’s vehicle and a…

Obama scores coalition victory with Arab strikes

NEW YORK (AP) — For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the…

Clothes taken in search for missing UVa student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — In a second search of the home of the man believed to be the last person seen with a missing University of Virginia student, officials said…

Focus on UVa employee in student’s disappearance

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his…

Ex-rec. coach cleared in child sex case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski County judge Friday cleared former recreation coach Russell Keith Simpson of taking indecent liberties with minors. Circuit Court Judge Marcus Long Jr. cited credibility…

‘That’s how government is supposed to work’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Unless interest rates increase drastically or the state rejects its loan, the town of Dublin could save almost three quarters of a million dollars by refinancing…

Possible privatization discussed for Gatewood Park

Possible privatization discussed for Gatewood Park

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Following some issues voiced by a concerned citizen at the Aug. 5 meeting, the Pulaski Town Council mulled over some possible ways to improve Gatewood…

Stabber gets additional time on revocation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 53-year-old man who is serving time for stabbing another man in a “homeless camp” in 2013 just had more time added to his sentence. Deane…