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Citizens tell council to sell Calfee

Citizens tell council to sell Calfee

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   “Git er done,” was the final word to Pulaski Town Council Tuesday night during a community meeting to discuss the possible sale of Calfee Park…

Volvo Trucks drive forward on new track

Volvo Trucks drive forward on new track

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Governor Terry McAuliffe showed near adolescent excitement as he climbed into the driver’s seat of one of Volvo’s trucks to test out their new customer…

Pulaski Mariners to sponsor canned food driveto benefit Daily Bread

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com The doubleheader between the Pulaski Mariners and the Johnson City Cardinals set for Wednesday night at Historic Calfee Park will not only be Southwest Times Night,…

A lefty … and a righty!

A lefty … and a righty!

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   Nine years ago, I was sitting in my doctor’s office confirming a pregnancy diagnosis. After three children, pregnancy was no surprise, but what I did…

Be a lefty for the day

Be a lefty for the day

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   Aug. 13 is International Left-Hander’s Day. The first celebration came in 1976 and was organized by a group called Lefthanders International. That same day, they…

Prepare now for Sunday power outage

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com An estimated 2,600 Appalachian Power Co. customers, primarily in the town of Pulaski, will be without power for about eight hours beginning Sunday, Aug. 17. APCo…

Broken utility pole causes power outage

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com More than 1,500 Pulaski County residents were without power for several hours Saturday due to a broken utility pole, according to a spokeswoman for Appalachian Power…

PCPS announces Free or Reduced Price Meal policy

Pulaski County Public Schools announced their policy last week for providing free or reduced price meals for children served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. Each school…

Enjoy music and ‘Lunch at the Depot’ Thursday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Callaway musician David Cannaday will perform Thursday at the town of Pulaski’s monthly Lunch at the Depot event. Cannaday plays a variety of “Americana” music,…

Peppers Ferry has ‘another sound year’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Peppers Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority had “another sound year financially,” according to Executive Director Clarke Wallcraft, finishing the year with a net increase of almost…