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Pulaski students attend SkillsUSA’s Washington Leadership Training Institute on Capitol Hill

Pulaski students attend SkillsUSA’s Washington Leadership Training Institute on Capitol Hill

Breana Arnold, Virginia SkillsUSA State vice president, and Stephen Earhart, Virginia SkillsUSA State Region IV vice president, and their advisor, Mrs. Julie Anderson, Cosmetology teacher and Pulaski SkillsUSA advisor, met…

Deal reached to avoid default and open government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congress raced to pass the measure…

Pulaski Police Department: Most Wanted

The following is a list of the Pulaski Police Department’s “Most Wanted” suspects. The Southwest Times will publish a list about every quarter. Photographs are not available for all subjects.…

Newbern Cemetery tour focuses on Civil War soldiers

Newbern Cemetery tour focuses on Civil War soldiers

The public is invited to come out to Newbern Cemetery Friday, Oct. 18, for a guided tour focusing on Civil War soldiers. Local historian April Danner will lead the 5:30-6:30…

Peak Creek cleanup planned this Saturday

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Friends of Peak Creek (FOPC) will host a second cleanup day, Saturday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. The cleanup will be focused on the banks…

State Parks planning Halloween fun

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   If you’re looking for some outdoor fun this Halloween, head out to Claytor Lake and New River Trail state parks Saturday, Oct. 26, for some…

PCHS Golden Cougar Marching Band receives top awards

PCHS Golden Cougar Marching Band receives top awards

Saturday, Oct. 12, the PCHS Golden Cougar Band brought home nine trophies from the George Wythe Band Festival to add to the seven they were awarded Oct. 5 in Princeton…

NRCC announces November Sharper Skills Seminars

Keeping good employees and time management and organization are among topics to be addressed during New River Community College’s November “Sharper Skills Seminars.” Dr. Jeanne Symanoskie, NRCC corporate trainer, instructs…

4-H members compete in state horse show

4-H members compete in state horse show

By JENNIFER JONES Pulaski County 4-H Livestock Club   Three of Pulaski County’s 4-H members recently competed in the 52nd Virginia State 4-H Championship Horse and Pony Show held at…

Gubernatorial candidates to hold final debate at VT

BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech and WDBJ7-TV will host the last Virginia gubernatorial debate between Democratic candidate and former Democratic National Chairman Terry McAuliffe and Republican candidate and current Virginia Attorney…