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APCo: Conditions improving on New River; emergency downgraded

ROANOKE – As of 2:30 p.m. Appalachian downgraded the emergency conditions on the New River to a non-failure emergency condition. Earlier today the company notified emergency officials in proximity to…

Flooding at Little River Dam

Flooding at Little River Dam submitted by Jonathan Stewart…

ATTENTION RESIDENTS: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EASTERN WYTHE COUNTY

Potential Dam Failure for Blyllesby/Buck Hydroelectric Dams The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Wythe County, specifically the areas of Ivanhoe and Austinville. The…

New ideas offered at community meeting

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com   At Tuesday’s night’s community meeting hosted by Pulaski County Public Schools, the public had an opportunity to voice their opinions concerning the schools study, which…

Sups leery of heritage designation: Crooked Road seeking to become 50th National Heritage Area

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail would like to be designated as the nation’s 50th National Heritage Area, so it’s seeking the endorsement of the…

BREAKING NEWS: Shelter opening at Pulaski County High School.

The American Red Cross, in coordination with Pulaski Emergency Management,  has opened a shelter at Pulaski High School due to the threat of flooding. Anyone feeling unsafe is encouraged to…

Wind, rain lead to damage, water rescue

Wind, rain lead to damage, water rescue

      By MELINDA WILLIAMS and TRAVIS HANDY   High winds and heavy rain ripped roofs and walls off structures, downed trees, sent creeks and rivers out of banks…

NOTICE: Report damage to county; watch for high waters

Pulaski County officials have been assessing damage from this evening’s storm and the continuing rain. Property damage assessments will continue tomorrow as reports of damages are received.  Residents are asked…

Storms cause structural damage

Storms cause structural damage

  A house in Chickwood Estates and Foodette in Fairlawn were among multiple structures that sustained damage this afternoon when a severe storm passed through Pulaski County. See the Thursday…

Sex offender sought for not registering

Sex offender sought for not registering

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Virginia State Police are seeking an Eggleston sex offender who failed to register by the required date. Sgt. Michael Conroy said 31-year-old James Frank Warner Jr.…