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Grab your gloves and let’s clean up!

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Grab your rakes, gloves and trash bags because it’s time to get out and clean up the county. Pulaski County Clean Community Council has declared…

Agency on Aging hosting ‘Community Conversations’

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   There are a number of issues facing the growing population of elderly individuals in the New River Valley and beyond. The month of April will…

Extension cord blamed for Pulaski house fire

Extension cord blamed for Pulaski house fire

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com An extension cord caused a fire that caused an estimated $50,000 in damage to a Pulaski home Saturday afternoon, according to fire officials. Ann Hasson said…

Three killed in 95-vehicle pileup

Three killed in 95-vehicle pileup

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   FANCY GAP – Three people died and about two dozen others were injured Sunday in a 95-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77 on Fancy Gap Mountain.…

Victims of I-77 Easter Sunday crash identified

On Monday, April 1, 2013, Virginia State Police  released an update on the Easter Sunday accident on foggy Fancy Gap Mountain, southbound on I-77 in Carroll County. State Police have identified…

Drivers, take eyes off phones and keep them on the road

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   With 80 percent of Virginia crashes being caused by distracted drivers, Pulaski Police Department is joining DRIVE SMART Virginia in supporting Distracted Driving Awareness Month…

A Few Moments with Senator Mark Warner

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Warner traveled through southwestern Virginia this week on a routine visit to constituents and businesses from Loudon County to points south.…

Adult daycare facility would enrich caregivers and clients

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com When Linda Davis started working with a local group several years ago to establish an adult daycare program in Pulaski County, she hoped it would benefit…

Second drug arrest made at Budget Inn

Second drug arrest made at Budget Inn

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Detroit man is in custody after Pulaski police executed a search warrant at Budget Inn motel Thursday, for the second time in a week. Pulaski…

Warner estate auction holds pieces of local history

Warner estate auction holds pieces of local history

  By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com “Hello, neighbor!” That’s a greeting many people who knew J.B. and Nellie Warner will remember. The Warners were a fixture in the local flea market…