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School Board hears info on new instructional goals for schools

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   During the Pulaski County School Board meeting last Thursday night, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Academic Support Stacey Heller gave an informational presentation on instructional…

Reminder to observe state BB, pellet gun laws

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Reports have been made of problems in town with the firing of pellet guns or other air rifles. An local woman said two dings were…

Pack the Bus tonight at the Depot

Pulaski County Schools is once again sponsoring a “Pack the Bus” program, in an effort to gather school supplies to help students who cannot afford them on their own. The…

Dublin Fire Department trains with new truck

Dublin Fire Department trains with new truck

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Dublin Fire Department participated in new truck training Monday night to learn the systems and controls for their new $669,000 custom-built Pierce PUC Rescue Engine. The…

Pulaski, Christiansburg shooting victims ID’d

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski and Christiansburg police departments have identified three men killed in separate shootings in the two towns Friday evening. The two incidents, one of which…

Pulaski seeking treat trail participants

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   It won’t be long before frost is on the pumpkin, so it’s time to start thinking about Halloween. Greater Pulaski Alliance and the town of…

School Board discusses OWPR follow up recs

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   On Thursday night the Pulaski County School Board looked at follow up recommendations from the OWPR architecture and engineering firm’s study, presented by Superintendant Dr.…

Red Cross expresses ‘critical need’ for blood

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   In July, the Red Cross issued an emergency appeal for blood donors and the need is still very critical. According to Sandy Myers of the…

NRV Red Cross announces board members

New River Valley Chapter of American Red Cross has named a new board of directors for the 2013-14 fiscal year. Board members are: Chairman Steve Davis, Virginia Department of Health;…

No place to call home: Assisting those on the brink of homelessness

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Pastor Desmond Barrett of New Life Church of the Nazarene in Pulaski, along with member Ann Waller, shared information on services they provide and partnerships…