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Elizabeth Hammond receives Daisy Award for extraordinary nurses

Elizabeth Hammond receives Daisy Award for extraordinary nurses

LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski announced this week that Elizabeth Hammond, R.N., was selected as the first quarter winner of the 2014 Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award recognizes nurses for making…

Burlington monitoring wells finally closed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Contamination monitoring wells installed at the former Burlington Industries property in Dublin have finally been closed after more than 20 years. “I’m quite happy about…

YMCA basketball court renovations complete

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com The Hensel Eckman YMCA of Pulaski has unveiled their newly renovated basketball court that is now open for activities. According to Roland Tucker, Radford University’s intern…

Library hosting Pet Photo Contest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   As part of its “Paws to Read” Summer Reading Program, Pulaski County Library System is hosting a Pet Photo Contest this summer. Entries will be…

Injured in Giles wreck identified

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Virginia State Police has identified the injured passengers in a fatal car crash that occurred on Route 460 in Giles County Monday evening. According to…

Nick Rush receives “A+” rating from Virginia Chamber of Commerce

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Virginia Chamber of Commerce release its annual Legislative Report Card on Thursday, May 15, in which Delegate Nick Rush received and “A+” rating. Rush…

Students dazzle at piano recital

Students of Ann Lambert recently presented a recital of piano music for an appreciative audience of parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, siblings and friends in the Kirchner Chapel at First…

Power outage caused by lightning strike

By CALVIN PYNN and MELINDA WILLIAMS   It was a lightning strike that shut down electricity to more than 8,000 Appalachian Power Co. customers in the town of Pulaski and…

Defendant given second chance

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Dublin man who was weaned off alcohol only to go back to drinking before he could get into a treatment program is being given…

Hamric wins Claudia Cervantes Memorial Scholarship

Hamric wins Claudia Cervantes Memorial Scholarship

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County High School senior Erin Hamric is the winner of Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce’s fourth annual Claudia Cervantes Memorial Scholarship. “Erin is the…