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Schools voice budget concerns

Superintendents and representatives from all 133 school districts in Virginia will hold a press conference to describe the impact of proposed state and local budget cuts on their school districts…

Embezzlement charge reduced

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A felony embezzlement charge against a Pulaski County Social Services employee was reduced Tuesday to misdemeanor petit larceny and may eventually be dismissed. Wythe County Assistant…

Tucson shooting has local link

The granddaughter of a coach that led the 1969 Pulaski Phillies to its Appalachian League pennant was among six people shot to death in Tucson, Ariz. Saturday morning. Dallas Green,…

Green served Pulaski well during tenure here

Although he may have had a losing record overall as a pitcher and manager, Dallas Green served Pulaski well during the single season he coached the local farm team. Green…

Embezzlement hearing set today

A 25-year employee of Pulaski County Department of Social Services is slated to be in General District Court today for a preliminary hearing on a charge of embezzlement. The hearing…

Group proposes electric regulations

The Virginia Electric Utility Regulatory Work Group released its final report and legislative recommendations prior to the 2011 General Assembly Session. Del. Ward Armstrong, 10th district, formed the Virginia Electric…

Cougars lose to Cave Spring

Roanoke – The Cougars traveled to Roanoke and came away on the short end of the scoreboard as they lost to Cave Spring, 65-59. It was the Cougars second straight…

AMBER Alert text messages available

In recognition of National AMBER Alert Awareness Day, Thursday, Jan. 13, U.S. Cellular is inviting its customers to sign up to receive free text message alerts on their mobile phones…

Davis joins in opposing state budget

Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis and other area sheriffs will join together Tuesday to publicly express concerns about cuts in Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposed 2011-12 Fiscal Year Budget. The sheriffs…

Wythe County Community Hospital welcomes first baby of 2011

WYTHEVILLE-Claiming a memorable birthday, 1-1-11, Justin Zane Wagler was welcomed as the first baby born in Wythe County this year. Born at 1:12 a.m. at Wythe County Community Hospital, Justin…