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Riner meth lab shut down

RINER – For the second time in a week, a New River Valley methamphetamine lab has been seized and put out of business. According to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Lt.…

Extension agent reductions opposed

Pulaski County officials are voicing opposition to a proposed restructuring of the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service that will likely mean fewer agents serving the county. In a letter to Extension…

Frigid weather helps boost calls to fire dept.

An onset of frigid temperatures boosted calls to the Pulaski Fire Department in December as citizens put heating devices to work in an effort to keep warm. Fire Chief Bill…

Akers blasts state legislators

A Pulaski County supervisor is calling for strong language to be included in a letter to be sent to state legislators, objecting to funding of state-initiated programs being pushed off…

Pulaski had two hearse/ambulances

A hearse advertised in a 1936 edition of The Southwest Times that belonged to Thomas M. Seagle and Son’s Funeral Home is not the same hearse that is on loan…

Pulaski man arrested in drug probe

A Pulaski man and half a dozen others were arrested in Montgomery County this week in connection with an alleged methamphetamine operation. According to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Jonathan Doyle…

Several injured in Federal-Mogul explosion

BLACKSBURG – At least three people were injured Friday morning when an explosion tore open a section of the Federal-Mogul building in Blacksburg. According to early reports and emergency radio…

Goodman rethinks Rt. 11 corridor

He’s been no fan of Pulaski’s proposal to expand boundaries along the Route 11 corridor, but Councilman Joseph Goodman says he is now rethinking that position. “After taking a tour…

Source of funds questioned

A Pulaski County woman wants to know if it was taxpayer’s money that provided county employees with a $1,000 bonus this year. “I don’t have a problem with them getting…

County to purchase, lease Lumbee building

Pulaski County will pay $1.85 million to purchase the former Lumbee Enterprises building, then lease it to the county’s newest industry, Dove Vinyl Windows. In a special meeting, Pulaski County…