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Shelter to open at PES today

Shelter to open at PES today

            As a result of mass power outages, Pulaski County and the American Red Cross will open a shelter at Pulaski Elementary School today (Friday)…

Notice: Delay in Friday publication

To our subscribers: We want to apologize for any inconvenience, but there will be a delay in producing and delivering Friday, Jan. 18’s paper due to the weather and unsafe…

Plans changed, shelter NOT opening tonight

Pulaski County officials say they have decided NOT to open a shelter at Pulaski Elementary School tonight because a family that has been displaced by the storm is being assisted…

Heavy snow blamed for fire calls, downed trees

Heavy snow blamed for fire calls, downed trees

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com The heavy snow that rapidly fell early Thursday afternoon has contributed to several reported fires throughout the county this evening. Fairlawn Fire Department responded to 6404 Spring Ave.,…

How VDOT handles winter roads

Pre-Treating Roads When snow or ice is predicted, VDOT crews pre-treat trouble spots on interstates and other high-volume roads with anti-icing chemicals, including salt brine, magnesium chloride and calcium chloride.…

PCHS Players present ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com It’s an adventure of mistaken identities as the Pulaski County Advanced Theatre Arts class presents “The Importance of Being Earnest” this Friday and Saturday in the…

Preps underway for possible snow

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Preparations are underway throughout Pulaski County for the possibility of the first significant snowfall of the season Thursday. In the town of Pulaski, Kim Caudill said…

United Way has funds for food, shelter programs

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County United Way has received funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for distribution to local emergency food and shelter programs. Executive Director Susan…

Meth lab investigated at Meadowview

Meth lab investigated at Meadowview

            By TRAVIS HANDY and MELINDA WILLIAMS Authoritieshave confirmed a methamphetamine lab raid at Meadowview Apartments in Pulaski early Wednesday afternoon. Lt. Jason Robinson, with…

Dora greenhouses may get a facelift

Dora greenhouses may get a facelift

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com They’ve fallen into disrepair over the years, but Virginia Cooperative Extension has a plan that would revamp the greenhouses on Dora Highway and put them to…