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Remembering a local hero

Remembering a local hero

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   The opening words of his obituary read, “old soldiers never die, they just fade away,” but George Albright’s memory lives on in the hearts of…

Ex nursing home owners given warning

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A couple convicted in 2003 of stealing money from patients at the defunct New River Assisted Living Facility in Draper were given a warning Thursday…

Alpaca event in Draper open to public

New River Valley Alpacas of Draper is hosting a National Alpaca Farm Day event his Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 p.m. The event will include a demonstration of spinning yarn…

Fall festivals on the horizon

Summer is fading fast and now we look forward to the best of the coming season: cool, crisp weather, holiday preparations and fall festivals. Some of the upcoming area events…

Chili cook-off, horseshoe tourney planned for campers

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Campers and cabin guests staying at Claytor Lake State Park Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21, will have a chance to show off their chili cooking…

LewisGale to host cancer awareness fair

It’s estimated this year alone more than 1.6 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer. LewisGale Regional Cancer Center Pulaski has cared for many of those diagnosed in our community. …

Pulaski youth rewarded for volunteering in his community

Pulaski youth rewarded for volunteering in his community

CHRISTIANSBURG—It’s not always easy to get a peek beneath the studied, cool exterior of so many 14-year-old young men, but when Pulaski resident Zach Oliver recently received boxes of donated…

Christmas Store intake starts this Saturday

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County Christmas Store’s first intake session will be held this Saturday from late morning until early afternoon at Central Gym. The intake sessions…

Long-time funeral home owner dies

Long-time funeral home owner dies

Cloyd DuVal Seagle Sr., long-time owner of Thomas M. Seagle & Sons Funeral Home in Pulaski, died Thursday. He was 98. Seagle received his license from the Virginia Board of…

Gavel falls in sledgehammer case: Ex-girlfriend left permanently impaired from fractured skull

Gavel falls in sledgehammer case: Ex-girlfriend left permanently impaired from fractured skull

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski man told police he intended to kill his ex-girlfriend when he attacked her with a five-pound sledgehammer in 2012, fracturing her skull and…