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Not all are heroes, but all can be proud patriots

Not all are heroes, but all can be proud patriots

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   “I’m not a hero and I will never be a military hero; but what I can be — as many of you here today —…

Mariners to Hold Open Anthem Auditions

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Those who have dreamed of performing the National Anthem before a professional baseball game may have an opportunity to make their dream come true with…

Fire department hosts rope rescue training

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski Fire Department recently hosted a rope rescue training course for various local fire and rescue teams and agencies. According to Pulaski Fire Chief…

Sidecar/trike class still has openings

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com New River Community College still has spaces available for those wishing to take a Sidecar/Trike Education Program (S/TEP) that begins Friday, May 30. The class will…

Setting of capital murder trial delayed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The trial of a Pulaski man accused of killing his infant child was supposed to be set Friday, but its scheduling has been continued until…

Bond denied; judge questions employment

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   “Is he employed or not?” a Pulaski County judge asked Thursday in the case of a Hiwassee man facing probation revocations on two drug distribution…

Progress underway for Pulaski Adult Day Service and Fall Prevention Center

Progress underway for Pulaski Adult Day Service and Fall Prevention Center

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The old Newbern Elementary School building is gradually coming closer to becoming Pulaski County’s location for a new adult care center. The project for Pulaski…

Probe continuing in fatal motorcycle wreck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Charges have yet to be filed in a May 7 motorcycle wreck that killed a Pulaski man. Pulaski Police Capt. Anthony Meredith said Friday authorities…

Hurricane ‘Sales Tax Holiday’ starts today

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   With June 1 marking the start of hurricane and flood season for Virginia, the commonwealth will hold a “Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday” starting today…

The Southwest Times introduces ‘Positively Pulaski’

Sometimes it seems there’s a lot more bad news than good in the paper every day, but now the people of the community have the opportunity to change that. The…