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Ride for Freedom

Each year Volvo’s United Auto Workers Local 2069 Veterans Committee draws attention to veteran issues with its decorated Ride For Freedom truck. This year, the UAW hopes the truck cab…

BOS to hold budget hearing

Pulaski County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Monday night on its proposed $77.5 million fiscal year 2010-11 Budget. The proposed budget reflects a nearly $890,000 decrease over…

Republicans select Griffith

Ninth District Republicans gathered today in a near capacity crowd at Ft. Chiswell High School in Wythe County and selected Morgan Griffith to be their nominee in the November General…

NRV Horse Show opens Thursday

In its 103rd year, the New River Valley Horse Show may be the longest running show in Virginia, according to manager Alice Martens of Dayton. Martens said she is expecting…

A new weapon to win the war

Cancer patients at Pulaski Community Hospital now have more treatment options thanks to $3.5 million in capital funds. PCH used the capital funds for new equipment and construction that will…

Town proposes tax increases

Smokers and personal property taxpayers will help make up for a $178,000 shortfall in the Town of Pulaski’s 2010-11 budget under proposals approved this week. Pulaski Town Council voted 4-1…

New River Trail 5K coming in June

Runners are still needed for the Pulaski County High School Cross Country and Track team’s New River Trail 5K Race to be held Saturday, June 12. This will be the…

Galax man held in killing

CARROLL COUNTY – A 21-year-old Galax man is being held without bond in New River Valley Regional Jail in connection with a Tuesday night shooting death in Carroll County. According…

Southwest Times goes digital

Want to see what was going on in Pulaski County in the fall of 1955? You can find out now by visiting the Pulaski County Library System Web site (www.pclibs.org).…

Historic Farris Brothers Dairy burns

Fire gutted the more than half a century old Farris Brothers Dairy building off Wilderness Road in Newbern this morning. Pulaski Fire Marshal Chip Hutchinson, who is serving as public…