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Jennings promoted to crime prevention

Officer Megan Jennings was recently promoted to crime prevention officer, after being with the Pulaski Police Department for a little over a year and a half. In her new role,…

Digitization Project nearing goal

We are pleased to announce the joint venture to raise $25,000 for The Southwest Times Digitization Project is nearing its goal. In March, the Pulaski County Library and The Southwest…

Jones returns to coach Cougars

The Pulaski County High School football team has a new head coach and he is no stranger to the area or the program. Todd Jones, a former wide receiver for…

SCC slashes APCo rate increase request

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has slashed a proposed $154 million increase in base rates requested by Appalachian Power Company (APCo), ruling instead that a $61.5 million increase is reasonable.…

Pulaski lifts burning ban

Although this week’s rain showers prompted the Town of Pulaski to lift its open air burning ban effective today, citizens still are advised to use caution whenever burning outside. Pulaski…

New River Valley Fair opens Monday

It’s an event many people from throughout Southwest Virginia look forward to each year and it opens tomorrow. The week-long New River Valley Fair kicks off at 5 p.m. Monday…

Rape charge filed

A 53-year-old Christiansburg man has been charged with raping a minor in Pulaski County in the late 1980s. According to Virginia State Police, Ronald Lee Rife of Snapdragon Lane was…

Jones returns to coach Cougars

The Pulaski County High School football team has a new head coach and he is no stranger to the area or the program. Todd Jones, a former wide receiver for…

D’Amico arrested for soliciting murder

A Pulaski County physician is being held at New River Valley Regional Jail without bond on unrelated charges of soliciting murder and sexual battery. According to Pulaski County Sheriff Jim…

Dora project providing new housing

The Dora Highway Revitalization Project has been underway for many months and is moving full steam ahead. A large portion of the project involves Community Housing Partners (CHP) building six…