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Pulaski tree lighting to precede parade

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Before heading out to the Dec. 1 parade, the public is invited to stop by Jackson Park in Pulaski to kick off the holiday with the…

Pulaski ponders capital improvements

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com With budget time looming yet again, Pulaski Town Council has already started contemplating how to address millions of dollars worth of projects on its Five-Year Capital…

Veterans come out for monument lighting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Cold and windy weather didn’t keep a group of area residents and veterans from coming out to Pulaski County Courthouse Friday afternoon to light the new…

Officer’s quick action saves life

By KATHY BOPP Special to The Southwest Times   Cpl. Stuart J. Nelson of the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is accustomed to being on duty at Virginia Tech football games,…

Community asked to help “Stuff the Bus”

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Public Schools Transportation Department is seeking the community’s help in providing turkeys to qualifying families of school children by taking part in a “Stuff…

Bain returned to school board

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Even before Tuesday’s election, it was known Pulaski County School Board would have new faces come January. Tuesday, the voters decided which of those faces will…

Pulaski County leading NRV in jobs

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Pulaski County had the lowest unemployment rate in the New River Valley in September “for the first time in years,” county officials noted. Robert Hiss, assistant…

Stop the texts, stop the wrecks

Recent studies have shown that drivers who operate motor vehicles while distracted by there cellular devices are much more likely to be involved in an auto accident – about 23…

June dedication hoped for museum

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Town Manager John Hawley says June 2, 2012 has been selected as the target date for dedication of the new Raymond F. Ratcliffe Transportation Museum.…

Man arrested in attempted robbery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD – A 26-year-old Radford man is being held without bond this morning, facing five charges in connection with the attempted armed robbery of the CVS…