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Friends pay tribute to young life lost

Friends pay tribute to young life lost

Twenty-seven-year-old Ashley Nicole Bowers, of Dublin, fought a three year battle with leukemia before it ended Sept. 5, 2013. She was a 2004 graduate of Pulaski County High School, and…

School board sees presentation on 3D printer, medieval weapon

School board sees presentation on 3D printer, medieval weapon

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Many come to Pulaski County school board meetings for updates on the school system; few come to witness a medieval siege engine display. Those who…

Conviction may halt pizza deliveryman

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A pizza deliveryman, who said a reckless driving conviction would cause him to lose the job, was unsuccessful in convincing a Pulaski County judge for…

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…