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It’s never too late to learn …

It’s never too late to learn …

By ROLAND TUCKER YMCA Intern   It’s never too late to learn how to swim — no matter what age you are. At Pulaski YMCA, there is proof. Charlie Chan…

Left hands on the right side

Left hands on the right side

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@soutwesttimes.com   Four mail carriers working for the United States Postal Service in Pulaski have a disadvantage that most of their coworkers don’t have — they are…

Left-handed press operator makes it work in a right-handed world

Left-handed press operator makes it work in a right-handed world

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   For most left-handed people, adapting to doing various things the right-handed way is a reality. This even means making sure The Southwest Times is printed…

Citizens tell council to sell Calfee

Citizens tell council to sell Calfee

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   “Git er done,” was the final word to Pulaski Town Council Tuesday night during a community meeting to discuss the possible sale of Calfee Park…

Volvo Trucks drive forward on new track

Volvo Trucks drive forward on new track

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Governor Terry McAuliffe showed near adolescent excitement as he climbed into the driver’s seat of one of Volvo’s trucks to test out their new customer…

Pulaski Mariners to sponsor canned food driveto benefit Daily Bread

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com The doubleheader between the Pulaski Mariners and the Johnson City Cardinals set for Wednesday night at Historic Calfee Park will not only be Southwest Times Night,…

A lefty … and a righty!

A lefty … and a righty!

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   Nine years ago, I was sitting in my doctor’s office confirming a pregnancy diagnosis. After three children, pregnancy was no surprise, but what I did…

Be a lefty for the day

Be a lefty for the day

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   Aug. 13 is International Left-Hander’s Day. The first celebration came in 1976 and was organized by a group called Lefthanders International. That same day, they…

Prepare now for Sunday power outage

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com An estimated 2,600 Appalachian Power Co. customers, primarily in the town of Pulaski, will be without power for about eight hours beginning Sunday, Aug. 17. APCo…

Broken utility pole causes power outage

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com More than 1,500 Pulaski County residents were without power for several hours Saturday due to a broken utility pole, according to a spokeswoman for Appalachian Power…