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Pulaski County to honor WWII veterans

Pulaski County to honor WWII veterans

  This year, 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of America’s entry into World War II in 1941. More than 16 million men and women joined the fight, with more than…

Carrier was in the right place at the right time

By Miles Bates miles@southwesttimes.com Imagine yourself lying on the ground after having fallen onto a concrete floor. You can’t get up. There isn’t anything nearby with which to help you…

Pulaski considers town-regulated trash collection

Pulaski considers town-regulated trash collection

  By Miles Bates miles@southwesttimes.com Disgrace. Embarrassment. Morgan Welker used those words recently when addressing the Pulaski Town Council. Welker chose his words specifically to describe a trash drop site…

Lottery ticket leads police to larceny suspect

 By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A winning lottery ticket stolen from a vehicle earlier this month led authorities to a suspect in several area automobile break-ins, according to a search warrant…

NRCC graduates told they are heroes

NRCC graduates told they are heroes

By JOYCE TAYLOR Special to The SWT  Elizabeth Creamer, New River Community College’s commencement keynote speaker, told graduates they were heroes during her remarks Friday night to the Class of…

Probation violator gets requested sentence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A woman who violated conditions of probation on a 2015 drug sentence received the four-month jail sentence her attorney requested Monday. Kelsey Bulger asked a Pulaski…

Commission recommends auto repair business

By Miles Bates miles@southwesttimes.com A building previously used as an auto repair shop with a history of pollution in downtown Pulaski has been recommended to the Pulaski Town Council by…

Counterfeiting case advances to grand jury

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Two felony conspiracy charges against a Christiansburg man alleged to be involved in the counterfeiting of money were certified to a grand jury Monday. The case…

It’s life-or-death situation at animal shelter

It’s life-or-death situation at animal shelter

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A life-or-death emergency was created at Pulaski County Animal Shelter late last week when 35 homeless animals entered the shelter during a two-day period. As a…

Public safety memorial being dedicated Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  MONTGOMERY COUNTY — The nation lost 128 law enforcement officers in the line of duty during 2015, according to the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial Fund…