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Safety measures at Exit 98 pondered

Safety measures at Exit 98 pondered

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Frequent wrecks at the I-81 Exit 98 off ramps have local public safety officials working with Virginia Department of Transportation to find solutions. Massie District Supervisor…

National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day: What’s lurking in your fridge?

By Lynn Adams editor@southwesttimes.com   Science projects. Furry food. Sticky, green globs of gobbledygook. From time to time, whether it needs it or not, you’ve just got to clean out…

Pulaski woman warns of phone scam

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Barbara Morris got a phone call this week that not only wasted her time, but also made her blood boil. It was another scam, she said,…

Artists come ‘Round the Mountain to showcase work

Artists come ‘Round the Mountain to showcase work

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   A dozen artisans for all across Southwest Virginia turned out to the Draper Mercantile on Thursday to share their work with the public as part…

Fowl question: Will county welcome chickens in residential districts?

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Planning Commission will consider tonight whether to support the keeping of chickens, but not roosters, in certain residential districts in the county. At issue…

One-act play brings fairy tale magic to the competition

One-act play brings fairy tale magic to the competition

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   One act upon a time, theater students at Pulaski County High School had a little more than half an hour to act, sing, dance and…

‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ this Christmas

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   While many people experience the joy of spending the Christmas holiday with family, senior citizens often find it to be a lonely time of year.…

NRCC college board welcomes Lane Penn

By AMANDA ALLEN Special to the SWT New River Community College recently welcomed Lane Penn of Pulaski County to its college board. A retired construction inspector, Penn was born and…

American Legion remembers Ayers with memorial bench

American Legion remembers Ayers with memorial bench

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   American Legion Post 7 in Pulaski remembered one of their own on Veterans Day with the dedication of a bench in Oakwood Cemetery. The bench…

Scarlet and Rhett blowing into town: Movie memorabilia to be on display during this weekend’s showing of ‘Gone With The Wind’

Scarlet and Rhett blowing into town: Movie memorabilia to be on display during this weekend’s showing of ‘Gone With The Wind’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler will make a return appearance to Pulaski this weekend with the showing of the classic film “Gone With The Wind” at…