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Therapist acquitted of sexual battery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski County judge Wednesday acquitted a physical therapist of inappropriately touching a woman during a therapy session. Following more than two hours of testimony and…

Council pursuing grant to update water model

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   One year after authorizing a grant to update the town’s water model, the Pulaski Town Council has decided to apply for another planning grant from…

Are starlings foretelling weather’s change?

Are starlings foretelling weather’s change?

By Rusty Mullins Rusty@southwesttimes.com   The transition from summer to autumn has many predictors. The start of school is one of them. The start of the football season is another.…

Attempt to save money backfires for Pulaski

By Rusty Mullins Rusty@southwesttimes.com   Trying to save the town money was a good idea, but one that seems to have backfired. The town of Pulaski must now pay more…

Trooper injured freeing crash victim

Trooper injured freeing crash victim

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com When Virginia State Trooper Brandon Barnett responded to a crash on Interstate 81 Wednesday afternoon, he probably wasn’t expecting to be the one injured. But Barnett…

County students excel in SOL math scores

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Standards of Learning test scores were higher across the board in Pulaski County Public Schools, particularly in mathematics, according to superintendent Dr. Tom Brewster. In…

2 Pulaski County schools awarded grants

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Middle School and Dublin Middle School are among more than 40 schools in the state to receive a grant to fund 21st Century Community…

Today’s the day to think tater

By Rusty Mullins editor@southwesttimes.com   When Americans think about comfort food, potatoes are normally an integral part of the menu. Each Aug. 19, America’s most consumed vegetable is honored with…

Alzheimers walk scheduled for next month

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   “This walk means a lot to me. I just decided to beat the bushes and help some other people.” That was Jack Spradlin’s mindset when…

Two-vehicle wreck sends three to hospital

Two-vehicle wreck sends three to hospital

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Two vehicles collided head-on Tuesday morning on Edgehill Drive in Pulaski, closing the street and hospitalizing three occupants. The wreck occurred just after 8:20 a.m.…