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Sentence suspended in teen stabbing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man received a suspended sentence Monday after pleading no contest to wounding a teenager during a January altercation. According to court records, Jeremy David…

Max Meadows man charged in shooting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com WYTHE COUNTY — A Max Meadows man is being held without bond after allegedly shooting another man during an argument Sunday. Wythe County Sheriff Keith Dunagan…

Christiansburg pair sentenced on meth charges

ROANOKE – A pair of Christiansburg residents were sentenced Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia on Federal drug conspiracy charges. According to Acting U.S.…

Fairlawn man guilty of embezzling

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Fairlawn man recently pleaded guilty to 20 counts of embezzlement involving the theft of more than $26,000 from his former employer. Terry Lee Gunter was…

Kids compete in ‘Iron Chef’ challenge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Nearly two-dozen children recently tested their culinary skills and creativity in an Iron Chef-type competition sponsored by Pulaski County Library System and held at Pulaski Library.…

3 is not a crowd

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Bill Handy says he was “blown away” by a March 2016 phone call. His wife, Jane, remembers that “he looked like a ghost” after the…

Pulaski woman indicted for murder

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski County grand jury Monday indicted a Pulaski woman for first-degree murder in the March death of her 90-year-old housemate. Pulaski Police Det. Wes Ratcliff…

6 charged in alleged home invasion

AUSTINVILLE — Three men and three juveniles are in custody in connection with a reported home invasion in which a gun allegedly was held to a child’s head. According to…

Boil water notice lifted

The boil water notice for Pulaski water service customers has been lifted, according to town officials. The notice was issued due to a waterline break early Saturday morning.…

Iron Heart: Where wine is served with Allisonian history

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A charming corncrib off Boone Furnace Road has evolved into southwestern Virginia’s newest wine tasting stop, a place where Allisonia’s history is evident in everything…