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Could more jobs be on the horizon?

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Board of Supervisors no longer has a goal of using the former TMD Friction Building for a wellness center. While that may come…

County ok’s funds for PCHS baseball project

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The booster club for Pulaski County High School’s baseball program may be getting some financial backing from the county for a new project it has…

Bald eagles in our area

Bald eagles in our area

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Sightings of bald eagles at Gatewood Reservoir and Claytor Lake have been reported in recent months. According to a guide issued by the Virginia Department…

Farris in favor of short-term rentals

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Former Pulaski County supervisor Dr. Bruce Farris says preventing tourists from renting Claytor Lake homes for vacation will “help kill tourism in Pulaski County.” The…

Full punishment dished out to violator

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski sex offender received the maximum sentence Monday for violating probation for the fourth time in just over seven years. “I really don’t believe…

TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND I-81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO CLOSE DUE TO UNSTABLE SLOPE

SALEM – Beginning at 4:30 p.m. today, both lanes of southbound Interstate 81 in Montgomery County near Blacksburg will close starting at mile marker 132 due to an unstable slope.…

SERCAP Announces Employment Advancement program for TANF participants

Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc. (SERCAP) is excited to announce a new employment advancement program for TANF participants in Virginia. Through a grant by the Virginia Department of Social…

Food safety training course certifies 62

Submitted by Sarah D. Burkett Senior Extension Agent   On Aug. 19, a six-hour Serve Safe Food Safety Training was taught at Pulaski County High School for school foodservice employees…

State Parks online store closing

Virginia State Parks will close its eight-year-old online store Friday, Aug. 23, due to the increased cost of maintaining the site. According to Ann Henderson, VSP merchandising manager, “the relatively…

Fourth Annual Pink Hat Classic remembers Kimberly Jones

Fourth Annual Pink Hat Classic remembers Kimberly Jones

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Saturday, Aug. 17 marked the 4th annual Pink Hat Classic memorial team roping in honor and remembrance of Kimberly Jones at Mad Cow Arena, Dublin.…