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Armed robber hits Radford bank Thursday

RADFORD – Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office assisted Radford City authorities Thursday in searching for a suspect in an armed robbery at Wachovia Bank in the city. According to Radford City…

PCH makes ER wait times available

HCA Virginia Hospitals recently announced a new benefit for patients of the emergency rooms of four regional hospitals, including Pulaski Community Hospital – an estimate of the wait time for…

Victim identified in fatal accident

Debra Mechelle Payton of Pulaski has been identified as the woman who died after being struck by a vehicle on Lee Highway (Route 11) Thursday night. Pulaski Police Department Sgt.…

Goodman leads Town Council vote

There will be a new face on Pulaski Town Council come July 1. Joseph Goodman defeated incumbent Councilman Larry Clevinger II in Tuesday’s town election, receiving the highest number of…

So long, Long John Silver’s?

The Long John Silver’s restaurant in Pulaski is closed, but it remains uncertain whether the closing is permanent. The Southwest Times received a tip Tuesday afternoon that the restaurant off…

PES aids Relay for Life

Students at Pulaski Elementary gathered on Friday during their physical education time to help aid the drive to fight cancer. The students obtained sponsors and walked laps around the school’s…

Tobia awarded for volunteer efforts

A local volunteer has been given a special award for her efforts at the Pulaski County Humane Society. Ali Tobia, a volunteer at the humane society and a Fairfax Station…

Collision on I-81 kills one

WYTHE COUNTY – Deer sparked a chain reaction collision on Interstate 81 early Monday that killed one truck driver and about a dozen cattle and left a second truck driver…

Miller Lane receives sign

As long as they obey the traffic signs, truckers shouldn’t have problems with getting their rigs stuck on Miller Lane (Route 644) anymore. Virginia Department of Transportation has officially restricted…

Pulaski’s jobless rate up again

While unemployment figures improved among many area localities in March, Pulaski County’s rate rose by 2.3 percent. According to March figures from the Virginia Employment Commission, Pulaski’s jobless rate rose…