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Town proposes tax increases

Smokers and personal property taxpayers will help make up for a $178,000 shortfall in the Town of Pulaski’s 2010-11 budget under proposals approved this week. Pulaski Town Council voted 4-1…

New River Trail 5K coming in June

Runners are still needed for the Pulaski County High School Cross Country and Track team’s New River Trail 5K Race to be held Saturday, June 12. This will be the…

Galax man held in killing

CARROLL COUNTY – A 21-year-old Galax man is being held without bond in New River Valley Regional Jail in connection with a Tuesday night shooting death in Carroll County. According…

Southwest Times goes digital

Want to see what was going on in Pulaski County in the fall of 1955? You can find out now by visiting the Pulaski County Library System Web site (www.pclibs.org).…

Historic Farris Brothers Dairy burns

Fire gutted the more than half a century old Farris Brothers Dairy building off Wilderness Road in Newbern this morning. Pulaski Fire Marshal Chip Hutchinson, who is serving as public…

PC Humane Society ‘inundated’ with animals

"Right now, we’re inundated with kittens – at full capacity," said Shayne Pruitt, office manager at Pulaski County Humane Society. Every spring, the Humane Society staff and volunteers struggle to…

Citizens donate 3 tons of food

Pulaski County citizens contributed more than 8,000 pounds of food to the U.S. Postal Services’ annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive this year. The contributions helped to increase collections in…

VHDA extends SPARC deadline

Due to a slow housing market, Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) has extended the deadline to apply for a low-interest home loan through its SPARC (Sponsoring Partnerships and Revitalizing Communities)…

Young inventor

A 12-year-old Radford boy, who was a national finalist for the Young Inventors competition has been named the national winner in his category. Benjamin Dabney won in the Science and…

Enduring without Mom

"She’s the glue that holds this family together," Meleena Blevins said of her mother, Pamela Huff. Huff of Pulaski County, has been in the Army Reserves for 13 years and,…