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Police investigate Lee County derailment death

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com ST. CHARLES – Virginia State Police are investigating an overnight train derailment in Lee County that killed the driver of a vehicle parked next to the…

BREAKING NEWS: Section of Route 100 to close in Giles today

GILES COUNTY – In order to clean up a tractor-trailer wreck that occurred earlier today, a section of Route 100 in Giles County will be closed for about two hours,…

What we spend on Christmas

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com The more prudent of shoppers have already begun gearing up for Christmas and getting their shopping done. Some people brave the Black Friday madness, while others…

’Tis the season … for more scams

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Although there doesn’t seem to be a time of year when scams are not prevalent, the arrival of the Christmas season seems to have them on…

Yes, Dublin parade is on!

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The town of Dublin wants to make sure everyone knows its Christmas Parade is on for Saturday, Dec. 15, at 11 a.m. “We have people calling…

Spare change for local seniors

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Can you hear it jingling in the bottom of your purse? Do you find a day’s lunch money while cleaning under the cushions of your couch?…

Dublin stink aired at Pulaski council

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Dublin odor that stirred up a stink at Pulaski County Board of Supervisors in November has drifted over to Pulaski Town Council. E.W. Harless, who…

Safety a factor in moped decision

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Town Council hasn’t decided whether to require town residents to register their mopeds, but safety is a factor to be considered in the decision, according…

Crooked Road receives grant for music education

The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail (TCR) has received a $10,000 grant to further the teaching of traditional music in Southwest Virginia. TCR was one of 832 nonprofit organizations…

Pulaski PD needs your help

Pulaski PD needs your help

Pulaski Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying these suspects in a purse theft. According to Officer Megan Jennings, the suspects were driving a black Honda CRV Tuesday,…