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Assistant principals to return in the fall

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com With unfunded mandates from the state, balancing a budget for the 2012-13 school year has been a daunting task for members of the Pulaski County School…

Deviled eggs to be judged

            By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Deviled eggs might be one of the most common foods found at picnics and family reunions, but they’ll soon have…

Fairlawn Radio Shack robbed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the robbery of Fairlawn’s Radio Shack store Monday. Major Mike Alderman said three suspects entered the store in Walmart Shopping…

Burnett Smith

Burnett Smith, 64, of Pulaski, died Monday, July 16, 2012 in Lewis Gale Hospital-Pulaski.  Arrangements are pending with Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski. …

Schools see over $125,000 in energy savings

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Public Schools saw savings in its electric and gas costs for the month of April. Compared to April 2011, the school system saved $125,575…

Lucinda Hunter Baldwin

Lucinda Hunter Baldwin, 64, of Pulaski, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012 in LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski. She was born in Pulaski July 31, 1947, the daughter of the late George Maurice…

Rebuild or take cash value: School board makes decision on Draper Elementary

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com   After the tornadoes struck the county in April 2011, “What will happen to Draper Elementary School?” has been a question pondered by many.   At…

Power restoration foiled by new round of storms

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Just as progress was being made to restore power to the nearly 7,500 local customers who lost service in Friday’s storms, two more rounds of storms…

National Bank target of fake emails

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you receive an email purported to be from National Bank of Blacksburg, it’s best to ignore it. According to the bank and Better Business Bureau…

Dublin firefighters host convention

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Dublin Fire Department recently hosted the 66th annual Southwest Virginia Firefighters Association convention. Jeff Saunders, who was 2011-12 president of the association and is a captain…