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Remembrance ceremony unveils new exhibit

The public is invited to attend a “Remembrance of Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces” Saturday, July 3 at the Pulaski County Courthouse. The event will get underway at…

Hamblin promoted at PFD

Brandon W. Hamblin, a career firefighter with Pulaski Fire Department, will be the department’s newest sergeant come July 1. Pulaski Fire Chief Bill Webb announced Hamblin’s promotion to fire sergeant…

Deputy shoots man during arrest

A 32-year-old Pulaski man was airlifted to a Roanoke hospital Sunday after being shot by a police officer attempting to arrest him. According to Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Captain Jeff…

‘Hams’ to display emergency skills

When it comes to emergency situations they’re often the only link with the “outside world.” That’s why “radio hams” from throughout the New River Valley will join with thousands of…

Pulaski issuing more grass, weed citations

It’s early in the summer, but the Town of Pulaski has already issued almost as many warnings for weed and grass ordinance violations as it issued the whole summer last…

9,000 visit lake festival

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It may have rained much of the day, but it apparently didn’t dampen the spirits of those interested in attending last Saturday’s 13th Annual Claytor Lake…

Third suspect charged in Radford shooting

RADFORD – A third suspect has been arrested in connection with an April 13 shooting that left the victim with minor injuries. According to Lt. R. A. Wilburn with Radford…

Becker takes helm July 1

For most of his adult life he has worked in the public school system, but Bob Becker says the 15 years he spent at a management firm gave him the…

‘Elvis’ tribute artist gets Pulaski rockin’

Elvis tribute artist Ryan Pelton rode into town on a fire truck Friday night amid the applause of a large crowd in Jackson Park. Pelton, a Nashville based musician, took…

Area police warn of mailing scam

Pulaski Police Department is warning citizens to be cautious about cashing prize checks received in the mail due to a scam that has been reported. According to Police Chief Gary…