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Investigators review erratic behavior of DC gunman

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators have been focusing on the erratic behavior of a former Navy reservist who law enforcement officials say was grappling with paranoia and had reported hearing voices…

Wal-Mart to open 2 DC hiring centers after dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wal-Mart is opening two hiring centers in Washington just days after the D.C. Council failed to override a veto of an effort to require other large retailers…

McAuliffe says he knew nothing of NVTC pressuring

RICHMOND  (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe says he knew nothing about allies to his Democratic gubernatorial campaign pressuring members of an influential northern Virginia high-tech business group last…

Long John Silver’s receives Clean Business Award

Long John Silver’s receives Clean Business Award

Pulaski County Clean Community Council has presented Long John Silver’s at 7420 Lee Hwy., Fairlawn, with the September 2013 Clean Business Award. Chairman Al Davis recognized the restaurant for recent…

Got spots? Don’t fret

Got spots? Don’t fret

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Got spots on the leaves of your maple tree? If so, don’t worry; it shouldn’t harm your tree. Scott McElfresh, agriculture extension agent for Pulaski…

NRCC to offer workplace skills development courses

More than 40 professional skills development courses are being offered this fall through New River Community College’s Office of Transitional Programs. Covering crucial skills used in the workplace, course offerings…

Camp Cougar reports to school board

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   During the second part of the instructional focus segment at Thursday night’s Pulaski County School Board meeting, Gina Miano, a Pulaski County High School counselor,…

Wytheville festival honors long-time employee

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   WYTHEVILLE – Downtown Wytheville Revitalization Committee will hold its first Downtown Wytheville Festival: Dickie Boyles Memorial Cruise-In Saturday, Sept. 21, in honor and memory of…

Alopecia group hosting Zumbathon

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The first local Alopecia Awareness group, founded this July in Pulaski County by Paula Bowman Harding, is now having a fundraiser in the form of…

Treat trail participants should sign up soon

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Merchants and organizations planning to take part in Pulaski’s Halloween Treat Trail are urged to sign up soon so the map and list of participants…