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SWT’s Williams honored by VPA

Southwest Times New Editor Melinda Williams won a first place for photography at the 2009 Virginia Press Association Awards Banquet held in Roanoke last weekend. The award was for a…

PCHS students show off their skills

Nearly two-dozen Pulaski County High School students took home honors in the SkillsUSA competition recently held in Covington. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization, formerly known as VICA. It serves…

Over $100K to repair New River Trail

While recent flooding left Heritage Park and Cool Springs disheveled, it was the New River Trail Extension that sustained the most damage. Pulaski Town Manager John Hawley said it could…

Comcast closure may violate agreement

Closure of the Comcast cable office on East Main Street in Pulaski violates the company’s franchise agreement, according to local officials. Pulaski Town Manager John Hawley said the town sent…

Census officials warn of scams

Census officials warn residents to be cautious of potential scams that could occur as Census officials start making door-to-door visits in May. The best way to avoid scams and a…

BOS holds hearing on tax hike

In a two-hour public hearing Monday, Pulaski County educators supported a real estate tax increase while some citizens suggested it’s time for the schools and county to tighten belts and…

Obama to sign health bill, celebrate with allies

(AP) — President Barack Obama’s yearlong health care overhaul drama featured dozens of speeches, contentious debate and a televised summit with lawmakers before a divided Congress passed the bill. An…

NRV Job Fair Expo to be held

New River Community College will host a job fair on campus Thursday, March 25 from 10:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Edwards Hall, room 117. The job fair is open to…

Hiwassee shooting still being probed

The identity of the shooting victim in Hiwassee was confirmed today as 24-year-old Steven Matthew Duncan. The person under investigation in the shooting death is his father, 69-year-old Graham Puckett…

Comcast billing center to close

Announced on March 1 and effective as of April 1, the Comcast billing center, located on 641 East Main Street in Pulaski, will be closing. According to a press release…