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Embezzler not paying restitution

Embezzler not paying restitution

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A former Pulaski County employee convicted of embezzling over $5,000 from the treasurer’s office hasn’t been paying her court-ordered restitution, prosecutors say. Natoya Janeice McCloud,…

NRCC offering handgun safety class

A handgun safety class will be offered through New River Community College Tuesday, Aug. 20, and Thursday, Aug. 22. Both classes will be held 6-9 p.m. in Edwards Hall room…

YMCA announces openings in Child Development Center

YMCA announces openings in Child Development Center

The Hensel Eckman YMCA recently announced openings in its Child Development Center. The center offers a multitude of activities to attendees at reasonable rates, which can also be based on…

BBB offers back to school shopping tips

ROANOKE – Parents across Western Virginia are reporting excessive joy and happiness, rampant smiling and laughter, and an unending feeling of relief. It’s time for the kids to go back…

Newbern gearing up for Fall Festival

Newbern gearing up for Fall Festival

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   With fall just around the corner, Newbern Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for its second year of hosting Newbern Fall Festival; slated for Saturday,…

Council talks assistance to Y, attracting business

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Improvements and development were the main themes for old business discussed at Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council meeting. Town Engineer Bill Pedigo said he had…

Wreck victim in serious condition

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 19-year-old Pulaski woman injured in a Thursday morning wreck on Route 11 is in serious condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. According to Pulaski…

Snafu results in lighter sentence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski man received months, instead of years, to serve on a probation violation Thursday as the result of a snafu that the judge said…

Man pleads guilty to making drugs

Man pleads guilty to making drugs

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Draper man pleaded guilty Thursday to manufacturing a methamphetamine mixture and received the mandatory minimum sentence of three years to serve. Under an agreement…

National 811 day approaching

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Before you dig into your next outdoor project, Atmos Energy Corporation reminds every homeowner, construction crew and do-it-yourselfer to call 811. The reminder comes as…