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Conditions ripe for wildfires

Above average temperatures, low humidity and elevated winds are combining to increase the danger of wildland fires, according to Virginia Department of Forestry. “Conditions are ripe for wildfires,” said John…

New River Trail 5K coming back

The Pulaski County High School Cross Country & Track team will once again hold a New River Trail 5K Race Saturday, June 12. This will be the second year for…

Watch out for e-scam

Pulaski County’s Commissioner of the Revenue is warning residents to be cautious of an email scam that is attempting to obtain personal information. Trina Rupe said she has received several…

Possession of child porn nets conviction

A Dublin man faces up to 745 years in prison after being convicted by a jury Wednesday of 149 counts of possession of child pornography. The jury was to reconvene…

Pulaski Chamber kicks off new program

A new and exciting way to view the community is coming to Pulaski County Visitors Center in just over a month. Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the addition…

Owning the changes

In what it hopes will be an annual practice, Volvo officials escorted about 100 guests on a tour of the facilities Tuesday as part of a State of the Plant…

Route 11 rock slide under review

A rock slide near the merging of Old and New Route 11 that blocked up traffic for several hours is under investigation. The cause of the slide has yet to…

DirecTV to bring 100 jobs to area

By JEREMY NORMAN and MELINDA WILLIAMS jeremy@southwesttimes.com melinda@southwesttimes.com New techology-based jobs that allow employees to work from the comfort of their homes will be coming to Southwest Virginia, U.S. Rep.…

Governor’s School a hot topic for debate

The hottest topic during Thursday’s Pulaski County School Board meeting wasn’t the newest budget being proposed. Rather, it was something that many feared would be cut in the school board’s…

PCHS STEAM team places in regional competition

Eight Pulaski County High School students, who are part of the school’s STEAM team, are headed to Fairfax for state competition after placing at the Technology Student Association regionals. Senior…