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Consultant: Dalton project ‘visionary’

  By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A consultant says refurbishing the Dalton building is a “visionary and attainable” project, but the town of Pulaski will have to find about $400,000 in…

Pulaski preparing for winter

By Jonathan Hooks jonathan@southwesttimes.com With colder weather just around the corner, the Pulaski Public Works Department is in the midst of stockpiling some 750 tons of salt that could be…

Farmer’s take action for conservation

By JONATHAN HOOKS jonathan@southwesttimes.com In the summer of 2011, farmers in six soil and water conservation districts across the commonwealth were urged to begin participating in a pilot program to…

Pulaski police investigate CVS Pharmacy burglary

The Pulaski Police Department is investigating a burglary at CVS Pharmacy, Bob White Boulevard, and has arrested two persons in a string of thefts from vehicles that began in September.…

Fire parade lights up town

By Jonathan Hooks jonathan@southwesttimes.com After a sunny, pleasant afternoon, rain of all things threatened to disperse crowds Thursday evening during the Pulaski Fire Parade. Thankfully, at the last minute, Mother…

Graduation rate on the rise

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) statistics show the number of seniors marching to “Pomp and Circumstance” is on the rise. Pulaski County Public Schools’ 2011 on-time…

Newbern Fall Festival a Success

By JONATHAN HOOKS jonathan@southwesttimes.com This weekend, one-way traffic was all that could be managed on the streets of Newbern, due to the immense turnout for their annual fall festival. “This…

One dead in Wythe crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com WYTHE COUNTY – A single-seat homemade aircraft crashed in Wythe County Thursday, killing the pilot, according to Virginia State Police. Authorities were notified at 1:16 p.m.…

Area police investigate separate robberies

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Authorities in Blacksburg and Wythe County area seeking suspects in two separate robberies that occurred during the early-morning hours Wednesday. The Wythe County robbery took place…

Election season is upon us

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com It’s time to once again prepare for voting in the upcoming election. In order to vote in the Nov. 8 general election, individuals must register by…