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New ‘no trespassing’ signs in Jackson Park

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The recent addition of several “no trespassing” signs in Jackson Park has sparked questions as to the reason they have been placed at this time.…

APCo website shows impact of downstream flows

ROANOKE – New River fishermen, canoeists, kayakers and other recreationalists have a new tool to help them anticipate water flows on the river downstream from Appalachian Power’s Claytor Hydroelectric Plant.…

Softball game pays off for Safe Haven

Softball game pays off for Safe Haven

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Although afternoon storms kept some people away from Saturday’s Guns-N-Hoses Charity Softball Game, the event actually raised more money than last year. Ellen Mitchell, director…

Tim Kaine pulls into Volvo

Tim Kaine pulls into Volvo

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visited the assembly plant for Volvo in Dublin yesterday to tour the facility. The stop included a town hall type meeting…

Council designates Fitzwater remembrance day, recognizes Employees of the Month

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   At Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council meeting, during the legislative section, council made a motion to designate the first Saturday of each April as “Cameron…

Man guilty of making false statement to buy gun

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Christiansburg man will serve seven months in jail for providing false information when he attempted to purchase a gun in January. Ricardo Rupert Reid…

PCPS and Boostup.org provide tips to keep kids in school

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Local Boostup.org billboards have sparked curiosity as to our local graduation and dropout rates. The statistics on the website show that Virginia has an 18…

Judge imposes jury’s sentence in robbery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County judge Friday imposed a jury-recommended eight-year sentence in the case of a North Carolina man convicted of robbing the Fairlawn Radio Shack…

Dublin firm hired to help fix sewer pipe

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Meade Contracting has been hired by the town of Pulaski to help repair a sewer line that failed in the Dora Highway area earlier this…

Stabbing suspect no stranger to court

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski man arrested in connection with a Thursday night stabbing already has one conviction of unlawful wounding, according to court records. A judicial system…