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Indictments handed down in domestic case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Indictments have been handed down in an alleged abduction and malicious wounding case involving a Pulaski County High School teacher and his son. Ernest Oden…

Philippine typhoon death toll could reach 10,000

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from one of the strongest storms on record that ravaged the central Philippine city of Tacloban could reach 10,000 people, officials said Sunday…

Utt receives World Trade award

  By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Former Pulaski County Community Development Director Shawn Utt recently received the 2013 Virginia TradePort Innovator of the Year Award for his efforts in recruiting and…

Va. AG’s race remains undecided day later

RICHMOND (AP) — The race for attorney general in Virginia remains undecided, with a recount looking increasingly likely. The State Board of Elections says unofficial results Wednesday afternoon put Republican…

Christie, McAuliffe, winners in slate of elections

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — The 2016 overtones were clear in this year’s two most high-profile elections. Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s resounding re-election victory in Democratic-leaning New Jersey sets the…

Fla. company to manage mill on parkway in Va.

MEADOWS OF DAN (AP) — The National Park Service has chosen a Florida company to manage a mill attraction on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. Parkway Superintendent Mark H.…

Pulaski County votes Republican ticket

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Virginia’s statewide races may have been tight in Tuesday’s general election, but Pulaski County voters chose the Republican ticket by almost two to one in…

National Red Ribbon Week contest voting now live

The National Family Partnership (NFP) announces online voting is now live for the national contest for its 28th annual Red Ribbon Week, until 11:59 p.m. (EST) Tuesday, Nov. 19.  This year,…

County Chamber hosting annual legislative gathering

By SHEILA NELSON Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce   Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce is honored and delighted to be hosting the 27th Annual Southwest Virginia Legislative Breakfast & Forum Monday…

PCHS senior turns trails into self-guided tours

PCHS senior turns trails into self-guided tours

BLACKSBURG – Thanks to Pulaski County High School senior Alex Hill, the walking trails at Warm Hearth Village senior living community in Blacksburg now take visitors on a self-guided tour…