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Possession of child porn admitted

A man indicted last summer on 79 charges of possessing child pornography pleaded guilty Monday to about a third of the charges. Jason R. Pirdy, 33, of Fourth Street NE,…

Water rates approved, sewer rates on hold

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Town Council voted to increase water rates Tuesday night, but an advertising glitch has changes in sewer rates temporarily on hold. For purposes of balancing…

Ride for Freedom/Run to Wall coming

Hundreds will gather on the lawn of the UAW Local 2069 Union Hall Saturday morning, May 28, to honor veterans with a special ceremony preceding the 20th Annual Ride for…

Governor appeals to FEMA

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com Earlier this month, FEMA denied Gov. Bob McDonnell’s request for aid after tornadoes devastated Pulaski County and much of Southwest Virginia. McDonnell is now appealing the…

Seniors support Senior Center

A crowd of senior citizens turned out at Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council work session to either voice or show support for keeping Pulaski Senior Center open. Although there is…

Local community voices frustration

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com The New River community meeting with United States Postal Service representatives began with many emotions. Some residents were in deep conversation about why the post office…

Residents unsettled after meeting

By JENNA NICHOLS jenna@southwesttimes.com Though many residents were under the impression the New River Post Office was considered to be closing, Mark James, manager of post office operations for the…

Water, sewer rate hearings tonight

Separate public hearings will be held tonight on proposed water and sewer rate increases in the Town of Pulaski. A hearing on the sewer rate increase will be held at…

D’Amico DUI case continued

CHRISTIANSBURG – The court case of a Pulaski County physician charged with intoxicated driving in March was continued Monday. Dr. Paul J. D’Amico was to be in Montgomery County General…

Guida’s Market standing strong

Rumors float around communities such as Pulaski everyday. Some rumors hold truth and some are a result of miscommunication. No matter how the rumor began, owners of Guida’s Market want…