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Pink truck memorializes Volvo cancer victims

Around mid-2009, while assembling a new 2010 Volvo VNL 630 at the Volvo Methods Lab, the workers chose the color of pink when it came time to paint the truck.…

20-year-old case settled

A more than 20-year-old sex offense involving a 25-year-old man and a teenager was settled on Friday with the man being placed on probation and listed on the National Sex…

Pepper’s Ferry may offer rebates

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Jurisdictions served by Pepper’s Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority could receive up to $700,000 in total rebates through June if precipitation trends continue. The Authority’s Board…

Town presented with ‘Top 10’ award

The Virginia Institute of Government has recognized the Town of Pulaski with its “Top 10” award for assisting fellow localities through participation in VIG’s E-mail Broadcast Information Service (EBIS). According…

AEP rate hike meetings

Tenth District Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville) will hold a series of town hall meetings on American Electric Power rate hikes this weekend in Southwest Virginia. The purpose of the meetings…

Pulaski lopping six inches off ordinance

In an effort to try to improve the appearance of town neighborhoods, Pulaski Town Council is looking to lop six inches off the maximum allowable height for grass and weeds…

Goodman running for Town Council

Pulaski voters will find a new name on the ballot this May when they go to cast their vote in the race for Pulaski Town Council. Joseph Goodman, 29, started…

School board continues to chip at budget

The Pulaski County School Board continues to chip away at its Fiscal Year 2010-11 budget in hopes of making up the estimated $3.9 million deficit it faces due to state…

Train station still on track

Despite this winter’s weather, it appears the train station rebuild is still on track for a June rededication. “We’ve only had one weather delay” since reconstruction began, Town Manager John…

Town council candidates announced

Three incumbents and one challenger will face off for three seats each available on Pulaski and Dublin town councils this spring. In the Town of Pulaski, incumbent candidates David L.…