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NRV Fair opens Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’s an event many people from throughout Southwest Virginia look forward to each year and it opens tomorrow. The week-long New River Valley Fair kicks off…

Randolph Park thriving

In an economy that has seen more and more recreational institutions lose attendance, Pulaski County’s Randolph Park is not only thriving, but is experiencing record attendance. The park, on Alexander…

Maudie Hawkins dies at 85

Columnist Maudie Hawkins, who has reported Robinson Tract Community news for The Southwest Times for more than 15 years, died early this morning at LewisGale Hospital – Pulaski. She was…

‘Ade’ sale will aid children’s hospital

A group of local Girl Scouts will be offering lots of ‘ade’ and aid Saturday as they take part in the “Anthem ‘Lemonaid’ Kids Helping Kids Fundraiser.” Not only will…

Bridge getting all decked out

A bridge on old Route 11, between Dublin and Fairlawn, is under renovation and should offer motorists smoother travel when the road reopens. The bridge, constructed in 1934, is in…

Duo to perform in park

This Friday’s Jackson Park Concert Series will feature the duo of Billy Joe Chambers and Al Coffey. The duo collectively holds 50 years of musical experience and, as a group,…

PCHS cage coach vote pending

Mark Hanks, former Cougar boys’ basketball head coach at Pulaski County High School, will be named the new head coach for the 2011/2012 season, according to the proposed personnel agenda…

Pawn shop victim of $16K heist

Dublin police are investigating a weekend burglary that resulted in the theft of $16,000 worth of items from an area pawn shop. Dublin Police Department Investigator Marshall Dowdy said a…

Car burglaries prompt police alert

A string of thefts from cars over the past week has Pulaski Police Department advising residents to lock their vehicles and be alert to suspicious activity. According to Pulaski Crime…

Thunderstorms cause flooding

An afternoon thunderstorm that parked itself over a portion of Pulaski County and the town of Pulaski for more than half an hour Thursday caused street flooding in several locations.…