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Long-time funeral home owner dies

Long-time funeral home owner dies

Cloyd DuVal Seagle Sr., long-time owner of Thomas M. Seagle & Sons Funeral Home in Pulaski, died Thursday. He was 98. Seagle received his license from the Virginia Board of…

Gavel falls in sledgehammer case: Ex-girlfriend left permanently impaired from fractured skull

Gavel falls in sledgehammer case: Ex-girlfriend left permanently impaired from fractured skull

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski man told police he intended to kill his ex-girlfriend when he attacked her with a five-pound sledgehammer in 2012, fracturing her skull and…

Odd-looking caterpillar spurs curiosity

Odd-looking caterpillar spurs curiosity

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Victor Leroy Brown didn’t know what to make of the strange, scary-looking caterpillar that fell from a tree and hit his tent Wednesday morning on…

Blue Ridge Parkway recognizes leadership of Joe Wilson and NCTA

Community leaders, former Parkway superintendents and historians will gather to celebrate the contributions of Joe Wilson and National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) at the Blue Ridge Music Center. …

Teens get opportunity to celebrate with an idol

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.–Teens who commit to safe driving could have the chance to bring Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson to their hometown for a free concert this coming school year. As…

Fans invited to honor, celebrate Pulaski Mariners’ championship

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Mariners fans will have two opportunities in the next week to recognize the team and celebrate its 2013 Appalachian League Championship title. Tuesday evening,…

Authorities interrupt ‘live cook’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Authorities executing a search warrant at a Christiansburg home Wednesday interrupted what they called a “live cook” of methamphetamine. According to Christiansburg spokeswoman…

Roof of vacant Pulaski building collapses

Roof of vacant Pulaski building collapses

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The roof of a vacant building on the west side of Pulaski collapsed Wednesday afternoon, forcing town officials to demolish the remaining structure. Todd Garwood,…

VT Corps of Cadets Homecoming to feature flyovers of WWII vintage aircraft

VT Corps of Cadets Homecoming to feature flyovers of WWII vintage aircraft

BLACKSBURG—Typically among the largest alumni reunion events held on campus each year, the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Homecoming is set for Sept. 21 in conjunction with the home football…

Mystery mosquito identified by VT

Mystery mosquito identified by VT

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Franky Lovern, a Pulaski native who lives near the New River Valley Baptist Church, around the Veterans Hill area, had noticed more mosquitoes around his…