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Davis not excited about retirement — yet

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Jim Davis, the longest-serving Pulaski County sheriff since the 1940s, is retiring June 30 after 20 years at the helm of what he calls a “well-oiled…

Four charged with illegal tattooing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Four search warrants served in Pulaski this month have led to the arrests of four men on charges of illegal tattooing. Christopher S. Alley, 26, of…

Horse show slated at fairgrounds

Horseman’s Association of Southwest Virginia is holding its annual horse show at 10 a.m. Saturday at New River Valley Fairgrounds on Route 100. The show was postponed May 6 due…

Crooked Road gears up for 3rd annual Mountains of Music Homecoming

ABINGDON – The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, is gearing up for its third annual Mountains of Music Homecoming, unveiling a full event lineup, including concert schedules, artists list…

Proposed middle school cost, location revealed

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com After months – some say years – of discussion and debate, the Pulaski County School Board officially rolled out a site and cost plan for…

Council addresses ‘the elephant in the room’

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Town Council awkwardly tip-toed around what the mayor referred to as “the elephant in the room” during its Tuesday night meeting after a controversial…

Woman: Fiancé jailed because she lied

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A 19-year-old woman testified Wednesday that she lied on a criminal complaint that landed her fiancé in jail on charges of kidnapping and domestic assault. Rebecca…

Massage therapist must surrender license

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — A 40-year-old Dublin man who operated a massage therapy business in Radford can no longer work as a massage therapist after pleading guilty Tuesday…

Hot dog stand demonstrates ‘if you build it, they will come’

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The mascot for Pulaski’s newest hot dog vendor is a 9-pound dachshund named Oscar. The wiener pooch is also the CEO, according to David Hodges…

Increase in tax revenue positive sign for county

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County generated more than $450,000 in sales tax receipts for March, or almost $111,000 more than the same period a year ago. The 1…