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Arts grant to help create ‘Pulaski Palette’

Arts grant to help create ‘Pulaski Palette’

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski and its partners are chipping in to match a $30,000 grant to bring more art to Pulaski. “The grant is basically an effort to…

Fall Classic offers big bucks to anglers

Fall Classic offers big bucks to anglers

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com More than 200 boats are expected to jockey for position Saturday on Claytor Lake for the first-ever Fall Classic fishing tournament, where more than $100,000…

Teddy Bear Day

Teddy Bear Day

It was November 1902 when President Theodore Roosevelt, following an unsuccessful hunting trip, refused to shoot a bear that had been caught and tied to a tree so that his…

Tribe challenging pipeline has some advantages in courtroom

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American Indians challenging an oil pipeline that would cross four states have some legal advantages in a courtroom, particularly their tribe’s status as a sovereign…

Forum puts focus on how Clinton is judged compared to Trump

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — For months, Hillary Clinton’s supporters have griped that she’s held to a higher, harder standard than Donald Trump. After Wednesday night’s forum on national security,…

Community U directs focus to Pulaski Rising

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski’s present and future were the focus of three different speakers during Tuesday’s town council meeting. Speaking for Pulaski Community U, Michael Reis explained that…

Plans for building a new church include preserving congregation’s 123-year-old history

Plans for building a new church include preserving congregation’s 123-year-old history

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Members of the historic First Baptist Church West Dublin are planning their next move in a brave new plan to build a new church while…

Work release authorized for Dublin woman

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Dublin woman serving an eight-month sentence for violating probation will be allowed to return to her job on work release if she meets jail requirements…

Wounding charge advances in Pulaski shooting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Two felony charges stemming from a February shooting in Pulaski have advanced to the grand jury. Charges of aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm…

Galax man admits making child porn

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com ABINGDON — A Galax man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to child pornography charges that will put him in federal prison for at least 15…