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Sparks fly at Pulaski budget meeting

Sparks fly at Pulaski budget meeting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’s intended as a time town council members can hash out budget issues amongst themselves and with town staff, but sparks flew at Pulaski Town Council’s…

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closure scheduled for Rt. 114 in Montgomery County

  The following is a traffic alert from Virginia Department of Transportation’s Salem district office: On Monday, March 18, a lane closure will be in place on eastbound Route 114…

BBB warns of loan modification scam

Roanoke–Several consumers in Western Virginia have been contacted by loan modification companies offering services in direct violation of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulations. While there are many reputable mortgage relief…

Psychiatric Society recognizes Yost

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Psychiatric Society of Virginia named 12th District Delegate Joseph Yost its 2013 Legislator of the Year for his “emergence as an advocate for access to care…

Volunteer Day at the YMCA a major success

Over 35 volunteers for the Hensel Eckman YMCA donated their time and financial support to paint and clean the Cardiac Fitness Center this past Wednesday and Thursday, March 6 and…

Ceol Leinn bringing Irish cheer to Pulaski

Ceol Leinn bringing Irish cheer to Pulaski

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Celtic group Ceol Leinn will kick off the St. Patrick’s Day weekend with some Irish cheer at Pulaski Theatre Friday, March 15. The theatre, 14…

Pulaski shows strong in SkillsUSA disctrict competition

Pulaski shows strong in SkillsUSA disctrict competition

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County High School Technical Education students won 25 awards at the SkillsUSA District VII competition, hosted by Patrick Henry High’s Roanoke Technical Education Center. The…

I-81 wreck leads to fourth DUI charge

I-81 wreck leads to fourth DUI charge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A wreck on Interstate 81 in Pulaski County Tuesday resulted in a Leesburg man being charged with a fourth offense of driving under the influence of…

Splash park may leave taxpayers drenched

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Faced with the possibility of a tax increase, Pulaski County Board of Supervisors expressed concern Monday that building a splash feature at Randolph Park might be…

Tornado drill quick and quiet

Tornado drill quick and quiet

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Schools participated in Tuesday’s statewide tornado drill, along with possibly over 1,000,000 other Virginians who agreed to take part. At Pulaski Elementary, the announcement…