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Sludge slows I-81 traffic

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Traffic was estimated to be backed up more than six miles on southbound Interstate 81 Friday evening as crews worked to clean up sludge dumped from…

UAW recognized for Rolling Thunder

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Virginia General Assembly has approved a resolution (HJ 276) commending United Auto Workers Local 2069 in Dublin for 20 years of participation in the annual…

Lady Cougars advance with big 60-32 win

By Dan Callahan Sports Editor Pulaski County girls basketball coach Jason Grubb decided to dress 14 players for the opening round of the River Ridge District Basketball Tournamant hosted by…

Local 4-H members see lawmakers in action

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County 4-H members had a chance to see the process of lawmaking in action Tuesday, Feb. 7, when they attended the 16th Annual 4-H Day…

NRCC to host Black History Month program

STAFF REPORT In celebration of Black History Month, New River Community College and the college’s Black History Committee will sponsor a guest speaker and gospel music program on Sunday, February…

Missing man found in good health

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A man who went for a walk in January and failed to return home was found Friday in good health. Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis confirmed…

White: Can’t rush train set move

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com “This is not something you rush through,” Pulaski Economic Development Director John White said of the process to move Dr. Milton Brockmeyer’s train display to the…

Building condemnation appealed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The owner of condemned buildings on the former Magnox/NanoChemonics property has appealed a ruling that the buildings must be demolished. STNP, LLC filed an administrative appeal…

Participants find health and nutrition program beneficial

 By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com More than three-quarters of participants in a four-week health and nutrition program held locally in January say they have increased their activity level and are more…

Unemployment nudges upward

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County’s unemployment rate stayed steady with the state rate for the second month in a row in December, but also nudged upward. According to latest…