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Pulaski Police Department names Saul ‘Officer of Year’

Pulaski Police Department  names Saul ‘Officer of Year’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Police Department Sgt. John D. Saul has been named the department’s Officer of the Year for 2012. In addition to being named the town of…

Three charged in home invasion robbery

Three charged in home invasion robbery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD – Two men are in custody and a third is being sought in connection with a Tuesday home invasion robbery in Radford. Johnie Winfield Hood,…

IRS now accepting all tax returns

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Internal Revenue Service has completed making all updates required by Congress’ last minute changes to the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA), so it is now…

Songwriting contestants sought for ‘Gathering in the Gap’ Music Festival

Entries are being accepted for a songwriting contest held as part of the Gathering in the Gap Music Festival, May 25 at the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park in…

PCHS celebrates Career and Technical Education month

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County High School’s Technical Education Center celebrated Career and Technical Education Month in February. This year’s theme was “Invest in Your Future.” Students and faculty…

PCPC collecting unwanted meds in April

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Community Partners Coalition (PCPC) will once again be collecting unused and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications as part of its annual Rx Take Back. The…

Homeowner injured in invasion robbery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD – A Radford City resident was injured Tuesday evening when he was pistol whipped during a home invasion robbery. Radford City Police Lt. Andy Wilburn…

Red Cross launches tornado app of use in tornado-prone areas

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com American Red Cross has launched a new app for mobile devices that will put potentially life-saving information in the hands of those in tornado-prone areas. The…

Radford police seeking man in weapons violation

Radford police seeking man in weapons violation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Radford City authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who showed a clerk a firearm when confronted for allegedly shoplifting an item from the…

Communities in Schools: A worthwhile investment for the New River Valley and Pulaski County

By THOMAS BREWSTER Superintendent, Pulaski County Public Schools The Governor’s Biennial Budget for 2012-14 funds Communities In Schools (CIS) for $525,000 for each year of the budget. These funds are…