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Volvo recalling 270 workers

Volvo Trucks North America announced Thursday afternoon it will recall 270 furloughed workers to its New River Valley plant the week of Sept. 6. According to John Mies, vice president…

VDOT addresses safety concerns

Virginia Department of Transportation may have axed improvements to Exit 94 from its budget, but that doesn’t necessarily mean sight distance issues can’t be addressed. David Clarke, residency maintenance manager…

Residents seek Council’s help

The residents of Valley Road and the surrounding neighborhood in Pulaski have submitted a written request to Pulaski Town Council seeking help with water pressure. A group of neighbors submitted…

DeHaven golf cart hearing Monday

Pulaski County residents will have an opportunity Monday to weigh in on a proposed ordinance to legalize golf and utility carts on two roads near DeHaven Park. The Board of…

DeHaven golf cart hearing Monday

Pulaski County residents will have an opportunity Monday to weigh in on a proposed ordinance to legalize golf and utility carts on two roads near DeHaven Park. The Board of…

Fire destroys historic home

Fire engulfed a historic Draper home Saturday, leaving it a total loss. Dalford Phillips, chief of Draper Volunteer Fire Department, said firefighters responded to the home at the corner of…

Big Event a big success

The Refreshing Center, formerly known as the Church of God, hosted a successful community outreach back to school program on Sunday. Church members have been working for more than five…

Budget correction

A story in The Southwest Times’ Sunday, Aug. 15 edition incorrectly reported figures on the Pulaski County School budget for the 2009-10 school year. The total budget was $37,867,018 and…

Pulaski Council to contemplate Rt. 99, Exit 94

The Route 99 corridor and Exit 94 will once again be topics of discussion by Pulaski Town Council at its monthly work session Tuesday. According to the meeting agenda, Virginia…

Schools miss education marks

A report released by the Virginia Department of Education indicates that six of eight Pulaski County schools failed to meet Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) guidelines established by the federal No…