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Centenarian celebrates birthday

Imagine living through two world wars, a prohibition and it’s repeal, a depression, a presidential assassination, two George Bush’s, and the rise of cell phone’s and other portable electronics. Pulaski…

Masons to hold Alzheimer’s Walk

The Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in Virginia is seeking participants for a Southwest Virginia Alzheimer’s Walk it is sponsoring Saturday, Sept. 24, at Randolph Park in Dublin. Registration for…

Pulaski Daily Bread seeking volunteers

With “loving hands and open hearts,” volunteers at Pulaski Daily Bread perform a variety of tasks each day to help others in the community, according to Director Debbi Harrell. In…

Vet cemetery to receive Blue Star marker

Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin will become the latest location to receive a Blue Star Memorial By-Way Marker Saturday. The marker, being placed by the Blue Ridge and Southwest…

D’Amico officer assault certified

CHRISTIANSBURG – Charges against a Pulaski County physician will be decided in Montgomery County Circuit Court after a felony assault was certified to the grand jury Tuesday and three other…

Claytor Lake ‘calm’ over holiday

With most people occupied by Virginia Tech’s season opener against Appalachian State on Saturday, the waters of Claytor Lake were relatively calm for a holiday weekend. Although the number of…

Veterans Cemetery to receive Blue Star marker

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin will become the latest location to receive a Blue Star Memorial By-Way Marker Saturday. The marker, being placed by the…

Jobs funds going where needed?

A federal loan fund created to encourage banks to help small businesses create jobs has distributed almost $1.8 billion since late June, but whether the money is getting to areas…

County unemployment improves in July

While area unemployment figures showed little change overall from June to July, in Pulaski County joblessness improved by half a percent. According to the latest figures from Virginia Employment Commission,…

Welker still wants two-way traffic

Recent discussion of improving “way-finding” signage in Pulaski gave a Pulaski councilman an opportunity to renew his call for two-way traffic on Main Street. Morgan Welker attributed one-way traffic on…