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Route 99 study on tonight’s council agenda

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Tonight’s Pulaski Town Council work session will include the presentation of a study on retail feasibility along the Route 99 corridor. The study, submitted to…

Nurse drives to demolish cancer

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   What does a palliative care nurse do? “I deal with a lot of patients that have either chronic or serious illnesses, many of which are…

Frontier Village fire shuts down streets, rail

Frontier Village fire shuts down streets, rail

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Fire destroyed most of the Frontier Village structure along the railroad tracks and Commerce Street Monday evening, shutting down many southwest Pulaski streets and rail…

Juveniles accused of shooting motorist

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Two juveniles are facing charges after they allegedly shot and wounded a Pulaski County motorist with a pellet gun late Sunday. Sheriff Jim Davis said…

Appalachian won’t seek fuel factor increase

ROANOKE – Appalachian Power Co. announced Friday it is not seeking an increase in the fuel factor component of its electric rates. The company filed a request with the Virginia…

PAT provides citizens with wonderful service daily

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Area Transit (PAT) is serving citizens of the town with rides in safe, clean buses, each equipped with a wheelchair lift and two car…

Guns, Hoses square off this weekend

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Area law enforcement and emergency services personnel will take to the softball diamond again next weekend to help raise money for Safe Haven Child Visitation…

Elmer Huff, notable Pulaski educator, passes away

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Elmer Huff, who passed away this week, was an educator in various Southwest Virginia school systems for 36 years and spent most of his career…

Pulaski residents arrested in prostitution sting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Two Pulaski residents were among seven people arrested Thursday in a prostitution sting conducted by Montgomery County-area law enforcement and the FBI.…

Benefit Ride Planned for Wytheville Woman

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Sarah King is a 26 year old woman from Pulaski, now living in Wytheville, who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident March 14 in…