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new PCHS principal appointed

A former teacher, superintendent and coach with 18 years of school administration experience will take over as principal of Pulaski County High School effective Monday. Michael S. Myers comes to…

O’Reilly’s coming to Dublin

Only weeks after opening a new store in Fairlawn, work has begun on a new O’Reilly’s Auto Parts store in Dublin. “From start to finish, the store is scheduled to…

Pulaski native Hiltzheimer dies

A Pulaski native who rose to head Sea-Land Service Inc., one of the leading containerized shipping companies in the world, Charles I. Hiltzheimer, died in late June in Charlottesville. A…

State police warn of email hoax

Authorities are warning citizens to be cautious of any email claiming to be a traffic ticket from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles or Virginia State Police. According to Sgt.…

Fair draws a crowd

The first night of the New River Valley Fair drew a crowd Monday as people of all ages came out to enjoy the rides and the ever-popular Nationwide Demolition Derby.…

Vet tax exemption law clarified by AG

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says a new Constitutional amendment that exempts veterans who have a 100 percent service-connected disability does apply to those deemed 100 percent disabled as a…

Police take Guns-N-Hoses win, 35-17

The third annual Guns-N-Hoses softball showdown took place Saturday at historic Calfee Park. Local police departments faced off against local fire departments in a softball showdown that ended in a…

NRV Fair opens Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’s an event many people from throughout Southwest Virginia look forward to each year and it opens tomorrow. The week-long New River Valley Fair kicks off…

Randolph Park thriving

In an economy that has seen more and more recreational institutions lose attendance, Pulaski County’s Randolph Park is not only thriving, but is experiencing record attendance. The park, on Alexander…

Maudie Hawkins dies at 85

Columnist Maudie Hawkins, who has reported Robinson Tract Community news for The Southwest Times for more than 15 years, died early this morning at LewisGale Hospital – Pulaski. She was…