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Couple’s decision keeps business operating in Pulaski

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Fran and Travis Echols had a tough choice to make when it came to their future in Pulaski, but their decision prevented the town from…

W.Va. man charged with theft, use of bankcard

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A West Virginia man is facing 14 felony charges stemming from the theft and use of a bankcard. According to court records, Matthew Aaron Skeens, 27,…

Seniors, veterans benefit from Supplies for Seniors program

More than 200 homebound seniors and veterans in the New River Valley were recently recipients of the ninth annual Supplies for Seniors program, an annual emphasis to assist homebound, senior…

Defendant changes plea in mid-trial

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  After a day and a half of jury selection and prosecution testimony, a man charged with distributing cocaine in Pulaski County in 2014 decided to change…

Undetectable skimmer found in Pulaski gas pump

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you pay for gasoline with plastic instead of cash, you’d be advised to pay extra close attention to your financial statements each month. Pulaski Police…

Babysitter charged with abusing children

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A $10,000 secured bond has been set for a Pulaski woman accused of abusing three children left in her charge in January. New River Valley Regional…

Pulaski family attends Jimmy Carter’s Sunday school class

Pulaski family attends Jimmy Carter’s Sunday school class

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The line formed early outside Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga., on a cool January morning as people queued up in hopes of admission into…

VSP aims for safe travel with ‘Trooper Bowl’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  If you’re thinking of imbibing in alcoholic beverages while watching Sunday’s Super Bowl, you’d better think twice before getting behind the wheel. The Wytheville Division Virginia…

Probationer gets 9 months for absconding

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Newbern man who missed meetings with his probation officer for more than a year will serve an additional nine months in jail. Joseph Dean Kress,…

Glencoe Museum hosts photography show

RADFORD – Glencoe Museum & Gallery opens a new gallery exhibit Feb. 10 featuring the photography of Susan Guess. The eclectic show includes images of Southwest Virginia barns, Italian doorways…