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Utt: Safety is goal of Rte. 99 traffic study

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Worries by some about changes to the section of Route 99/ Main Street between Duncan Avenue and Bob White Boulevard in Pulaski may be much…

Maryland man charged in fatal wreck

RUSSELL COUNTY — A Maryland man Sunday became the second person to be arrested on serious felony charges as a result of separate fatal head-on collisions in southwest Virginia over…

‘A Year of Great Change’ Astrologer and medium make projections for 2017 and beyond

‘A Year of Great Change’ Astrologer and medium make  projections for 2017 and beyond

By BROOKE WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Some people say they’re glad to bid farewell to 2016. Others think it was a banner year. Regardless of how one views the past year, it…

Possible exchange of child porn probed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Authorities are exploring the possibility a Hiwassee man exchanged communications of a sexual nature with a juvenile he allegedly traveled to meet in the Richmond area…

Local advocates believe education key to averting crimes against girls, women

Local advocates believe education key to averting crimes against girls, women

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Morgan Harrington. Alexis Murphy. Nicole Lovell. Most of us wouldn’t know these names if it wasn’t for the tragic ways these Virginia females all died. …

U.S. Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. to resign

ROANOKE – John P. Fishwick Jr. has announced that he recently informed President Barrack Obama that he will resign as United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia effective…

Pulaski County’s jobless rate falls for 2nd month

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County’s unemployment numbers fell for the second month in a row during October, although the jobless rate in surrounding areas rose, with the exception…

Pulaski veterinarian going beyond in Middle East deployment

Pulaski veterinarian going beyond in Middle East deployment

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com After two years of Army Reserve training, Dr. Matt Watson is preparing for his first deployment, moving his veterinary skills from Pulaski to an undisclosed…

‘Y’ not get healthy for the New Year?

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com With 2017 just around the corner Pulaski YMCA is adding new programs and activities to help the community “get healthy for the New Year.” Beginning Tuesday,…

Christmas trees accepted at state park

Another Christmas season has come and gone. What will you do with that lifeless Christmas tree? Donate it to Claytor Lake State Park, and provide Christmas for the fishes. Trees…