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Legitimacy of death penalty topic of hearing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Is Virginia’s death penalty constitutional? That’s a question that will be addressed Thursday afternoon during a motions hearing for Howard Samuel Cole, charged with capital…

Kids help out over summer break

Kids help out over summer break

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski man who depends upon a wheelchair for his mobility is getting a new ramp connected to his front porch thanks to the work…

Pulaski woman indicted for wounding child

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski woman was indicted Monday for allegedly causing “multiple” injuries, including fractures, to her 8-month-old child. According to Officer Megan Jennings with Pulaski Police Department,…

Home out of question for alleged wife robber

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man accused of robbing his wife in June will not be able to return home pending trial. Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Bradley Finch…

W.Va. men guilty in ‘smash and grab’ theft

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Two Charleston, W.Va., men have been convicted in connection with a “smash and grab” larceny in Pulaski last fall. Dennis Franklin Copen Jr., 45, and Charles…

Suspended sentence given for welfare fraud

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski woman who was receiving welfare assistance in two states received a suspended prison sentence Tuesday after pleading guilty to one felony count of welfare…

Golfers, sponsors needed for 20th annual tourney

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Participants and sponsors are being sought for one of the longest-running benefit golf tournaments in the New River Valley — the 20th annual Camp Dickenson Benefit…

NRCC offering full-day computer seminars

New River Community College will offer several day-long non-credit computer seminars this fall. These seminars are designed for daily users of Microsoft Office products and the competencies covered in each…

Specialized certificate programs offered at NRCC

New River Community College’s Office of Transitional Programs is offering two specialized PluggedInVA [PIVA] certificate programs for adult learners beginning Aug. 3. These programs help students work toward certificates in…

Pulaski woman charged with wounding child

Pulaski woman charged with wounding child

A Pulaski woman, Tuesday Danielle Manning, 20, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly causing “multiple” injuries, including fractures, to her 8-month-old child. For more information see the Wednesday edition of The Southwest…