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Bridging the gap between police, policed

By ADAM GELLER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — On an unusually cool night for summer, Mike Perry and his crew thread the sidewalks running through Staten Island’s Stapleton Houses,…

To some, Trump is a desperate survival bid

By CLAIRE GALOFARO Associated Press LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Kirk leans across the counter of the pawnshop where he works for $11 an hour. It’s less than half what…

Utility pole cross arms replaced on Rt. 99

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Contracting crews have been busy replacing cross arms and other equipment on several utility poles on East Main Street in Pulaski. At least two recent power…

36 new teachers start Friday

36 new teachers start Friday

  By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A rather large assembly of teachers will be teaching for the first time in Pulaski County’s public schools come this week – and at…

Man almost gets sentence he requested

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A self-proclaimed transient who burglarized churches in Montgomery and Pulaski counties during the Christmas holiday hoped to get the same sentence locally that he received in…

Don Jessie lands state-record hybrid bass

Don Jessie lands state-record hybrid bass

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Fishermen have a reputation for embellishing the stories of their catches — or near catches, but Don Jessie’s story isn’t just another fish tale. Jessie, owner…

$1.5M investment adds jobs to Dublin plant

$1.5M investment adds jobs to Dublin plant

  By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The recent addition of $1.5 million in new machinery will mean less outsourcing and more jobs at the Phoenix Packaging plant in Dublin. The…

Brief power outage planned this afternoon

UPDATE: The outage is scheduled for 2 p.m.   Appalachian Power Co. will interrupt the power of about 1,200 customers in the Pulaski area for repair work this afternoon.  Spokeswoman…

Hunter’s first career stop includes world of pro basketball

Hunter’s first career stop includes world of pro basketball

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Annalee Hunter is about to begin her second year cheering courtside in the fast-paced world of professional basketball. And that’s just one piece of a…

Arts champion Edna Love dies at 92

Arts champion Edna Love dies at 92

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Friends and family will gather later today to celebrate the life of Edna Love, a tireless advocate of the arts in Southwest Virginia, who passed…