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PulaskiFest to include music, food and fun

PulaskiFest to include music, food and fun

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Sweet Potato Pie, an all-female band sometimes known for serving up sweet potato pies with their musical performances, will be returning to town Sept. 26…

Drawing winner

Drawing winner

Melinda Williams/SWT Pulaski County teacher Robert Ratcliffe was the winner of a $50 Food City gift card as the winner in a random drawing by The Southwest Times during last…

NRCC announces practical nursing graduates

NRCC announces practical nursing graduates

Twenty-two New River Community College students have completed requirements for the three-semester practical nursing program. They received certificates and participated in a pinning ceremony July 31. Practical nursing graduates were…

The one day when left is right

By Lynn Adams editor@southwesttimes.com   There’s a prevailing rule of thumb when it comes to men who wear earrings: Left is right and right is wrong. But if you’re among…

Mark Rowh sports a left hand

Mark Rowh sports a left hand

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Like most left-handed people, Dr. Mark Rowh has found his own ways to work in a predominantly right-handed world. He says it’s something that has…

Being left-handed is a matter of adaptation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com David Warburton’s left-handed mother had no choice but to use her right hand when she went to school, but by the time he started his education,…

Greg Brown: Left-handedness aids in adaptation

Greg Brown: Left-handedness aids in adaptation

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Greg Brown does just about everything left-handed. It’s something with which assistant superintendent of Pulaski County Public Schools was born, and it became obvious early…

Being a lefty is advantage for Solomon

Being a lefty is advantage for Solomon

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com For Pulaski County Economic Development Director Michael Solomon, being left-handed isn’t a problem. He sees it as an advantage. “I think it makes me be more…

Volvo Group receives energy award

Volvo Group receives energy award

The Industrial Energy Technology Conference [IETC] recently awarded Volvo Group North American with a 2015 Energy Award for reducing energy usage at its eight manufacturing facilities in the United States,…

Pulaski County schools are back in session

Pulaski County schools are back in session

Students at Pulaski County Public Schools officially returned to the classrooms today as children, parents, teachers and motorists all began a routine that renews itself about this time each year.…