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Southwest Times cited for newspaper excellence in state competition

RICHMOND — The Southwest Times received 10 news and advertising excellence awards Saturday night at the annual Virginia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest awards banquet held at the Hilton Richmond…

Giles woman injured in Pulaski County crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  An 18-year-old Giles County woman was injured Saturday when she ran off Route 100 in Pulaski County just after 7:30 a.m. Capt. Jeff Saunders with Pulaski…

Wytheville named Virginia Main Street community

RICHMOND – Wytheville is one of four communities newly designated as Virginia Main Street programs. The program is administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Other…

Vulture relocation efforts appear to have been successful … for now

By Miles Bates miles@southwesttimes.com Our feathered friends have moved from Oakwood Cemetery and Prospect Avenue, the USDA Wildlife Services says, it was reported at Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council meeting.…

Town pursuing transfer of 19 acres

By Miles Bates miles@southwesttimes.com Before 19 acres of property can be signed over to James Hardie Inc., a public hearing must occur, and is scheduled for April 19. James Hardie…

Entrepreneurs propose variety of ventures in Pulaski

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Ten entrepreneurs competing for startup cash in the Launch Something Pulaski business challenge are proposing a variety of food, recreation and retail services to help revitalize…

County receives $1,000 fire mitigation grant

By Miles Bates miles@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County has received $1,000 through the Ready Set Go! (RSG) Program Mitigation Grant. This was a topic that was raised at a monthly Board of…

VCE celebrates volunteers during National Volunteer Week

By Sarah Burkett Special to the SWT Virginia Cooperative Extension are celebrating the volunteers who improve the lives of Pulaski County residents during National Volunteer Week, a time dedicated to…

At Calfee, it’s all about the ‘fan experience’

At Calfee, it’s all about the ‘fan experience’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  While the focus was on much-needed renovations at Calfee Park in 2015, this year it’s all about the “fan experience,” says Blair Hoke, Pulaski Yankees general…

Calfee Park photo gallery

Calfee Park photo gallery