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Remembrance of times pork

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   After living in the New River Valley for several years after college, I rolled snake eyes on employment and had to move back home to…

AMVETS keep on giving

Dear Editor, I recently had the opportunity to visit the AMVETS organization in Pulaski. I was invited by one of the members to play Bingo, and that was the magic…

Jobs Outlook in Virginia

By JAMES PEELE Special to The SWT In February, Gov. McAuliffe announced at a press conference on the Eastern Shore that Skanska owned Bayshore Products was expanding the work force…

Mushrooming interests

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Yet again, the weather keeps playing footsie with us; one minute it’s Clearly Almost Spring, and the next it’s Just Kidding, Still Winter. Even the polar…

Duncan thanks county

Dear editor, My name is Autumn Duncan. I have worked at Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for almost 12 years. On Oct. 27, 2013, I was on my way home from…

Dances with bellies

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   I miss the ’90s (which feel like they happened only 10 years ago, max) for several reasons. One of them is youth, although if I…

New American thighs

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Ideals, a glossy-cover magazine that didn’t particularly look like a magazine, stuffed with winsome paintings of pristine woods and rustic farms and cozy country churches,…

Psyching out Cupid

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   I’m sure that you’re all aware that a very special holiday is coming up in two days, one that is very dear to all our…

Battle of Cloyd’s Farm: Part V

The following is Part V in a series of articles written in 1993 and published in this “Looking Back with Lloyd Mathews” section of The Southwest Times.  The series, entitled…

The Battle of Cloyd’s Farm Part IV

The following is Part IV in a series of articles written in 1993 and published in this “Looking Back with Lloyd Mathews” section of The Southwest Times.  The series, entitled…