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Salem District: Expect slick or icy roads tonight and tomorrow

Salem District: Expect slick or icy roads tonight and tomorrow

SALEM – The wintry mix of precipitation that is forecasted to begin late tonight and continue into Thursday may cause slick roads in parts of southwestern Virginia, particularly…

Police investigating child’s death

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an elementary school aged child Tuesday evening. Sheriff Mike Worrell said deputies and rescue personnel…

Chromebooks open new chapter in education

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwestimes.com This week all freshmen at Pulaski County High School are set to receive brand-new laptop computers, known as Chromebooks, to aid in their school…

School Board talks basketball, hears of special needs

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com This week’s meeting of the Pulaski County School began with a moment of silence dedicated to 48-year-old Helen Allen, a school bus driver who…

State celebration to have local focus here

State celebration to have local focus here

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Civil War, World War I and World War II have taken center stage in commemorations over the past few years, but that doesn’t…

Insurance cases combined again

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Although their past two court appearances were separate, two former Pulaski insurance agents charged with embezzlement will return to court together in January. A…

Newbern COG recognizes Veterans

Newbern COG recognizes Veterans

Courtesy Photo The Newbern Church of God held a special service Sunday, recognizing the many Veterans in their church. Dana Jackson, a Navy Veteran, was the guest speaker…

Polls

The Town of Pulaski began putting up their Christmas wreaths around town Monday in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. Is it too early for Christmas?

  • a. I usually wait until after Thanksgiving to start thinking about Christmas. (75%, 59 Votes)
  • b. I don’t usually put my tree up until about two weeks before Christmas. (23%, 18 Votes)
  • c. I put my Christmas tree up right after the Fourth of July and keep it up until summer vacation! (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 79

Sports

PC thin clads represent at state meet

PC thin clads represent at state meet

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   WARRENTON – The Pulaski County High School boys and girls…

Cougars advance, defeat Danville 17-14

Cougars advance, defeat Danville 17-14

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com DANVILLE – The Cougar football team came out strong, faded just…

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Editorials

Jackson Park’s light display

From one end to the other, Jackson Park is all aglow, decked out with a sizable drapery of tree lights greeting passersby on First Street. But this…

Chamber meets at historical site

Draper is a small town with a railroad and ties to the Baltimore Road that carried many travelers from north to south and south to north. The…

Obituaries

Helen Louise Allen

Helen Louise Allen, age 48, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 at the Lewis-Gale Hospital, Salem, Va. Born Nov. 2, 1970, in Pulaski, Va.,…

Willis Conner

Willis Conner, age 81, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at the Lewis-Gale Hospital, Pulaski, Va. Born Feb. 6, 1937, in Pulaski, Va., he…