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County receiving $1 million in grant funds

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County is among multiple localities, state agencies and nonprofits selected to receive a portion of $50 million in grant funds administered by Department…

Moss’ Calfee Park painting on display

Moss’ Calfee Park painting on display

Staff Report Buckley Moss’ painting of Pulaski’s Historic Calfee Park, home of the Pulaski Yankees, is on display at Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley for…

Agencies partnering today for a better tomorrow

Agencies partnering today for a better tomorrow

As this school year has come to a close, local organizations in Southwest Virginia are making investments now to ensure the 2018-2019 academic year is as successful as…

Stock car driver turned fireman races to help community

Stock car driver turned fireman races to help community

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Given the name, perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Snowville Volunteer Fire Department members spent much of their time this spring, not…

Extension offering cooking class for kids

By SARAH D. BURKETT Virginia Cooperative Extention Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Family and Consumer Sciences will offer a four-day cooking and fitness program for Pulaski County youth, ages 7-13,…

Painting exhibit inspired by Mary Draper Ingles

Painting exhibit inspired by Mary Draper Ingles

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — While many artists create their paintings in studios, some choose to challenge the elements by capturing moments outdoors, or “en plein air.”…

School board gets update on middle school

By WILLIAM PAINE William.paine@southwesttimes.com “Things are starting to get more exciting than they have been,” Brandon Taylor, a representative of SKANSKA, the multi-national company overseeing construction of Pulaski…

Polls

A big debate as we move into summer is which season are you a bigger fan of? Some like it hot, some would rather be able to put on a sweater. Everybody has their own opinion, what’s yours?

  • D. FALL! Cool evenings, warm days and football on Friday nights! (47%, 40 Votes)
  • C. SPRING! I know, it rains a lot, but at least it’s not winter. (27%, 23 Votes)
  • A. SUMMER! I like sand under my feet and the beach breeze in my face. (23%, 20 Votes)
  • B. WINTER! If I want to get warmer, I can add a blanket or put on an extra shirt. (3%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 86

Sports

PC soccer players receive All-Region, District honors

PC soccer players receive All-Region, District honors

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   The official list of players selected for the All-Region 4D…

King out as Cougar head coach

King out as Cougar head coach

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   After five seasons as the head coach of the Cougar…

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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

Doris Elaine Tabor Collins

Doris Elaine Tabor Collins, age 80, of Max Meadows, Va., passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018. She was born Nov. 26, 1937, in Pulaski County, Va., daughter…

Debra ‘Debbie’ Lee Riggins Fogarty

Debra “Debbie” Lee Riggins Fogarty, age 60, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Born July 13, 1957, in Wytheville, Va., she was the daughter…