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Supreme Court sides with Virginia in uranium mining ban case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided with the state of Virginia on Monday, finding nothing improper about its decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium. The owners of…

High court lets Virginia voting go ahead under redrawn map

WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginians will elect members of the House of Delegates this year using a map seen as favorable to Democrats as a result of a ruling…

Land swap may allow pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A land swap with the federal government could allow a developer to install a natural gas pipeline that crosses the Appalachian Trail. The Roanoke…

Virginia Tech player’s lawyer gets drug conviction cleared

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia Tech basketball player did not show up to his court date for a marijuana possession charge, leading a judge to find…

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts…

Scott Proctor to the rescue… A paramedic’s view of his work

Scott Proctor to the rescue… A paramedic’s view of his work

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com It happens to the best of them. As has occurred to many not lucky enough to be born here in God’s country, Scott Proctor…

First responders recruiting blood, platelet donors

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski and Dublin police and Pulaski fire departments are battling this week to see which agency can recruit the most people to donate blood…

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Sports

Pulaski Yankees announce 2019 Opening Night roster

Pulaski Yankees announce 2019 Opening Night roster

2019 season gets underway Tuesday in Johnson City   The Pulaski Yankees have announced their…

Free Fishing Weekend June 7-9

Free Fishing Weekend June 7-9

RICHMOND, VA—Whether its stripers on the coast, trout in the mountains, or anything in between,…

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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

Lila Jane Sheppard Powers

Sept. 26, 1939-June 17, 2019 Lila Jane Sheppard Powers, 79, passed away at the home of her son in Pulaski Monday, June 17, 2019. She was preceded…

Nancy Caroline Ackiss

June 17, 1944-June 14, 2019 Nancy Caroline Ackiss, a native of Virginia Beach, Va., died peacefully June 14, 2019, at Highland Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Dublin, Va.,…