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Special Called School Board meeting scheduled

The Pulaski County School Board will meet on Monday, June 28, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. for a Special Called School Board Meeting at Pulaski County Middle School. The…

Claytor Cleaning set for July: FOCL declares All-Lake Clean Up month

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com The Friends of Claytor Lake (FOCL) have declared July 2021 to be All-Lake Clean Up month and are encouraging lakesters of all descriptions to…

Two PCHS students named B’nai B’rith Award nominees

Two PCHS students named B’nai B’rith Award nominees

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Two recent Pulaski County High School graduates have been named as nominees for the annual B’nai B’rith Award. Those two students selected as nominees…

Randolph Park hosts ‘ham’ radio event

Randolph Park hosts ‘ham’ radio event

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Amateur or “ham” radio operators from throughout the New River Valley are demonstrating their skills at Randolph Park Saturday as part of a nationwide…

County takes part in tourism program

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski is among the first eight communities to take part in a tourism program offered through Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC). According to VTC, DRIVE…

Daily Bread needs Monday cooks

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you can slice, chop or dice, and have Monday mornings free, Pulaski Daily Bread needs your help! Starting July 12, the nonprofit soup…

Sunday house fire claims cat

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Sunday night house fire in southeast Pulaski claimed the life of a cat and left the residence temporarily uninhabitable. Pulaski Fire Marshal Todd…

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Sports

Cougars advance to Region semifinals

Cougars advance to Region semifinals

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com   It took an extra inning, but the outcome made it…

River Turtles drop rain shortened game

River Turtles drop rain shortened game

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com   The Burlington Sock Puppets came out of the gate hot…

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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

Agnes Louise Arnold Hurst

Agnes Louise Arnold Hurst, 95 of 313 Galway Ave., Dublin, VA died Tuesday evening, June 22, 2021 in the LewisGale Hospital Pulaski. She was born in Wythe…

Virginia ‘Jinny’ Starkey Self

Virginia “Jinny” Starkey Self, 77, of Richmond, VA, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester Earl Starkey and Virginia…