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It’s our turn to lend a hand

It’s our turn to lend a hand

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Seven years ago an outpouring of support and assistance touched Pulaski County residents as they struggled to overcome devastation from tornadoes. God’s Pit Crew…

Board considers several issues at meeting

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Monday night’s Pulaski County Board of Supervisors meeting opened with a ceremony honoring Sergeant Deborah R. Berg, who is retiring after 22 years of…

Come sail away

Come sail away

William Paine/SWT Two boats race around the buoy at Claytor Lake Saturday as a part of the Commodore’s Cup race. The race is a series of sailing contests…

Defense wins access to juvenile report

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Defense attorneys for a registered sex offender will get to see the competency evaluation of his alleged juvenile victim and former co-defendant, but that’s…

Tree care accidents: When are homeowners liable?

Are homeowners responsible for tree care-related accidents on their property? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t simple. It depends on several factors, including state law, the circumstances of the accident,…

Dawson wants to serve Pulaski

Dawson wants to serve Pulaski

My name is Brooks Dawson and I am running for a seat on the Pulaski Town Council, to be decided at the May 1 election. I am asking…

SkillsUSA students shine at state

SkillsUSA students shine at state

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County High School sent three competitors to the Virginia Beach Convention Center Friday to compete in the 54th Annual SkillsUSA Virginia State Leadership…

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Cougar thin clads compete at Byrd

Cougar thin clads compete at Byrd

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   VINTON – The Pulaski County track and field teams found…

Cougars win semifinal game, fall in championship

Cougars win semifinal game, fall in championship

By RODNEY YOUNG yjake4@gmail.com   BLUEFIELD – The Pulaski County Cougars almost made the most…

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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

Glenn Lee ‘Buddy’ Miles Jr.

Glenn Lee “Buddy” Miles Jr., 81, of Dublin, Va., passed away Monday, April 23, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Buddy was born March…

Ronald Eugene Anders

MAX MEADOWS, Va. — Ronald Eugene Anders, age 74, of Max Meadows, Va., passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Princeton Community Hospital, West Virginia. Born Oct.…