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Celebrating Recovery: Organization holds open house to clarify mission

Celebrating Recovery: Organization holds open house to clarify mission

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Last week several local members of Celebrate Recovery held an open house to spread their message of hope and healing based on Christian principles.…

Virginia celebrating women veterans

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com For the second year, the Commonwealth of Virginia is giving special recognition to women who have served in the nation’s armed services through Virginia…

Criminal Justice Program growing at PCHS

Criminal Justice Program growing at PCHS

By ERIN ALDERMAN SWT Media Intern The Career and Technical Education (CTE) building at Pulaski County High School is a place where students can sign up for certain…

NRV author speaking at The Ratcliffe

NRV author speaking at The Ratcliffe

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com New River Valley author Michael Abraham will discuss his writing process and read from his latest book, “Chasing the Powhatan Arrow,” during the March…

Man falls to death while checking clamp

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com McCOY — A 38-year-old man fell to his death from a cliff in Montgomery County Saturday while attempting to hang a hammock on a…

Roanoke TV station replacing Andy Griffith show

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia television station is replacing “The Andy Griffith Show” after a successful 35-year syndication run. The Roanoke Times reports that WDBJ-TV is moving…

$100M housing project in works

$100M housing project in works

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A new middle school isn’t the only new construction that will be occurring on Route 11 between Pulaski and Dublin over the next few…

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

Lady Cougar soccer pulling together

Lady Cougar soccer pulling together

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   When you’re already not the largest program in the area,…

Two Lady Cougars listed on All-State team

Two Lady Cougars listed on All-State team

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   The PCHS Lady Cougar basketball team saw two players recognized…

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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

David Ray Patton Sr.

David Ray Patton Sr., 79, of Pulaski, Va., died Saturday, March 16, 2019 in the VA Medical Center, Salem, Va. He was born in Bland County, Va.,…

Herman Boyd ‘Bimbo’ Branch

Jan. 25, 1952-March 10, 2019 Herman Boyd ‘Bimbo’ Branch went to be with his Heavenly Father Sunday, March 10, 2019. He will be sadly missed. He is…