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Pulaski County is … celebrating prosperity

Pulaski County is … celebrating prosperity

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Cold weather, slick roads and morning ice were not enough to cause a problem as the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce celebrated their 66th…

Inclement weather slightly slows school construction

Inclement weather slightly slows school construction

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Progress continues on the new Pulaski County Middle School in spite of several days of wet weather which slowed progress on grading work at…

A LOVE-ly meeting

A LOVE-ly meeting

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com As part of the Pu-LOVE-ski initiative, Pulaski on Main held a meeting at the Pulaski Theatre this past week to consider designs for the…

Small Business Saturday set for Nov. 24

Small Business Saturday set for Nov. 24

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com In recognition of Small Business Saturday, Pulaski On Main is launching a Shop Window Wonderland which turns empty windows into spaces for downtown businesses…

Jack of all trades – Our neighbor Ranny Akers

Jack of all trades – Our neighbor Ranny Akers

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com There are those who choose a career at a young age and stay with that particular line of work for the duration of their…

Appalachian Music comes to the Fine Arts Center

Appalachian Music comes to the Fine Arts Center

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com The Fine Arts Center of the New River Valley is hosting Jim Lloyd’s Appalachian Musician exhibit at the gallery on 21 West Main Street…

Group looking for photo of Pulaski County soldier

Group looking for photo of Pulaski County soldier

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Last week our nation took time to recognize and remember our many military veterans. Now, a group is asking for help to honor a…

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

Cougars fight but fall in Blacksburg

Cougars fight but fall in Blacksburg

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com You never want to see it end, but eventually it always…

Round 2: Cougars looking to play spoiler

Round 2: Cougars looking to play spoiler

If you ask anyone outside of Pulaski County who will win Friday night between Pulaski…

Archives

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

John Calhoun Lyerly

John Calhoun Lyerly, age 69 of Draper, Virginia passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born July 7, 1949 in North Carolina he…

Elizabeth Faye Lilly

Elizabeth Faye Lilly, age 83 formerly of Pulaski passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the Baptist Medical Center South in Jacksonville, Florida. Born February 20, 1935…