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Notice: Illegal disposal of curdled milk into storm drain

Pulaski, Virginia – Earlier this afternoon, KTI LTD illegally disposed of approximately 500-600 gallons of curdled milk in a storm drain located at the former Pulaski Furniture Company…

Morris convicted, sentencing scheduled

Morris convicted, sentencing scheduled

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Robert Turk today convicted Michael Dominic Morris of aggravated involuntary man slaughter and impaired driving.   According to…

Playground officially opens at Draper Community Park

Playground officially opens at Draper Community Park

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com The newly assembled playground at the Draper Community Park officially opened Monday afternoon in a ceremony attended by county officials, as well as committee…

Virginia unemployment rate drops to 4.3%

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Unemployment in the Commonwealth dropped to 4.3% for the month of June, compared to 8.8% one year ago. The new rate also represents a…

Creek cleaning turns up everything … including a kitchen sink

Creek cleaning turns up everything … including a kitchen sink

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A recent cleanup of a section of Peak Creek in Pulaski turned up a little bit of everything … including a kitchen sink. Cathy…

Third violation draws 8 months

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A man who stole a tractor and then jumped a train in Pulaski a year ago will serve eight more months in jail for…

10 years imposed in bribery case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man who tried to bribe a police officer to overlook his cocaine and let him go will serve a portion of a…

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Rosters announced For Appy League All-Star Game

Rosters announced For Appy League All-Star Game

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Appalachian League announced today the rosters for the inaugural Appy League…

Crist, Trembley to manage Appy League All-Star teams

Crist, Trembley to manage Appy League All-Star teams

Pulaski’s Clark Crist to lead East Team; Bristol’s Dave Trembley to manage West Team  …

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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

Edna Lee Love Linkous

Edna Lee Love Linkous, age 88 of Christiansburg and formerly Draper passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at her home. Born April 13, 1933 in Wallace, Virginia…

Pauline Mooney Lavinder

Pauline Mooney Lavinder, 93, of Roanoke, VA passed away Friday, July 16, 2021 at Brookdale Senior Living of Roanoke, Roanoke, VA. She was born in Pulaski, VA…