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Town gearing up for PulaskiFest

Town gearing up for PulaskiFest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Jackson Park in downtown Pulaski will be bustling with activity Saturday, Sept. 29, as the town holds its annual PulaskiFest celebration. Free, family-friendly activities…

Commissioner of revenue election set Jan. 15

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Persons interested in seeking election as Pulaski County Commissioner of the Revenue have until Nov. 16 to obtain petition signatures and file paperwork required…

Hospitals have served county needs for over a century

Hospitals have served county needs for over a century

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County has a modern medical facility in LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski, but back when the town was founded in 1886, there were no medical facilities…

Volvo joins drive for N.C. hurricane relief

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com CHRISTIANSBURG — Volvo in Dublin has signed on to help Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office with a drive to collect relief items for North Carolina…

Field trip offered for home school families

PETERSBURG — A Civil War soldier museum is offering a special field trip program in October for home school families and associations. Pamplin Historical Park and The National…

Informational Medicare, Medicaid sessions set

Staff Report A series of informational meetings on Medicare and Medicaid are being held this week for those receiving services or wanting to know more about program benefits.…

Rotary helps kids get Head Start on reading

Rotary helps kids get Head Start on reading

Courtesy photo Rotary Club of Pulaski Past President Donna Travis presents a preschool book to Felicia Ba of Pulaski Head Start. The club is donating preschool books to…

Polls

The news is buzzing as Hurricane Florence approaches. Predictions vary from “we’ll get a little rain” to “this will be a historic flood.” What do you think will happen?

  • b. We’ll get hit with a bunch of rain and some wind, but it won’t be a big deal. (59%, 70 Votes)
  • c. This storm will be a huge deal. Expect major flooding and damage. (27%, 32 Votes)
  • a. This will trickle out and everybody will have gotten worked up over nothing. (14%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 118

Sports

Younger Cougars earn Thursday wins

Younger Cougars earn Thursday wins

By DAVID GRAVELY, sports@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County Middle School and junior varsity football teams…

Cougars third in VHSL power rankings

Cougars third in VHSL power rankings

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com The first round of Virginia High School League football power points…

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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

Suzette Lynn ‘Missy’ Atkins

ROANOKE — Suzette Lynn “Missy” Atkins, 47, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Tuesday, Sept 18, 2018 at her home. She was born Dec. 3, 1970, in Dover,…

Rose Ann Coffey

Rose Ann Coffey, 65, of Pulaski, Va., heard the savior call her home Sept. 19, 2018. She took His hand and entered heaven, far from the trouble…