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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…

Spring Concert features unique blend of tunes

Spring Concert features unique blend of tunes

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you have a hard time figuring out the connection between the Disney tune “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” and the spiritual hymn “We Shall Walk Through the…

Fire destroys Little Creek residence

Fire destroys Little Creek residence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Little Creek man lost some belongings Sunday night; but luckily was in the process of moving when the house he had been leasing…

Prom royalty crowned Saturday

Prom royalty crowned Saturday

Dave Gravely/SWT There were three candidates from Prom Queen and three for King, but at the end of the senior introductions only one name was called for each…

Anglers participate in bass tourney

Anglers participate in bass tourney

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Saturday saw an abundance of anglers on Claytor Lake as 149 teams vied for the $10,000 grand prize that went to the winner of…

Dublin Planning Commission reforming

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’s been about five years since Dublin held a meeting of its planning commission. In fact, it’s been so long the commission doesn’t really…

Dublin to take a hit when Wade’s closes

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The loss of a business is a blow to any community, but when it’s a small town, the financial impact can be felt even…

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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

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.…

Katherine Parm Martin

Katherine Parm Martin, age 83, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Born March 12, 1935, in Copperhill, Tenn., she…