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119 PCHS students graduating with honors

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Graduating from high school is a big deal, but when you exceed the standards you receive special recognition. That was the case for 119…

The Class of 2018 ready for graduation

The Class of 2018 ready for graduation

Dave Gravely/SWT Monday was a big day for the Class of 2018. The completion of the Senior Awards Assembly puts them one step closer to walking across the…

PCHS recognizes student departmental achievements

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Monday was a big day for Pulaski County High School seniors, and the Senior Awards Assembly marks them being one step closer to completion…

Man denies absconding; claims hospitalized

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Dublin man accused of absconding from probation for six months contends he was hospitalized, not on the lam. But that didn’t convince a…

VDOT closing some work zones for holiday

Staff Report To help make travel easier and safer for motorists over this weekend’s Memorial Day holiday, Virginia Department of Transportation will shut down most highway work zones.…

High School recognizes NHS students

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com The Senior Awards Assembly Monday at Pulaski County High School was a celebration of student accomplishments and accolades, as staff members recognized those students…

Pulaski County to join lawsuit

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com The Pulaski County Board of Supervisors met Monday evening at the town’s IT Building for the second time in as many months because repairs…

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CU finishes 3rd at MEC Championships

CU finishes 3rd at MEC Championships

Former Cougar wins 800, 1500-meter races   By CUMountainlions.com   BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – The Concord…

Cougar seniors lead team to victory

Cougar seniors lead team to victory

By RODNEY YOUNG yjake4@gmail.com   The Cougar baseball team held their Senior Day to recognize…

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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

Willard ‘Bill’ Vance Stump

In loving memory of Willard ‘Bill’ Vance Stump, 69, of Staffordsville, Va. Bill, a very humble and loving father, went home to be with the Lord Monday,…

Junior Edward ‘JR’ Anderson

Junior Edward “JR” Anderson, age 91, of Pulaski, Va., died Friday, May 18, 2018 in Parma, Ohio. Loving, country dancing father of Donna Kirk, Dana Riffle; deceased…