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Feds charge Salem man in Dublin firearm thefts

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com ROANOKE — A Salem man is facing federal charges for allegedly stealing firearms from a Dublin pawnshop Nov. 24. Brian McGinn, spokesman for the…

Dublin Christmas Parade is Saturday

Dublin Christmas Parade is Saturday

Staff Report Temperatures are supposed to be milder this weekend, but Dublin Christmas Parade may have to contend with rain. Early forecasts are calling for potential flooding from…

High School and the 5 C’s

High School and the 5 C’s

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com This year, students at Pulaski County High School are taking part in a new educational program which involves what are referred to as Extension…

4-H seeks counselors, leaders for June camp

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Application packets are now available for those interested in spending a week serving as a counselor or leader at 4-H Camp on Smith Mountain…

Christmas celebration set at Claytor Lake

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Claytor Lake State Park staff invites the community to visit Saturday during the park’s annual Christmas celebration. Visitors will use natural materials to make…

Signal at new school approved by VDOT

Signal at new school approved by VDOT

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com After much discussion and prolonged traffic impact analyses, it was announced at the Tuesday Pulaski County School Board meeting that VDOT has given the…

Snow day fun!

Snow day fun!

William Paine/SWT When the kids are out of school, they still need something to occupy their time. What’s more fun to do on a snow day than grabbing…


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


Indoor track and field compete at LU

Indoor track and field compete at LU

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County indoor track and field teams traveled to…

Gators shine in first swim meet of season

Gators shine in first swim meet of season

By ADAM PACE Pulaski YMCA   The YMCA of Pulaski County Gators swim team participated…



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…


Peggy Sayers

Peggy Sayers, 77, of Draper, Va., died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 at her home. She was born in Wythe County, Va., May 6, 1941, and was the…

Richard Douglas Blevins

Richard Douglas Blevins of Pulaski, Va., was accepted into the loving embrace of Christ Dec. 5, 2018. Richard was born March 21, 1929, in Logan, W.Va., to…