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Locals earn state Hoop Shoot gold

Locals earn state Hoop Shoot gold

Courtesy Photo Two Pulaski County youth have earned state hoop shoot championships. Erin Russell, daughter of Dean and Gina Russell of Dublin, and Taylor Goble, daughter of Randy…

Author sharing story of courthouse shootout

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’s a story that’s been shared throughout Southwest Virginia and beyond for over a century; but local author Jerry L. Haynes will recall the…

Grant to create site ready for development

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A regional authority that owns New River Valley Commerce Park adjacent to the airport in Dublin is receiving a $150,000 per-capita grant to create…

Young lawmakers join to address millennial concerns

 By Brandon Celentano Capital News Service RICHMOND – A bipartisan, nationwide organization seeking to involve young people in politics has established a chapter in Virginia, focusing on such…

Proposals seek to spur growth in Va. distillery industry

By Zach Joachim Capital News Service RICHMOND — Virginia distillers ​may soon be toasting the General Assembly after the Senate passed a bill to let ​liquor manufacturers keep…

Ex-DMS teacher admits sex with former student

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Calling her actions deplorable, a Pulaski County judge Wednesday sent a former Dublin Middle School teacher to jail for having consensual sex with her…

Harbingers of spring

Harbingers of spring

Melinda Williams/SWT While it may seem at times like winter will never end, several clusters of blooming crocuses in front of Pulaski County Library, along with longer days…

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Cougar wrestlers experienced heading into state meet

Cougar wrestlers experienced heading into state meet

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   When you’ve done everything you can to prepare, there are…

PC indoor track and field competitive at region meet

PC indoor track and field competitive at region meet

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   LYNCHBURG – The Cougar boy’s indoor track and field 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

Cynthia Jo Anderson

Cynthia Jo Anderson, 58, of Pulaski Va., died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke Va. She was born June 11, 1959, in Radford…

Mildred Eloise Bolen

Mildred Eloise Bolen passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at the age of 60. A native of Pulaski, Va., Mildred attended Radford University and graduated with a…