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Friday Football Scores for 9-21-18

Friday’s Scores By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL= Amelia County 41, Bluestone 10 Appomattox 49, Dan River 33 Arcadia 48, Broadwater Academy 0 Atlee 28, Armstrong 18 Blacksburg…

Crews from FOCL clear debris from Claytor

Crews from FOCL clear debris from Claytor

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Former Hurricane turned Tropical Storm Florence, combined with another preceding set of rain storms, have increased the flow of the New River dramatically in…

Absentee voting begins Friday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Those who wish to vote by absentee ballot in the Nov. 6 General Election can do so starting Friday. Registered Virginia voters who meet…

Clues sought in missing infant case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com MONTGOMERY COUNTY — It’s been nine days since a Montgomery County woman reported her 3-month-old infant missing. A Roanoke man, Andrew Terry, stands charged…

Minor League Baseball Attendance Reaches Nearly 40.5 Million in 2018

PETERSBURG, Fla. — A total of 40,450,337 fans passed through the gates at Minor League Baseball games in 2018, marking the 14th consecutive season that Minor League Baseball’s…

Good Sam seeks caring volunteers

If you have the compassion it takes to help people through the final stages of life, Good Samaritan Hospice needs you. The nonprofit organization is seeking men and…

Former college student found guilty for role in teen’s death

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A jury found a former Virginia Tech student guilty Thursday for her role in the death of a 13-year-old girl two years ago. Jurors…

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

Rev. Chester E. Linkous

The Rev. Chester E. Linkous, 89, of Draper, Va., passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Chester is proceeded in death by his parents,…

Hazel Fay ‘Peggy’ Porter

Hazel Fay “Peggy” Porter, age 85, of Pulaski, Va., peacefully passed away surrounded by cherished loved ones Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at Lewis Gale Hospital, Salem, Va.…