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Candidate forum set for Oct. 19

Candidates in Pulaski County sheriff and Virginia House of Delegates races will be answering questions during an Oct. 19 forum at New River Community College. The forum, which…

PCHS grad wins Emmy award for work on HBO’s ‘VEEP’

PCHS grad wins Emmy award for work on HBO’s ‘VEEP’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Not many people can put an Emmy award win on their resume, but 1980 Pulaski County High School graduate Jim Gloster can. Gloster has…

New operations director gets full plate

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com When Jesse Shull stepped in as Pulaski County Public School’s new operations director less than three weeks ago he was handed a full…

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com With the installation of new traffic lights at the intersection of Bob White Boulevard and East Main Street (Rt. 99), the oldest traffic lights…

County, schools disagree over calculation

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com While Pulaski County Public School’s central office is grateful for everything they receive from the county annually to help fund operations, they disagree…

One-day computer workshops offered this month

New River Community College will offer three introductory one-day workshops on Microsoft Office Word and Excel programs this month. “Word: Introduction” (#8666) familiarizes the student to the Word…

Red Sun on PROFIT 500 list

Red Sun Farms has been named to the PROFIT 500 list for 2017. The greenhouse grower harvests tomatoes at its Dublin facility, where 90 people are employed, and…

Polls

Q. Monday was the 16h anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2011 attacks on the United States. What are you feelings on that event today?

  • A. I think a terrorist attack is as possible today as it was then. (56%, 70 Votes)
  • B I think America is safer today than it was then. (34%, 43 Votes)
  • C. I think American needs to do more to keep citizens safe. (10%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 126

Sports

Cougars shine against Cavaliers

Cougars shine against Cavaliers

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com HILLSVILLE – Pulaski County still made a few mistakes, but they…

Friday Night Football Scores 9-15-17

Friday’s Scores The Associated Press Abingdon 29, Christiansburg 7 Amelia County 38, Cumberland 14 Arcadia…

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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…

Eye of beholder sees what may be

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are not the only politicians in the news. Gov. Terry McAuliffe has joined them as the FBI conducts an investigation of funds…

Obituaries

Lonnie Joe Adams

Lonnie Joe Adams, 78, formerly of Dublin, Va., passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. He was a general contractor in the New River Valley for 40 years…

Sylvia Jean O’Dell Tiller

Sylvia Jean O’Dell Tiller, age 77, of Hiwassee, Va., passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at her home. Born June 1, 1940 in Pulaski County, Va., she…