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School board considers several matters

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Tuesday, Nov. 12, the Pulaski County School Board held their regular meeting in front of a standing room only audience. Attendance was heavy due…

Help sought identifying burglar

Help sought identifying burglar

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the public can help identify a man who broke into a Claytor Lake convenience store early Friday. The…

$65,000 awarded to groups serving county

$65,000 awarded to groups serving county

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Community Foundation of the New River Valley Wednesday awarded nearly $65,000 in grants to more than a dozen organizations serving Pulaski County. The grants…

Four thefts net nearly $6,000 in property

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Three people involved in four separate shoplifting incidents at the Dublin Walmart earlier this year made off with almost $6,000 worth of property, according…

Hagan elected to Appalachian League Hall of Fame

Hagan elected to Appalachian League Hall of Fame

Calfee Park Baseball owner David Hagan is among 13 people to be elected to the Appalachian League Hall of Fame during a special election held during the leagues’…

Woman must pay $10,000 to theft victim

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski County judge suggested a defendant sell her own property, take out a loan or do whatever is legally necessary to pay $10,000…

Food City donates to local organizations

Food City donates to local organizations

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Food City of Pulaski recently made donations to two local organizations that help feed Pulaski County citizens as a part of their annual Race…


When the new combined middle school opens next year, the old buildings will be left vacant. What would you like to see them become?

  • Tear them down and sell the property to the highest bidders, put the money toward the new school. (49%, 33 Votes)
  • Community/Rec centers with a staff that offers exercise and fitness activities year round. (31%, 21 Votes)
  • Offer them up for sale so new businesses can use them as they are. (21%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 68


Cougars head to Lynchburg Friday

Cougars head to Lynchburg Friday

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   The Cougar football team will travel to Lynchburg Friday to…

Plenty of chatter, Friday will decide the issue

Plenty of chatter, Friday will decide the issue

Pulaski County is the underdog going into their matchup Friday against EC Glass. This is…



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…


Doris Southern Horton

“… Life, not death, is God’s promised goal — So trust God’s promise and doubt Him never For only through death can one live forever!” – Helen…

Michael ‘Mike’ Anthony Gray

Michael “Mike” Anthony Gray passed away at his home Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. at the age of 53. Mike is preceded in death by his father, Irvan…