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Voting now underway for November election

RICHMOND — In-person voting started in Virginia Friday for the Nov. 2 General Election, according to Virginia Department of Elections. Also, absentee ballots will be sent to all…

Man accused of fleeing court mid-hearing

Man accused of fleeing court mid-hearing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A no-bond warrant was issued for a Max Meadows man Monday after he apparently left court during a pause in his hearing. Anthony David…

Skate park making progress

Skate park making progress

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Crews with Hiwassee based Blackstone Construction were seen putting the finishing touches on the concrete pads which will soon serve as a basketball court…

Defendant headed for drug court

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski woman authorities say was on drugs while behind the wheel of vehicle in an area parking lot in August 2020 is headed…

Injuries not serious in plane crash

Injuries not serious in plane crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com ABINGDON — A 68-year-old Ohio man escaped serious injury Monday morning when his single-engine plane went out of control while landing at Virginia Highlands…

NRCC to offer 7 and 10 week courses for fall 2021 semester

New River Community College is currently enrolling students for upcoming 10- and 7-week classes for the fall 2021 semester. Students can take classes to begin college or catch…

RU improves, adds ranking in top college listing

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Radford University has continued to improve on their educational experience for students, recently receiving recognition in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best…

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Sports

Bye-week blues: Catching up with the Cougars

Bye-week blues: Catching up with the Cougars

  While when it might come was questionable for a short time, Pulaski County enters…

Final flag costly in Cougar loss

Final flag costly in Cougar loss

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com   With just under two minutes remaining in the game Friday…

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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

Johnnie Ray Weeks

January 4, 1958 – September 14, 2021 Johnnie Ray Weeks, 63, of Snowville, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021. He was a U. S. Army veteran. Johnnie…

Helen Virginia Newman Handy Emanuel

Helen Virginia Newman Handy Emanuel, age 91 of Pulaski passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at her home. Born July 5, 1930 she was the daughter of…