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Van owner served zoning charge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A May 8 hearing is set in Pulaski County General District Court to determine whether the owner of a Route 11 van business has…

Draper Community Park to hold potato fundraiser

Draper Community Park to hold potato fundraiser

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com The Committee for the Draper Community Park is having a Potato Bar Fundraiser at the Draper Mercantile from 5:30 till 8 p.m. Thursday, March…

Middle school musical set for four performances

Middle school musical set for four performances

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Guys and Dolls, the first ever musical put on with both Pulaski Middle School and Dublin Middle School drama students, is set to take…

Cougars roar at choral assessment

Cougars roar at choral assessment

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com EMORY – Members of the Pulaski County High School Choral Department traveled to Emory and Henry University Friday, March 15, to participate in the…

It’s Fresh Air Fund Day in Va.

It’s Fresh Air Fund Day in Va.

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com In recognition of Virginia families who have helped low-income New York City children experience summer adventures that will last a lifetime, Gov. Ralph Northam…

Celebrating Recovery: Organization holds open house to clarify mission

Celebrating Recovery: Organization holds open house to clarify mission

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Last week several local members of Celebrate Recovery held an open house to spread their message of hope and healing based on Christian principles.…

Virginia celebrating women veterans

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com For the second year, the Commonwealth of Virginia is giving special recognition to women who have served in the nation’s armed services through Virginia…

Polls

The Town of Pulaski began putting up their Christmas wreaths around town Monday in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. Is it too early for Christmas?

  • a. I usually wait until after Thanksgiving to start thinking about Christmas. (75%, 59 Votes)
  • b. I don’t usually put my tree up until about two weeks before Christmas. (23%, 18 Votes)
  • c. I put my Christmas tree up right after the Fourth of July and keep it up until summer vacation! (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 79

Sports

Lady Cougar softball earns first win of the season

Lady Cougar softball earns first win of the season

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   The Lady Cougar softball team earned their first win of…

Lady Cougar soccer pulling together

Lady Cougar soccer pulling together

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   When you’re already not the largest program in the area,…

Archives

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

Robert Lee Pennington Sr.

Robert Lee Pennington Sr., age 89, of Radford, Va., passed away peacefully at his home Friday, March 15, 2019. He was born July 14, 1929, in Konnarock,…

David Ray Patton Sr.

David Ray Patton Sr., 79, of Pulaski, Va., died Saturday, March 16, 2019 in the VA Medical Center, Salem, Va. He was born in Bland County, Va.,…