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Murder amended to voluntary manslaughter

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 47-year-old Pulaski woman, charged with the first-degree murder of an elderly man in her care, accepted a plea deal Monday that amends the charge to…

Pulaski Co. ornament bound for Richmond

Pulaski Co. ornament bound for Richmond

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The winner of the Pulaski County Christmas Ornament Contest, announced Monday, is bound for the Governor’s Mansion in Richmond. Chris Hull’s ornament – a re-creation…

NRV leads way in driverless cars

NRV leads way in driverless cars

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The future of driverless automobiles is largely taking shape right in the New River Valley. “The University of Michigan has something similar but, when it…

Nick Rush elected majority whip

Staff Reports On Sunday, the Virginia House Republican Caucus elected Delegate Nick Rush (R-Montgomery) as majority whip for the 2018-19 General Assembly. Rush will join the leadership team comprising dpeaker-designee…

Night of drinking has lifetime consequences

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A night of heavy drinking that led a Pulaski man and teenage minor to have consensual sex will have a lifetime of consequences for at least…

Terry Wayne Davis

Terry Wayne Davis, 43, of Pulaski, Va., died Saturday afternoon in Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born in Radford, Va., Feb. 20, 1974, and was the son of Malinda…

Thelma Jean Akers Anderson

Thelma Jean Akers Anderson, 81, of Pulaski, Va., died Sunday morning, Nov. 19, 2017, in LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery. She was born in Floyd County July 20, 1936, and was the daughter…

Pulaski Yankees win Business Excellence Award

Pulaski Yankees win Business Excellence Award

The Pulaski Yankees were named the winners of the 2017 Business Excellence Award during the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet last week. According to the Chamber, the Business…

NRCC offers free GED practice tests

For those interested in earning their GED credential, New River Community College is offering free GED Ready practice tests. Through Nov. 30, an individual can choose between science, social studies, math…

Scott discusses making the NRV his new home, addresses RAAP safety concerns

Scott discusses making the NRV his new home, addresses RAAP safety concerns

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Part 1 of a 2-Part Series Lt. Col. James Scott took over as commander of Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RAAP) in July, just a month…

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