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RU announced merger with JCHS

By Brooke J. Wood brooke@southwesttimes.com Radford University and Carilion Clinic’s Jefferson College of Health Sciences will merge under a plan announced Thursday by RU President Brian O. Hemphill. In an…

Pulaski finding value in code enforcement

Pulaski finding value in code enforcement

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com In the six months Pulaski’s code enforcement officer has been working to clean up the town she has taken on 434 cases of inoperable vehicles, unsightly…

Man pleads guilty to reduced charge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man charged with felony unlawful wounding pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced charge of misdemeanor assault under a plea agreement with the prosecution. Joshua…

Senate panel rejects stricter seat-belt law

By Irena Schunn Capital News Service RICHMOND – Split along party lines, the Senate Transportation Committee has killed a bill that would have made failing to wear a seat belt…

McGregor enjoys watching students learn

McGregor enjoys watching students learn

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Megan McGregor says her favorite part of teaching is watching her students grow. Mrs. McGregor, as students call her, teaches kindergarten at Critzer Elementary. “Many…

Carl Allen Taylor

Carl Allen Taylor, age 64, of Dublin, Va., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at his home. Born Jan. 15, 1954 in Pulaski he was the son of the late…

Wounded suspect in Giles shooting in jail

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 47-year-old man shot and wounded in an apparent attempted home invasion robbery in Giles County earlier this month is now in jail. According to New…

Gregory enlists in Marine Corps

Gregory, a 2016 graduate of Pulaski County High School, departs for Parris Island, S.C. April 9, where he will undergo training to become a 0311-Infantryman. Those who enlist in MOS…

Public urged to visit brick garden

Public urged to visit brick garden

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Friends of the Ratcliffe are encouraging people to stop by and ask about the brick garden completed last year outside the Raymond the Raymond F.…

Sex offender facing life sentence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 29-year-old registered sex offender, accused of committing forcible sodomy against minors, faces a mandatory life sentence if convicted of even a single offense. New indictments…

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