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Ride to the Wall: UAW/Veterans Committee and Volvo Trucks NRV continues to recognize Memorial Day

Ride to the Wall: UAW/Veterans Committee and Volvo Trucks NRV continues to recognize Memorial Day

Staff Report Saturday, May 26, at 8 a.m., the front lawn of the union hall at UAW Local 2069 (across from the Volvo Truck Plant) will be filled with veterans…

Sheriff’s Department gearing up

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Last February, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department applied for a Byrne Justice Assistance Grant, totaling more than $31,000. The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program…

PCHS recognizes SRO

PCHS recognizes SRO

Courtesy Photo Members of the PCHS Criminal Justice course took time to thank School Resource Officer and Sheriff Deputy Tom Troy Wednesday for his service to the school. The students…

May is National Bicycle Safety Month

RICHMOND, Va. – As part of National Bicycle Safety Month, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) urges bicyclists and drivers alike to respect the rules of the road –…

Pulaski man enters vehicles uninvited

Pulaski man enters vehicles uninvited

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes .com An unusual incident occurred late Tuesday afternoon in downtown Pulaski, resulting in the arrest of one individual and minor injuries to two Pulaski Police Officers.…

National Kids to Parks Day coming to Claytor Lake

By WILLIAM PAINE William.paine@southwesttimes.com The National Kids to Parks Day event occurs this Saturday, May 19, and Claytor Lake State Park will mark the occasion with a variety of activities.…

Pulaski employees get a raise

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com The Pulaski town council held a work session Tuesday evening and dealt with the issue of employee salaries. After some discussion, three of the four council…

Local Somalia vet to speak at Volvo

Local Somalia vet to speak at Volvo

Staff Report Many of you are familiar with the Academy Award winning movie Black Hawk Down, but many people don’t know or have forgotten why our troops were in Somalia.…

County sports physicals help young athletes

County sports physicals help young athletes

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Each year a group of doctors, nurses and other volunteers work together to ensure that Pulaski County athletes have a chance to get their annual Virginia…

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski organizes event to honor volunteers

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski organizes event to honor volunteers

In honor of the recent National Volunteer Week, LewisGale Hospital Pulaski held a volunteer appreciation luncheon to recognize its 40 active volunteers and chaplains. Over the last year, the group…