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Friday Night Football Scores 9-15-17

Friday’s Scores The Associated Press Abingdon 29, Christiansburg 7 Amelia County 38, Cumberland 14 Arcadia 36, Snow Hill, Md. 27 Auburn 15, Eastern Montgomery 14 Benedictine 14, Fork Union Prep…

Two schools fall short on accreditation

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Two of Pulaski County’s schools came close but didn’t quite make the grade to receive full state accreditation according to a report from Virginia Department…

Vendor space a ‘virtual sell-out’ for weekend market

Vendor space a ‘virtual sell-out’ for weekend market

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Fifty new vendors, including three new food vendors, have signed up for the fall Pulaski County Flea Market, being held Saturday and Sunday at New River…

Good Citizen Winner

Good Citizen Winner

Brooke J. Wood/SWT Keaton Meredith, a fifth grader at Critzer Elementary School, led the Pledge of Allegiance during the Pulaski County School Board’s September meeting, and he received the Good…

Opens houses scheduled at middle schools

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Open houses to tour conditions at Pulaski and Dublin middle schools are scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday. “We have had a number of requests to…

Sylvia Jean O’Dell Tiller

Sylvia Jean O’Dell Tiller, age 77, of Hiwassee, Va., passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at her home. Born June 1, 1940 in Pulaski County, Va., she was the daughter…

Betty Jewel (Grubb) Ward

WAYNESBORO, Va. — Betty Jewel (Grubb) Ward, 81, of Waynesboro, Va. passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.…

VT professor to speak on ‘free people of color’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Local histories are replete with stories of white citizens and, now, even slaves; but little has been told in the New River Valley of the “free…

JV Lady Cougars continue winning ways, varsity falls

JV Lady Cougars continue winning ways, varsity falls

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com The Pulaski County Lady Cougar volleyball program welcomed veterans and current members of the military to Military Appreciation Night as they hosted Christiansburg High School in…

Middle School Cougars blast William Fleming

Middle School Cougars blast William Fleming

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com The William Fleming Middle School football team paid a visit to Kenneth J. Dobson Stadium Wednesday to take on the Pulaski County Middle School Cougars.  The…