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Pulaski to reconsider ‘fowl’ issue

Pulaski to reconsider ‘fowl’ issue

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski resident Lynn Loftus, preparing to state her case for raising chickens in town, places a small gift bag in front of each member of the…

Animal cruelty suspect a no show for court

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com An arrest warrant has been issued for a Roanoke man who failed to appear in Pulaski County Circuit Court for the scheduling of his animal cruelty…

Carr appeal moved to November

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’ll be at least mid-November before we know whether a Pulaski County court upholds a 74-year-old Pulaski man’s assault conviction. Robert Shannon Carr was sentenced to…

Route 100 to close for bridge repairs

SYLVATUS – Weather permitting, Route 100 (Sylvatus Highway) will be closed to through traffic at the bridge over Rock Creek, south of Route 749 (Little Vine Road) in Sylvatus 6:30…

James Hardie wants review of water regs

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com James Hardie Building Products pays more than $150,000 per month to pre-treat plant water discharged into the Pulaski sewer system. It’s an expense company officials…

Hometown Heroes: Pulaski music festival set for Saturday

Hometown Heroes: Pulaski music festival set for Saturday

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A daylong music concert, featuring an abundance of bands and acoustic acts, will kick off on two stages Saturday at the Pulaski YMCA, in an…

Suspect arrested in Fairlawn burglary

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Wytheville man has been arrested in connection with the burglary of a Fairlawn residence last week. Pulaski County Sheriff Mike Worrell said Adam Steven Harman,…

NR Squares offers open house, free dance lesson

No reservation is required when the New River Squares hold an open house and offer a free square dance lesson 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at Memorial Baptist Church…

Grammy winners to appear at Blue Ridge Music Center.

Grammy winners to appear at Blue Ridge Music Center.

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Old Crow Medicine Show will bring its “lickety-split tempos and kitchen-sink arrangements” to the Blue Ridge Music Center for a 4:30 p.m. performance Aug. 27. The…

Creek wall repair not ‘as easy as it appears’

Creek wall repair not ‘as easy as it appears’

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Repairing the limestone walls that run along Pulaski’s Peak Creek isn’t an easy matter, considering who owns the walls and who controls the waterway, but…

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