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Supreme Court sides with Virginia in uranium mining ban case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided with the state of Virginia on Monday, finding nothing improper about its decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium. The owners of a massive…

High court lets Virginia voting go ahead under redrawn map

WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginians will elect members of the House of Delegates this year using a map seen as favorable to Democrats as a result of a ruling Monday by…

Land swap may allow pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A land swap with the federal government could allow a developer to install a natural gas pipeline that crosses the Appalachian Trail. The Roanoke Times reports…

Virginia Tech player’s lawyer gets drug conviction cleared

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia Tech basketball player did not show up to his court date for a marijuana possession charge, leading a judge to find him guilty…

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana…

Scott Proctor to the rescue… A paramedic’s view of his work

Scott Proctor to the rescue… A paramedic’s view of his work

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com It happens to the best of them. As has occurred to many not lucky enough to be born here in God’s country, Scott Proctor merely meant…

First responders recruiting blood, platelet donors

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski and Dublin police and Pulaski fire departments are battling this week to see which agency can recruit the most people to donate blood or platelets…

Local projects receive nearly $1M in funding

Local projects receive nearly $1M in funding

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded almost $1 million in grant funds to two projects in Pulaski and one at the regional industrial park in Dublin.…

Food connections topic of Monday workshop

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Food is something everyone has in common. If given the option, most will come in contact with some form of food just about every day. Following…

Local volunteers named ‘Leading Lights’

Local volunteers named ‘Leading Lights’

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com New River Valley Leading Lights has recognized three Pulaski County residents for volunteer service. Formed in response to the mass shooting at Virginia Tech in 2007,…

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