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Lawson returns home to lead First Community

Pulaski native Nancy Jonas Lawson recently returned home to take a position as branch leader and mortgage loan officer of First Community Bank’s Bob White Boulevard branch in Pulaski. “I…

Moped driver injured in crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A moped driver was injured Friday when his motorbike struck a pickup truck that entered his path in the 600 block of East Main Street, police…

Fatal crash reported in Wythe Monday

WYTHE COUNTY — Virginia State Police are investigating a crash on Interstate 81 that claimed a life Monday. State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said one fatality was confirmed after a…

Man admits attack on elderly citizen

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com WISE COUNTY — A 33-year-old who admitted attacking an elderly man with a garden tool in 2016 faces up to 36 years in prison. Wise County…

Pulaski’s hidden gem: Gatewood Park gets a new vendor

Pulaski’s hidden gem: Gatewood Park gets a new vendor

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Gatewood Park and Reservoir has been supplying residents of Pulaski drinking water and recreation opportunities for almost 60 years. The Gatewood Dam was constructed in 1960…

Jury recommends 4 years for theft

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A jury has recommended a Pulaski woman with a history of theft convictions serve four years in prison for stealing a $23 item from Walmart in…

It’s Christmas! … in July

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It may be almost 90 degrees outside, but for Pulaski County Christmas Store Inc. it’s Christmas … in July. The Christmas Store is a nonprofit agency…

PFD offers hot dogs, cool down

PFD offers hot dogs, cool down

Melinda Williams/SWT Pulaski Fire Department is opening the doors of its historic firehouse Saturday, July 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., for an open house. Donations will be accepted. In…

Proposed shooting range put on hold

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Faced with opposition from multiple nearby property owners, a man who is petitioning to turn his private outdoor shooting range into a commercial venture has put…

Local musician forms the Antecedents

Local musician forms the Antecedents

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com It’s been a long way home for Billy Steele but in some ways, he never really left. For several years, the 31-year old Pulaski native traveled…