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He walked the line: Cash tribute rocks Pulaski Theatre

He walked the line: Cash tribute rocks Pulaski Theatre

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Saturday evening was another night of great entertainment as Terry Lee Goffee brought The “World’s Premier” Johnny Cash Tribute to the historic Pulaski Theatre. Goffee, a…

Gather unused meds, Take Back nearing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’s time to gather together your unused, expired and unwanted prescription and nonprescription medications because Saturday is National Prescription Take Back Day. Pulaski County residents have…

Hoop Dancing at the Pulaski Theatre

Hoop Dancing at the Pulaski Theatre

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Lakota Sioux performer Tokeya Inajin, also known as Kevin Locke, wowed the audience at Sunday afternoon’s show at the Pulaski Theatre. Locke’s show mixed storytelling, flute…

Small animal care offers students training

Small animal care offers students training

By ERIN ALDERMAN SWT Media Intern Junior Jaden Asbury has a special love for animals, which is why she decided to intern at the Pulaski County Humane Society. At the…

Detour, closures planned at Exit 105

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com MONTGOMERY COUNTY — A detour, ramp closures and other traffic pattern changes were implemented on Interstate 81 Friday as part of ongoing New River Bridge replacement…

New campaign seeks to help pregnant opioid users

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A new campaign has launched in Virginia to help pregnant mothers who abuse opioids or other drugs. The Roanoke Times reports that several groups have partnered…

Fire breaks out at top of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Firefighters are battling a massive blaze at the French capital’s iconic Notre Dame Cathedral. Flames and black smoke were seen shooting from the base of the medieval…

FOCL does more than meets the eye

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com For over a quarter of a century, the Friends of Claytor Lake (FOCL) have worked for the betterment of Pulaski County’s favorite body of water. Though…

Lake hosts ‘Hike for Hospice’ fundraiser

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com People of all abilities have a chance to help support the New River Valley’s only nonprofit hospice Sunday, April 14, by taking part in the fourth…

They’re poets and they know it

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com The Pulaski Public Library hosted a poetry reading this week featuring two local poets, both of whom have been published. The first to read was Kevin…