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Charlie Daniels dead at 83

Charlie Daniels dead at 83

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com   The official website for The Charlie Daniels Band has reported the passing of country music Hall of Fame member Charlie Daniels.   Daniels died Monday…

Snowville’s Masonic Lodge: Serving since 1865

Snowville’s Masonic Lodge: Serving since 1865

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com It’s the Independence Day weekend and so what better than to take a look at an organization that was around at the time of the founding…

Jobless picture improves in May

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, May unemployment figures showed marked improvement over April statistics, according to figures released Wednesday by Virginia Employment Commission. Pulaski County’s jobless…

Draper man facing child porn charges

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Draper man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly possessing obscene materials, including child pornography. New River Valley Regional Jail records show Jon-Michael Ryan Lynch, 34, is…

NRCA conducting needs survey

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com New River Community Action (NRCA) urges residents to complete a survey designed to help the agency assess what services are important to the low-income community and…

Registration open for reading program

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Registration is now open for youth and adults interested in taking part in Pulaski County Library System’s Summer Reading Program. Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the…

Nice catch!

Nice catch!

Courtesy photo Nathan and Lily Marshall had a great day at the lake recently. The brother and sister combo spent the evening of June 10 at Claytor Lake fishing near…

Phillips reports for basic training

Phillips reports for basic training

U.S. Army Reserve Private Raymond James Phillips has reported for Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. PVT. Phillips, who is a rising senior at Pulaski County High School, enlisted…

Pulaski County Democrats invite candidates for Commonwealth Attorney position

Interested candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Pulaski County Commonwealth’s Attorney are invited to give notice in writing to Pulaski County Democratic Committee Chair Suzanne Bowen by Wednesday, July 22.…

Fixing what ails you: Our Neighbor Lisa Gray

Fixing what ails you: Our Neighbor Lisa Gray

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Not long ago, I received a phone call from a woman explaining that a prominent general surgeon in the area wanted to discuss the subject of…