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Daily Bread seeks volunteer cooks, servers

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com With schools out for the summer, Pulaski Daily Bread is in need of volunteers to help prepare and serve meals to an increased number of patrons.…

Gun violence roundtable set in Abingdon Tuesday

ABINGDON — Brian Moran, Virginia’s secretary of public safety and homeland security, is hosting a roundtable discussion on gun violence prevention in Abingdon Tuesday. The roundtable is one of six…

Snowville Troop 151 retires late veteran’s flag

Snowville Troop 151 retires late veteran’s flag

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Boy Scout Troop 151 of Snowville recently honored the late Junior Shrewsbury by retiring his American flag during a special ceremony requested by his family. Shrewsbury…

Artwork celebrates ‘Virginia is for Lovers’ 50th anniversary

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A three-dimensional “LOVE” artwork will be traveling around Virginia this summer to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the state’s “Virginia is for Lovers” slogan. The artwork…

Police: Virginia student researched bombing on school laptop

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia prosecutors say a middle-schooler is charged with threatening to bomb his school and hurt a teacher after an administrator found disturbing web searches on…

After mass shooting, Virginia gov to host gun control talks

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a series of public talks his administration will host in the run up to a July 9 special session on…

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states

BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a…

County’s new canine finds meth

County’s new canine finds meth

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Giampocaro and his K-9 partner Zeus assisted in their biggest drug bust to date this week. Monday Giampocaro conducted a traffic…

Virginia tourism industry reports revenue increase in 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s tourism industry generated $26 billion in visitor spending across all communities in 2018, a 4.4% increase over 2017. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that the…

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund

WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart,…