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Steven Bogert moving toward permanent home

Steven Bogert moving toward permanent home

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com It was last Monday morning when I received a call from Steven Bogert from his room at the Budget Inn in Pulaski. He told me that…

Dentists cleared to give COVID vaccines

RICHMOND — Gov. Ralph Northam has authorized emergency legislation allowing dentists and other health care professionals to administer COVID-19 vaccines. Northam signed the legislation Wednesday, making the law immediately effective.…

Va. unveils centralized vaccine registration

RICHMOND — Virginians who have not already pre-registered to get a COVID-19 vaccine can now do so online at vaccinate.virginia.gov or by calling 877-VAX-IN-VA. Gov. Ralph Northam unveiled Virginia’s new…

Swab kit scam apparently unique

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com An apparent scam reported by a local cardiologist’s office that involved at least one patient receiving a home-delivered test kit apparently is unique. A spokeswoman for…

County acquires business center, launches program

Pulaski County has a new program focusing on providing assistance and support to small businesses and local entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business. The rollout of the small…

Griffith: bail would be ‘treason of peace’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Granting bail for the man charged with felony murder in the traffic death of a Pulaski County deputy would amount to “treason of peace on Pulaski…

Pulaski has arts funding available

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Local arts organizations that could use a little extra money to accomplish their mission may be eligible for assistance through town of Pulaski. Each year, the…

Random Acquaintance of Ruthie and Caitlyn of Exxon

Random Acquaintance of Ruthie and Caitlyn of Exxon

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com While many if not most of our readers spent Valentine’s Day in the arms of loved ones, I made a date with one Steven Bogert, a…

Fallen tree blocks interstate

Fallen tree blocks interstate

William Paine/SWT This pine tree fell across the right lane of Interstate-81 at approximately 8:10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18. No accidents were reported as a result of this tree fall…

Director, Teacher, Actor: Our Neighbor, Jeff McCoy

Director, Teacher, Actor: Our Neighbor, Jeff McCoy

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com “Once you get that applause and everything, you’re suddenly sitting there going, ‘Oh, that was actually pretty cool,’” stated Jeff McCoy. “That’s one of the things…