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And the winner is…

And the winner is…

Top entries for The Southwest Times’ “The Most Dazzling Christmas Display Contest” were (above) David Allen Kinder, 5647 Pine Grove Drive, Dublin; (below) Jennifer Ison, 5012 Alum Spring Road, Pulaski;…

A visit with St. Nicholas

A visit with St. Nicholas

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com “You keep asking about my secrets,” Santa Claus says with a chuckle and twinkle in his eye. It’s his busiest time of year, but that didn’t…

Christmas store helps residents enjoy holidays

Christmas store helps residents enjoy holidays

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Around Christmastime, shopping for loved ones is a commodity that can’t be enjoyed by most in assisted-living facilities. For the past five years, the nursing…

PES students rewarded with trip to theatre

PES students rewarded with trip to theatre

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A rush of little feet scurried into Pulaski Theatre Friday, filling the lower level seats for a special holiday treat and reward. Bob McKinney, president…

Christmas brings breaks for workers

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com This week will be a short week for government workers as most enjoy a two- to three-day break for the Christmas holiday. Pulaski County School students…

Nickolas explains the story behind the tree

The Little Red Christmas Tree stops at the Hermit’s Hut. “Wait!” someone cried out. “Stop. The tree is going toward the part of the forbidden forest where the hermit lives.”…

Troopers investigate wrecks on I-81

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A South Carolina woman was injured Saturday morning in one of two separate single-vehicle crashes on Interstate 81 in Pulaski County. According to Virginia State Police…

UAW Donation

UAW Donation

Calvin Pynn / SWT Sally McCarthy (left) and Jeanette Sheffey of the Pulaski County Christmas Store receive a $750 donation from United Auto Workers President Jim Houchins (right).…

Court date continued for baby’s mother

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com The court date for the mother of an infant allegedly killed by his father almost a year ago has been continued to April. According to court…

Who will be the Biggest Loser?

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   As January approaches New Year’s resolutions come to mind and, without a doubt, many have to do with losing weight. Many resolutions quickly fade away,…