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‘Close Encounters’ delayed for sound upgrades

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com This Friday’s planned showing of “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” at Pulaski Theatre is being postponed until February due to equipment upgrades at the theatre.…

‘Wrongful death’ trial to begin Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A “wrongful death” trial stemming from the May 2013 death of a 6-year-old Darin Conner at Busy B’s Day Care Center in Dublin is set to…

Suspect sought in church burglary

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Dublin Police Department is seeking a man in connection with the burglary of a Dublin church. DPD investigator Wayne David said Dublin Church of God…

Rice recognized for service during Battle of the Bulge

Rice recognized for service during Battle of the Bulge

BLACKSBURG — Frances C. “Rusty” Brennan Rice of Blacksburg was recognized Saturday for her service as an Army nurse with the 7th Army in Rhineland during the Battle of the…

Local offices announce holiday closings

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   While many people throughout Pulaski County will ring in the new year this Thursday, a number of local offices and organizations will take the day…

Police investigate Pulaski stabbing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Pulaski Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred in the 900 block of East Main Street Saturday afternoon. Sgt. J.D. Neice said the incident stemmed…

Wise County man killed in crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com WISE COUNTY — Virginia State Police are investigating a wreck that claimed the life of a Wise County man Friday. According to State Police spokeswoman Corinne…

Police chief details realities of the job

Police chief details realities of the job

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Why, with the outcry from recent officer-related shootings and the subsequent execution-style slayings of police officers, would anyone want to put on a badge and…

Recycle Christmas trees at Claytor Lake

Recycle Christmas trees at Claytor Lake

Another Christmas season has come and gone. So what will you do with that lifeless Christmas tree? You can donate it to Claytor Lake State Park, and provide Christmas for…

Council authorizes contract for Marketplace

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski Town Council has authorized a contract for services that will assist the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce with its operation of The Marketplace…