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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,…

A tree for the reader

A tree for the reader

Courtesy photo Pulaski County Library employee Cindy Perry checks the lights on the library’s Christmas tree made of books. Perry saw the idea in a publication and decided to build…

YMCA welcomes new program director

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A former Boys & Girls Club director is the new program director at Hensel Eckman YMCA. A 2011 graduate of Radford University, Adam Pace of Martinsville…

The little red Christmas tree: Mother is not happy – not happy at all

By  Dr. Joseph Mancusi and Stella Nuckolls Mancusi   Nickolas Carl bounded up the steps on the porch. He pushed the door so hard it slammed with a loud bang against…

Council discusses keeping towing services in town

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   When a towing service is needed, Pulaski Town Councilman Jamie Radcliffe believes the town should look first to local wrecker services before giving business to…

Drug court participants receive praise

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Circuit Court Judge Marcus Long Jr. praised the progress of Pulaski’s first two Adult Drug Treatment Court participants Thursday, saying he thinks the program “will be…

Critzer Elementary commemorates former teacher

Critzer Elementary commemorates former teacher

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Susan Saul was planning to retire this June after a 43-year teaching career in Pulaski County. Unfortunately, her final year at Critzer Elementary was cut…