Home » Archives by category » News (Page 452)

Meth defendant first Drug Court participant

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A drug defendant who almost got sent to jail by a Pulaski County judge in October got a handshake from the same judge Thursday. Circuit…

USDA grant could mean local produce on plates at county schools

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Food grown by local farmers and ranchers will make its way on to students’ trays in the county, as Pulaski County Public Schools has been…

4-H Sharp Shooters win first place in Abingdon

4-H Sharp Shooters win first place in Abingdon

By Corie Craig Special to The SWT   ABINGDON — The Sharp Shooters of Pulaski County 4-H Shooting Club recently took first place in a 4-H BB Gun Competition held…

Dublin Christmas Parade photo gallery

Dublin Christmas Parade photo gallery

Locally based rainforest explorer witness to “Eaten Alive”

Locally based rainforest explorer witness to “Eaten Alive”

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Venturing deep into the heart of the Amazon in search of a giant anaconda is something most people can’t say they’ve experienced. For Mohsin Kazmi,…

80 years given in strangling case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski man may not have received the maximum life sentence for strangling an elderly woman to the point of breaking her neck, but the…

Leave accrual policy revamped

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Pulaski Town Council has adopted a new policy that will help the town alleviate the amount of employee leave that has accumulated over a number of…

Holiday cooking lessons available for kids

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Want a little help with your holiday cooking? Why not give the kids a chance to learn how to help out. Southwest Virginia Fresh (SO Fresh)…

School, local leaders eye educational innovations

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   A range of individuals, running the gamut from officials in higher education, government and the Pulaski County school system, gathered Wednesday in Edwards Hall at…

Tips for beating the winter blues

Sniffles and flu are not the only afflictions of winter. Many people find that the dark and cold days can impact their mood. In fact, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects…