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Christmas kicks off in Pulaski Thursday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   The Christmas season will officially kick off in Pulaski Thursday with a tree lighting ceremony, followed by the annual parade. Of course, Santa Claus will…

‘Lighting of the Trees’ Thursday at FACNRV

The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley will celebrate its annual “Lighting of the Trees” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the FAC, 21 W. Main Street in Pulaski.…

Red Sun tomatoes on the menu at local restaurants

Red Sun tomatoes on the menu at local restaurants

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   If a dish is ordered at Fatz Café that includes tomatoes, chances are the ripe red fruit was grown just a few miles up the…

Cana man charged in Carroll shooting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com WARDS GAP — A Cana man was arrested in Carroll County Monday for allegedly wounding a man in the abdomen while shooting at a vehicle. Christopher…

Involuntary manslaughter case advances

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com An involuntary manslaughter case has been certified to a grand jury against a man charged in an August UTV wreck that claimed the life of a…

Health insurance info session to be held at library

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County residents will have an opportunity to learn more about the health care marketplace on Thursday at the Pulaski County Public Library. The information…

Ready for Christmas

Ready for Christmas

Panther Paw Award students decorated a tree for the Fine Arts Center Tuesday. Panther Paw Award students are students recognized each nine weeks at Pulaski Elementary School for their good citizenship…

Gift-ban bill proposed for elected officials

RICHMOND – Senators Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) and Richard Stuart (R-Stafford) have written the first gift-ban ethics reform bill for the 2015 General Assembly session. Stuart and Petersen’s legislation will effectively…

Businesses support YMCA campaign

Businesses support YMCA campaign

Hodge Insurance supports YMCA Believing in the value of the YMCA serving the needs of our community, Shari Hodge Fricker, Elizabeth Roop and Whitney Horton from Hodge Insurance recently presented…

Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and Virginia Cooperative Extension office host Eighth Grade Reality Day

Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and Virginia Cooperative Extension office host Eighth Grade Reality Day

By Christiana Marjakangas Special to the SWT   For the fifth consecutive year, the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce partnered recently with the Virginia Cooperative Extension office for a Eighth…