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‘Relay’ holding participant meeting Monday

‘Relay’ holding participant meeting Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Those who plan to take part in the 2015 Relay For Life campaign to benefit American Cancer Society are urged to attend a participant meeting Monday.…

Pulaski police warn of IRS scam threat

Pulaski Police Department is warning the public of a recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) phone scam in which potential victims are threatened with losing property, and even deportation, if they…

Governor’s award received

Governor’s award received

Calvin Pynn/SWT During the Pulaski Town Council meeting Tuesday night, Pulaski Mayor Jeff Worrell, Janet Jonas, Bill Ward and Pulaski County Administrator Pete Huber accepted the Governor’s Housing Award for…

Win tickets to new Hunger Games movie

If you’re a fan of the Hunger Games movies, Pulaski County Library System is offering a chance to win free tickets to the latest installment in the series, “The Hunger…

Man charged with homicide of son in Halloween crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com CANA — A Christiansburg man is being held without bond in New River Valley Regional Jail, charged with second-degree homicide in the death of his 4-year-old…

Lake drawdown canceled for fear of water service loss

Lake drawdown canceled for fear of water service loss

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Appalachian Power Co. has canceled a three-foot drawdown that was to begin today. Pulaski County and its Public Service Authority (PSA) requested the nine-day lowering…

Pulaski leaf pickup under way

Pulaski Department of Public Works has begun picking up leaves, and will continue through Dec. 5. Collections began Monday along streets north of Main Street. Citizens are asked to have…

‘Typical accident’ sends pedestrian to hospital

‘Typical accident’ sends pedestrian to hospital

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   What law enforcement officials termed “a typical accident” when a Pulaski girl trying to cross Lee Highway was struck by a vehicle resulted in the…

Pulaski, Radford police offering free defense classes

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com It’s in the news on an all-too-frequent basis — women abducted and raped, often murdered or left for dead. But women don’t have to feel helpless.…

Libraries promote literacy with reading program

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com In an effort to promote literacy at the youngest of ages, Pulaski County Library System is participating in the “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” program. The program…