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Pearisburg woman killed in wreck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Virginia State Police are still investigating the causes of two separate fatal traffic accidents that occurred late Friday in Giles and Smyth counties. A Pearisburg woman…

NRCC Comic Con photo gallery

NRCC Comic Con photo gallery

Heroes converge at Comic Con

Heroes converge at Comic Con

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Just hours after Halloween ended for most people, New River Community College was rich with people in costume from the annals of science fiction and…

Coat drive under way for Norman Ministries

Norman Ministries, located on East Main Street in Pulaski, is requesting donations of used coats, sweaters, gloves, scarves, hats and blankets. Each item must be clean and in good condition.…

Familiar faces

Familiar faces

Courtesy photo While the rest of the New River Valley celebrated Halloween, the New River Community College Foundation celebrated Dr. Jack Lewis Day with a little fun at the NRCC…

World Community Day is Friday

World Community Day, designated for the first Friday in November, will be observed at 11 a.m. Friday with a potluck luncheon at First United Methodist Church in Pulaski. Founded in…

Library ‘Friends’ holds annual membership meeting

Friends of the Pulaski County Library System (FOL) held its annual membership meeting recently at Pulaski Library. Approximately 30 members attended the luncheon meeting in which the following 2015 officers…

Difficult inmate’s sentence extended

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A troublesome inmate who has multiple convictions of damaging jail property, assaulting guards and exposing himself to jail personnel had his sentence extended by nearly nine…

Claytor Lake to get buoys in response to concerned residents

Claytor Lake to get buoys in response to concerned residents

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Two no-wake buoys will be placed at Mallard Point in Claytor Lake following approval from the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors at its monthly meeting.…

Meet the Candidates

A. Most important issues? Creating and protecting jobs is the most important issue. Everything else stems from that. More people with good-paying jobs, means our communities can afford to educate…