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As weather cools, think heating safety

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   With unseasonably cold temperatures moving in early this year, it’s time to start thinking about heating safety. Before you start using your heating equipment, it’s…

MUTT STRUT: Going the Extra mile for Pets scheduled

New River Valley pet lovers and their dogs will gather from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Motor Mile Speedway in Fairlawn to walk or run laps around…

Downtown developers want 1-year pact : Citizen points out discrepancy for alleys

Downtown developers want 1-year pact : Citizen points out discrepancy for alleys

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   SHAH Development, the company that currently owns the Dunnivant Building in downtown Pulaski, was part of a back-to-back discussion topic at last week’s Pulaski Town…

General registrars remind citizens of voting rules

As mid-term congressional elections approach, Pulaski and Wythe county residents should be aware of important rules concerning voting. According to Kathryn H. Webb and Carolyn J. King, Pulaski and Wythe…

Parent’s Night planned to promote driving safety

  By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   As a driver’s education teacher, Sarah Matney believes lessons about safe driving can be taught beyond her classroom. “We’re basically just trying to get…

Obama declares Gen. Pulaski Memorial Day

Obama declares Gen. Pulaski Memorial Day

WASHINGTON – The man for whom the village of Pulaski is named is being honored by President Barack Obama. Obama declared Oct. 11, 2014, General Pulaski Memorial Day, in honor…

Newbern has record vendors for fall festival

Newbern has record vendors for fall festival

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com “We’re not taking anymore applications. We are completely FULL of vendors,” Courtney Hamblin says of Newbern Fall Festival, which will be held, rain or shine, this…

Pulaski receives award

Pulaski receives award

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   This week’s Pulaski Town Council meeting, which is usually held on a Tuesday night, had to be bumped back a night to allow time for…

Theatre jazzing up lighting system

Theatre jazzing up lighting system

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Those attending live performances at Pulaski Theatre will be noticing improvements when it comes to the stage lighting. Thanks to a grant from The Randolph House…

Driver on meth who ran into pedestrian pleads guilty

CHRISTIANSBURG – Makayla Jones, 19, of Shawsville, pled guilty to and was found guilty of felony maiming while driving while under the influence of drugs as well as misdemeanor driving…