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VDOT plans hearing on Salem Park and Ride

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com SALEM — Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a public hearing Oct. 16 on a proposed expansion of the Park and Ride facility at exit…

Wythe County prepares for catastrophic communications attack

Wythe County prepares for catastrophic communications attack

WYTHEVILLE – Nearly all emergency experts agree that effective communication is the key to properly managing any type of disaster situation. During the past several years, Wythe County’s emergency management…

Dublin’s second refinancing hits snag

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   It appears Dublin’s attempt to save about $750,000 through refinancing of its water system debt has hit a snag. The town planned to call a…

Great town with ‘original character’ attracts investor

Great town with ‘original character’ attracts investor

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com She’s lived in New York City, Fairfax and Arlington, but it was Pulaski that won Cathy Stripling’s heart. She recently opened “132 Guesthouse” in downtown Pulaski,…

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…

School, county joint garage considered

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Pulaski’s school system could be merging services next year with the county to repair vehicles for both entities in a new joint county garage. Although…

Seniors win comeback bid in powderpuff match

Seniors win comeback bid in powderpuff match

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor   Trailing 9-0 at the halftime break, the Pulaski County High School senior powderpuff squad mounted a determined comeback effort Wednesday at Kenneth Dobson…

Pulaski Police seeks 3rd accreditation

Pulaski Police seeks 3rd accreditation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Pulaski Police Department is preparing to undergo assessment by Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC) as part of its effort to receive its third accreditation.…

YMCA: ‘Be Part of the Change’: 2014 capital campaign kicks off today

YMCA: ‘Be Part of the Change’: 2014 capital campaign kicks off today

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Giving back to your community isn’t uncommon. But when it’s been more than 30 years since you moved away and you’re still giving back, that’s a…

School board announces plans to replace vacating member

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Linda Hill, who represents the Draper district on the Pulaski County School Board, will vacate her position effective Oct. 17. She announced her resignation earlier…