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Man gets 30 years for sex with child

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A registered sex offender who violated a 4-year-old child will be 60 the next time he sees freedom; and that’s only if he isn’t civilly committed…

Battle for Bird

Battle for Bird

By WILLIAM PAINE William.paine@southwesttimes.com For the past several years, students and faculty at Dublin Middle School have had a ‘field day’ on the last day of school to celebrate the…

Free Acting Workshops for Kids

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com New River Valley Regional Theatre is sponsoring a free two-day children’s acting workshop June 16 and June 17 at Pulaski Theatre, 14 W. Main St. This…

Klopman Mills employees holding reunion

Former employees of Klopman Mills are invited to attend a reunion at the Dublin Lions Club building Sunday. Those planning to attend are asked to bring two covered dishes, but…

Claytor Lake Festival offering summer fun

Claytor Lake Festival offering summer fun

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Fireworks will once again burst into the nighttime skies above Claytor Lake Saturday as part of the 21st Annual Claytor Lake Festival. Festival activities get underway…

Public comment sought on I-81 safety

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Transportation officials probably would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t believe there are safety and congestion issues on Interstate 81. As a matter of…

Pulaski an affordable county to retire

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you’re planning to retire in Virginia and will are dependent upon your Social Security income to make ends meet, Pulaski County is among the 10…

Boogie down

Boogie down

Courtesy photo Parts of Pulaski Library recently took on the appearance of a disco lounge as children got to try out their dancing skills during a Groovy Joe Stories &…

More than 80 county residents named to NRCC honors lists

More than 80 Pulaski County residents have been placed on the President’s and Dean’s Lists in recognition of their academic excellence during the spring 2018 semester at New River Community…

I-81 ramp closures begin in Pulaski County Wednesday

Weather permitting, ramps will be closed for paving on I-81 northbound and southbound beginning today. Today and Thursday, the ramps at exit 89 on I-81 northbound and southbound are to…