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Pulaski FD observing Fire Prevention Week

In observance of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13, Pulaski Fire Department encourages residents to “Look. Listen. Learn.” Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you…

Northam taps Utt for State Rehabilitation Council

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RICHMOND — Pulaski Town Manager Shawn Utt has been appointed by Gov. Ralph Northam to serve on the State Rehabilitation Council (SRC). Utt will serve as…

WWII vets, homefront workers honored

WWII vets, homefront workers honored

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com With the recent commemoration of the 75th anniversary of World War II, there have been multiple programs to honor the war’s remaining veterans, but what about…

W.Va. man killed in Carroll plane crash

W.Va. man killed in Carroll plane crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com FANCY GAP — A West Virginia man died early Sunday when his airplane crashed into a wooded area on Fancy Gap Mountain in Carroll County. Ralph…

Man serious after trike motorcycle crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com CHRISTIANSBURG — A Blacksburg man is in serious condition in a Roanoke hospital after crashing his three-wheel, or trike, motorcycle Sunday afternoon. Witnesses told Christiansburg Police Department,…

Man serving 7 years in senior attack

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com WISE COUNTY — A Wise County man will serve seven years in state prison for attacking an elderly gardener with his own garden tools in 2016.…

A time to reap…in a good way

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com After a long and bountiful summer in the New River Valley, it’s Harvest Time! To find a cornucopia of local produce, craft vendors and the winner…

Funds allocated through School Security Equipment Grants

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwestimes.com Thursday it was announced that Virginia Governor Ralph Northam awarded $6 million in School Security Equipment Grants to protect students and teachers in 102 school divisions…

Marking history

Marking history

Melinda Williams/SWT Two of Pulaski County’s World War II veterans, Bob Lamp, left, and Ray Riggs, with a photograph of one of two World War II-related historic markers recently installed…

Students get first-hand look at manufacturing

Students get first-hand look at manufacturing

By WILLLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Forty 8th grade students from Dublin and Pulaski middle schools visited Volvo Truck’s New River Valley Assembly Plant Friday as part of National Manufacturing Day. Two…