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Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul

Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul

Lynn Adams/SWT Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul brought their crowd-pleasing quartet to the historic Pulaski Theatre Saturday night as the Roanoke-based jazz, blues and soul band continues to…

Man to serve 10 years for killing dad

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A Hiwassee man entered into a plea agreement Monday that will have him serve half of a 20-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his father last…

Flinchum proves you can go home

American novelist Thomas Wolfe is famous for observing, “You can’t go home again.” He never knew Dr. Aaron Rudolph “Rudy” Flinchum. Flinchum grew up in Snowville and graduated from Dublin…

NRCC awards first honorary degree

NRCC awards first honorary degree

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com New River Community College awarded its first honorary degree Friday night to a man who not only doubled the footprint of the campus through a land…

NRCC to benefit from new rural grant

NRCC to benefit from new rural grant

The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education recently received a financial grant of $500,000 from the Dominion Foundation (the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources) to benefit the Rural Virginia Horseshoe…

We Work For You: Jay Goad

We Work For You: Jay Goad

Jay Goad Married: Danielle Goad Children: Morgan Akers (son-in-law Ethan and grandson Eli) Lives in: Pulaski Years living in Pulaski County: 42 Education: Pulaski County High School, NRCC How long have you worked…

Search ends for missing plane

SALTVILLE –The aircraft reported missing Monday in Southwest Virginia has been located. The wreckage site is in a remote location of Smyth County, east of Saltville. The Virginia State Police…

Police investigate body found in yard

Police investigate body found in yard

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski Police Department is currently investigating a dead body found Friday afternoon at a property at 611 Ridge Ave. in Pulaski. Officers found the…

Veteran travels country by horse-drawn wagon

Veteran travels country by horse-drawn wagon

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   When Rodger Howell embarked on a cross-country trip with no end in sight, he was prepared to live for only another few weeks. That was…

Library seeking items for Memorial Day display

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Library would like to borrow items to be placed in a Memorial Day display “remembering those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in service…