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Judge: ‘You’ve already had a chance’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man who asked for “one chance” to turn his life around, will have to serve five years in prison for violating conditions of probation.…

UTV wreck claims man, driver charged

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A 55-year-old man died Tuesday evening when he was ejected from a utility task vehicle (UTV) that wrecked on Little Creek Road. The driver has been…

Fine Arts Center seeking art for Menagerie Exhibition

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley is preparing to bring their annual Menagerie Exhibition back later this month. The exhibition will be…

Byrd re-elected as VAPDC secretary/treasurer

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   New River Valley Planning District Commission’s executive director has been elected to his fourth term as secretary/treasurer of Virginia Association of Planning District Commissions (VAPDC).…

Foust named chief of police and director of campus security for Virginia Tech

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@www.southwesttimes.com   Kevin Foust was named chief of police and director of campus security for Virginia Tech on Tuesday, Foust has held the position on an interim…

Virginia Tech Athletics holding seventh annual blood drive

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@www.southwesttimes.com   Now in its seventh year, Virginia Tech Athletics and the American Red Cross are partnering up for a blood drive on Friday, Aug. 8 from…

State Fair tickets available online soon

DOSWELL — Advance tickets for the Sept. 26 through Oct. 5 State Fair of Virginia can be purchased online Aug. 11 through Sept. 23 at StateFairVa.org. The price of an…

Amber Alert

The following Amber Alert has been issued by Virginia State Policehttp://www.vaamberalert.com/…

Cole capital murder set for 2015

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   It will be next summer before a Pulaski man goes on trial for capital murder in the death of his five-month-old son. A June 1,…

Guardsman denied bond on child sex offenses

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A Pulaski County judge Monday denied bond for a North Carolina-based National Guardsman accused of four counts of carnal knowledge of a 13- to 15-year-old Pulaski…