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James Hardie to add 69 new jobs for Pulaski facility

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   A $25 million investment will expand manufacturing capacity and add 69 new job openings to James Hardie Building Product Inc.’s plant in the Town of…

Bat attack fouls man’s freedom

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski resident will have to serve nearly all of a maximum 20-year prison sentence for hitting a man in the head with a baseball…

Pulaski County Public Schools to start earlier this year

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   While it may be better news for some than for others, the fact remains that summer 2014 is a short one for the kids attending…

W.Va. man injured when truck hits tree

W.Va. man injured when truck hits tree

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A West Virginia man was airlifted to a Roanoke hospital Tuesday after the truck in which he was riding ran off Highland Road, hitting a tree.…

Governor McAuliffe Announces 69 New Jobs for Town of Pulaski

~James Hardie Building Products to invest $25 million to expand manufacturing operation~    RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that James Hardie Building Products Inc., an international manufacturer of fiber-cement…

Baby Cory’s mother indicted

Baby Cory’s mother indicted

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County grand jury Monday returned a felony child abuse and neglect indictment against the mother of five-month-old Cory Samuel Cole, an infant police…

Local industry planning expansion

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com New River Valley Economic Development Alliance, the town of Pulaski and Pulaski County will join together Tuesday to announce an industrial expansion. According to a “news…

PCHS loses another band director

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@www.southwesttimes.com   Only one year after accepting the position of band director at Pulaski County High School (PCHS), Daniel Wilner has resigned, taking a directing job at…

Ex-coach jailed on new charges

Ex-coach jailed on new charges

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A former recreation soccer coach awaiting trial in Pulaski County on three counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor is back in jail; now facing…

Kids are big winners in Guns-N-Hoses game

Kids are big winners in Guns-N-Hoses game

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com The Guns once again beat the Hoses in Safe Haven’s Guns-N-Hoses Charity Softball Game, but it’s the children in need of supervised visitation that are the…