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Food City donates to local organizations to end hunger

Food City donates to local organizations to end hunger

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Two Pulaski organizations dedicated to combating starvation in the area got a little financial bump Monday from Food City. Feed My Lambs, a food drive…

Master Gardeners training scheduled

The New River Valley Master Gardeners are now accepting applications to enroll in the 2015 NRV Master Gardener training program. Are you looking for a way to improve your community…

‘Close Encounters’ delayed for sound upgrades

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com This Friday’s planned showing of “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” at Pulaski Theatre is being postponed until February due to equipment upgrades at the theatre.…

‘Wrongful death’ trial to begin Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A “wrongful death” trial stemming from the May 2013 death of a 6-year-old Darin Conner at Busy B’s Day Care Center in Dublin is set to…

Suspect sought in church burglary

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Dublin Police Department is seeking a man in connection with the burglary of a Dublin church. DPD investigator Wayne David said Dublin Church of God…

Rice recognized for service during Battle of the Bulge

Rice recognized for service during Battle of the Bulge

BLACKSBURG — Frances C. “Rusty” Brennan Rice of Blacksburg was recognized Saturday for her service as an Army nurse with the 7th Army in Rhineland during the Battle of the…

Local offices announce holiday closings

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   While many people throughout Pulaski County will ring in the new year this Thursday, a number of local offices and organizations will take the day…

Police investigate Pulaski stabbing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Pulaski Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred in the 900 block of East Main Street Saturday afternoon. Sgt. J.D. Neice said the incident stemmed…

Wise County man killed in crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com WISE COUNTY — Virginia State Police are investigating a wreck that claimed the life of a Wise County man Friday. According to State Police spokeswoman Corinne…

Police chief details realities of the job

Police chief details realities of the job

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Why, with the outcry from recent officer-related shootings and the subsequent execution-style slayings of police officers, would anyone want to put on a badge and…