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Child abuse suspect admits auto theft

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A man accused of abusing his child, who was later found dead in Draper, pleaded guilty Thursday to an unrelated charge of automobile theft. Howard…

Discarded ashes put firemen into action

Discarded ashes put firemen into action

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Firemen from two departments spent a couple of hours Thursday afternoon battling a fire that spread into woods as the result of discarded ashes. Pulaski Fire…

Streets to be closed for ‘Color Me Cameron’ run

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Part of downtown Pulaski including a section of Dora Highway will be closed to through traffic on Saturday, April 5 from approximately 8:30 to 11…

Overdoses suspected in Wythe deaths

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   WYTHEVILLE – Authorities say they believe accidental overdoses may have caused the deaths of two women found dead in their homes Tuesday; but a third…

Snowville Elementary to plant school garden

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Students, parents and other volunteers from the community will take to the soil at Snowville Elementary this Saturday to help plant the school’s first garden.…

Anger management stressed for batterer

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A man convicted of more than three counts of battering family members was ordered Monday to serve six months of a two-year sentence and receive…

Town council adopts resolution for water treatment plant upgrade

Town council adopts resolution for water treatment plant upgrade

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski Town council held a special meeting Tuesday night to discuss the issuance of a VRA/VDH bond to fund renovations and upgrades to the…

Abundant ‘mini’ gardens topic of April seminars

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Want to learn how to grow an abundance of vegetables and fruits without a large amount of space? Charles & Ona B. Free Memorial Library…

PCHS to hold magic show this weekend

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County High School theatre arts department will be sponsoring a magic show this Saturday, March 29 at 7 p.m. in the Little Theatre.…

Jackknifed truck sparked crashes

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Virginia State Police say a tractor-trailer that jackknifed due to icy roads late Tuesday sparked a chain-reaction of crashes that briefly shut down a section…