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The British royal family announced the birth of a new baby this week and the national news has aired extensive coverage of it. Thoughts?

  • Who cares? We'll send them a nice card on the 4th of July. (54%, 76 Votes)
  • It's nice to hear about, but I think they've taken it a little too far. (32%, 45 Votes)
  • Can't get enough of it! Love to hear about the royal family. (14%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 142

Start Date: May 3, 2019 @ 12:33 pm
End Date: June 3, 2019 @ 5:56 pm

What are you looking forward to the most about summer?

  • Spending time at Claytor Lake on the sand. (42%, 13 Votes)
  • The Pulaski Yankees getting started. (23%, 7 Votes)
  • Fishing and camping at Gatewood. (23%, 7 Votes)
  • Heading to Randolph Park for a day in the pool. (12%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 31

Start Date: April 25, 2019 @ 1:33 pm
End Date: May 2, 2019 @ 1:33 pm

The Town of Pulaski began putting up their Christmas wreaths around town Monday in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. Is it too early for Christmas?

  • a. I usually wait until after Thanksgiving to start thinking about Christmas. (75%, 59 Votes)
  • b. I don’t usually put my tree up until about two weeks before Christmas. (23%, 18 Votes)
  • c. I put my Christmas tree up right after the Fourth of July and keep it up until summer vacation! (2%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 79

Start Date: November 6, 2018 @ 11:17 am
End Date: November 12, 2018 @ 11:17 am

The news is buzzing as Hurricane Florence approaches. Predictions vary from “we’ll get a little rain” to “this will be a historic flood.” What do you think will happen?

  • b. We’ll get hit with a bunch of rain and some wind, but it won’t be a big deal. (59%, 70 Votes)
  • c. This storm will be a huge deal. Expect major flooding and damage. (27%, 32 Votes)
  • a. This will trickle out and everybody will have gotten worked up over nothing. (14%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 118

Start Date: September 11, 2018 @ 11:49 am
End Date: September 17, 2018 @ 11:49 am

School Board voted to name the entrance to the new unified Middle School “CPL. Lewis K. Bausell Medal of Honor Way.” How do you feel about honoring the only Medal of Honor awardee in this way?

  • a. I think it was an honor long overdue and we should have recognized him much sooner. (42%, 26 Votes)
  • c. I think we should have named the road something else and found another way to honor him. (31%, 19 Votes)
  • b. I think we should have honored him by naming the school after him instead of just the road. (27%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

Start Date: August 21, 2018 @ 11:54 am
End Date: August 27, 2018 @ 11:54 am

Despite the fact that we are still seeing hot days and plenty of heat, summer is quickly fading away. What was the biggest thing you wish you had done this summer?

  • d. I did everything I wanted to do this summer. (40%, 25 Votes)
  • a. I wish I had taken more time off and spent some time at the beach. (25%, 16 Votes)
  • b. I wish I had been able to spend more time working on my yard. (21%, 13 Votes)
  • c. I wish I had spent more time fishing or at the lake. (14%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 63

Start Date: August 14, 2018 @ 12:06 pm
End Date: August 20, 2018 @ 12:06 pm

Q: Schools open in Pulaski County beginning next week. Do you feel like this is too early for the students to go back to school or is it something you agree with?

  • C. I don’t think we should send the students back to school before Labor Day only to let them out of school early due to the heat. (42%, 44 Votes)
  • A. I think sending the students back to school earlier is a great idea and puts them back in a structured environment instead of just hanging out at home. (36%, 37 Votes)
  • D. I think sending the students back to school this early is a bad idea and takes away their summer vacation. (14%, 15 Votes)
  • B. I think sending them back to school earlier is ok, but we should wait until at least after Labor Day. (8%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 104

Start Date: August 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End Date: August 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

The Southwest Times wants to include more of the things our readers want in our daily editions. What would you like to see more of each week?

  • d. All of the above! (65%, 32 Votes)
  • b. Local entertainment information! A local entertainment page would help keep me up to date on what concerts, movies and other events are coming up. (16%, 8 Votes)
  • a. Recipes! I love learning to cook new things. (12%, 6 Votes)
  • c. Weddings, engagements and birth announcements. (7%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 49

Start Date: July 31, 2018 @ 12:13 pm
End Date: August 6, 2018 @ 12:13 pm

The New River Valley Fair opened their gates for business Monday. What is your favorite part of going to the fair?

  • D. People watching! Some of the sights are worth the price of admission. (59%, 22 Votes)
  • B. The food! Nothing beats Lion Dogs, Polish Sausage Dogs and deep-fried everything. (30%, 11 Votes)
  • A. The rides! I love riding all of the rides every year. (5%, 2 Votes)
  • C. The shows! I love the lawnmower races, the rodeo and the concerts. (6%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 37

Start Date: July 24, 2018 @ 3:06 pm
End Date: July 30, 2018 @ 3:06 pm

Several big events a few ongoing smaller ones are coming to Pulaski County over the next few weeks. Which event are looking forward to the most?

  • b. The New River Valley Fair! Lion Dogs, lemonade and the Tilt-O-Whirl make me happy. (38%, 17 Votes)
  • a. Rhythm and Ribs! Nothing beats ribs and good music. (22%, 10 Votes)
  • c. Pulaski Yankee games! Nothing beats the butter pecan soft serve ice cream. (20%, 9 Votes)
  • d. Cougar football! Practice starts July 26 and I can’t wait. (20%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 45

Start Date: July 17, 2018 @ 1:52 pm
End Date: July 23, 2018 @ 1:52 pm