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Body said to have been found in a creek

Body said to have been found in a creek

Reports are that a body has been found in a creek, just off Route 11 in an area between the Volkswagen van business and the former Deli Mart.…

County bear sightings most ever in 2016

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Bear sightings definitely increased in Pulaski County this year. “In the zone Pulaski County is located in, the goal is to stabilize bear…

Flu vaccination consent forms due Thursday

As part of the vaccination collaboration between the Pulaski County Health Department and Pulaski County Public Schools, flu vaccines will be offered to all county students Oct. 19-21…

Peak Creek cleanup scheduled for Saturday

Peak Creek cleanup scheduled for Saturday

It’s cleanup time on Peak Creek, and Friends of Peak Creek have scheduled their fall cleanup event for Saturday. FOPC and volunteers will meet at 10 a.m. at…

Virginia Tech researcher finds gene that reduces female mosquitoes

BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech researchers have found a gene that can reduce female mosquitoes over many generations. Males are preferred because they do not bite. Female mosquitoes bite…

NRCC holding Manufacturing Day Oct. 7

New River Community College will celebrate Manufacturing Day Oct. 7 with extended hours in its 3D printing lab and career guidance for students. The printing lab, 109 Martin…

NRCC student brings home national conference award

NRCC student brings home national conference award

ATLANTA – NRCC student Ibrahim Khokhar won ninth place in the Financial Analysis and Decision Making competition during this year’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) national leadership conference. He…

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More records fall for Cougars in 69-27 win

More records fall for Cougars in 69-27 win

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Writer   BASSETT – Pulaski County quarterback Bryant Grubb became…

Cougar middle school A-Team crush Cavaliers

Cougar middle school A-Team crush Cavaliers

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor It was one of those games where, even if…

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History comes to life at our museums

Years before Pulaski County was formed and many more before Peak Creek flowed from the west toward the east, history was being made. The county, two towns…

Superintendent hits ground running

Pulaski County welcomed new school superintendent Dr. Kevin Siers Tuesday night, who, with at least some sleep, hit the ground running early Wednesday, speaking at the Pulaski…

Obituaries

Alseberry Nunn

Alseberry Nunn, 94, of Hiwassee, Va., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Arrangements are pending by Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski, Va.…

Beulah Johnson Taylor

Beulah Johnson Taylor, 102, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at Highland Ridge Nursing Center, Dublin, Va. Arrangements are pending by Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.…