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Yankees look to Pack the Park for final home game

Yankees look to Pack the Park for final home game

The Pulaski Yankees’ 2016 season is coming to an end, and the team is looking to Pack the Park for tonight’s final home game against the Burlington Royals.…

Concern expressed over truck mishaps near Fatz

Concern expressed over truck mishaps near Fatz

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Former Pulaski County engineer Ron Coake says something needs to be done at the intersection of Route 100 and Alexander Farm Road in Dublin…

Mosquito Control Ordinance goes stagnant

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Board of Supervisors put the brakes on a proposed Mosquito Control Ordinance last week, calling it “over-reaching” and suggesting it is premature…

FBI offering reward for serial bank robber

FBI offering reward for serial bank robber

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  The FBI is offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man believed to be a “serial bank…

Library needs youth, teens for reading program

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Pulaski County Library System is seeking teens willing to mentor youth in reading when its fall session of Book Buddies gets under way Sept.…

‘Runway 5K Race, 1 Mile Fun Run’ slated for New River Valley Airport

A unique and exciting opportunity for runners, joggers and walkers of all ages and ability will be offered Sept. 25 at the New River Valley Airport with the…

First responders put training to the test

First responders put training to the test

First responders from 40 different regional fire, police, EMS, and search and rescue teams responded recently to a disaster of monumental proportions. If it had been real. For…

Polls

Q. Is McAuliffe's restoration of civil rights (voting rights) to former felons who are working and paying taxes a good idea?

  • A. Yes, they've paid their debt to society and should be given a second chance. (51%, 152 Votes)
  • B. No, they gave up that privilege when they committed the crime that sent them to prison. (46%, 138 Votes)
  • C. Let him who is without sin cast the first stone. (3%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 298

Sports

Cougars crush Vikings in season opener

Cougars crush Vikings in season opener

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor The Cougar football team hosted the Northside Vikings Friday…

McCready takes a spill, breaks leg at middle school game

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor Football players aren’t the only ones who get banged…

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Editorials

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…

Mega incomes say something

A perusal of Forbes’ annual almanac of wealth, shows 1,810 billionaires worth an aggregate net worth of $6.5 trillion, with both numbers down from 1,826 a year ago…

Obituaries

Jo Ann Croye Lindsey

Jo Ann Croye Lindsey, 76, of Dublin, Va., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at Highland Ridge nursing facility. She was born Dec. 21, 1939, in Giles…

Wanda Hensley Quesenberry

Wanda Hensley Quesenberry, 74, of Max Meadows, Va., passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Lester and Helen Howk Hensley, and…