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Highlander Polar Plunge photo gallery

Highlander Polar Plunge photo gallery

February isn’t typically the ideal month to casually wade into the New River. But for hundreds of brave swimmers on Feb. 28, that was exactly the idea. About…

Little Girls Victorian Style Tea Party photo gallery

Little Girls Victorian Style Tea Party photo gallery

Move over “Downton Abbey,” the girls of Pulaski County are moving in on your territory. Girls of all ages – and even those young at heart – turned…

A band called Stone Canyon photo gallery

A band called Stone Canyon photo gallery

A band called Stone Canyon, playing dancing music from the past 50 years, rocked an appreciate audience Feb. 28 at the historic Pulaski Theatre. Band members Jeff Snyder…

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards photo gallery

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards photo gallery

          One hundred fifty-nine of 734 entries received from throughout the region received awards Sunday in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition sponsored…

Extended stay bringing deli, full breakfast

Extended stay bringing deli, full breakfast

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com When Jackson Park Inn and Conference Center opens on First Street in Pulaski, it’ll bring with it a deli offering breakfast and lunch. The…

Hemingway earns recognition for Pulaski County in regional art competition

Hemingway earns recognition for Pulaski County in regional art competition

Martha Hemingway, a senior at Pulaski County High School, received five awards from the 734 entries from throughout the region Sunday in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards…

400 take to icy waters for Special Olympics

400 take to icy waters for Special Olympics

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – February isn’t typically the ideal month to casually wade into the New River. But for hundreds of brave swimmers this past…

Question of the Week

Q. With the Homeland Security budget set to expire Friday and a shutdown of the department imminent, who’s to blame?

  • A. The Democrats (33%, 162 Votes)
  • B. The Republicans (33%, 162 Votes)
  • C. The President (21%, 101 Votes)
  • E. Everybody (10%, 51 Votes)
  • D. Congress (2%, 12 Votes)
  • F. Nobody (0%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 489

Sports

Cougars win over rival Salem, advance to Conference 24 semis

Cougars win over rival Salem, advance to Conference 24 semis

By Rodney Young, SWT Sports Writer Patience, they say, is a virtue. Well, after all…

Lady Cougars crush Jefferson Forest in first round

Lady Cougars crush Jefferson Forest in first round

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor Just last week, Lady Cougar head basketball coach Buddy…

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Editorials

Saying goodbye too soon

By SARAH BRADBURY                                         How do you say goodbye…

Waffling around

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   There are dark episodes in human history which we seldom speak of. Some involve terrible accidents. Some involve wars or plagues. Some…

Obituaries

Mary Ellen “Granny” Spencer Stefi

Mary Ellen “Granny” Spencer Stefi, 98, went to be with the Lord Feb. 25, 2015. She was raised in Pulaski, Va., where she and her husband owned…

Charlotte W. Cross

Charlotte W. Cross, 81, our precious mother of Pulaski, Va., went to be with the Lord on Feb. 26, 2015. She was preceded in death by her…