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Governor lands at airport

Governor lands at airport

Melinda Williams/SWT The New River Valley Airport is an important hub for Southwest Virginia. The Pulaski County airport handles flights not only originating locally or those with destinations…

Huber announces retirement as county administrator

By Brooke J. Wood brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Administrator Peter Huber announced his retirement Monday night during a board of supervisors meeting. Huber, 61, plans to conclude his 31…

Airport in midst of $4.76 million project

Airport in midst of $4.76 million project

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A taxiway extension project at New River Valley Airport has drawn a lot of public attention due to grading taking place adjacent to Route…

Case of Facebook threats put on hold

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The case of a 25-year-old man accused of making death threats through Facebook has been put on hold. According to prosecutors, a mental health…

FOCL needs help restoring native plants

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Six years ago, the invasive aquatic plant hydrilla took over about 400 acres of Claytor Lake, displacing native plant species in the process. Now,…

Power outages strain Pulaski businesses

By Brooke J. Wood brooke@southwesttimes.com A string of power outages since February have tested the patience and resources of some Pulaski business owners. In February, a duck flew…

Outdoor lounge is Pulaski’s latest chic addition

Outdoor lounge is Pulaski’s latest chic addition

  By Brooke J. Wood brooke@southwesttimes.com Relaxation is always in fashion when it comes with the right accessories and atmosphere, which is why it’s fitting that an outdoor…

Polls

Q: Presumed GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump fired his campaign manager Monday. How will this change affect his campaign?

  • A. It will help him focus on what is important and be less controversial. (57%, 82 Votes)
  • C. It won’t make any difference at all and he will do what he wants to do. (40%, 58 Votes)
  • B. It will result in disorganization. (3%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 145

Sports

Yankees avoid series sweep, win 9-5

Yankees avoid series sweep, win 9-5

By Jarah Wright, Pulaski Yankees Media Intern PULASKI, Virginia — Tim Lynch helped lead the…

Yankees Announce 2016 Roster

Yankees Announce 2016 Roster

By Matthew Atkins, Pulaski Yankees Media Intern The Pulaski Yankees preliminary roster for the 2016…

Archives

Editorials

Scrambling to keep up

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Possibly you’re the jaunty sort who gets up early with vigor, whistling and beaming and generally being the complete opposite of, say,…

A stirring rendition

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   So you dragged home through yet MORE snow (and I’m out of jokes about the weather, sorry; I’m out of patience with…

Obituaries

Marvin Eugene (Gene) Stuart

Born Aug. 14, 1943, in Pulaski, Va., to Samuel Marvin Stuart and Dorothy Worrell Stuart, Marvin Eugene (Gene) Stuart graduated from Pulaski High School, Class of 1961.…

Charles James Hall

Charles James Hall, 79, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016, in the LewisGale Hospital, Pulaski. Born March 20, 1937 in Pulaski County, Va., he…