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Gerald Albert Roop - The Southwest Times
Gerald Albert Roop, 85, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at his home in Dublin, Va. He was a longtime member of Dublin Baptist Church. Gerald retired from the State of Virginia where he was a State Trooper for 10 years and a SCC Investigator for 30 years.
Utt appointed to Independent Living Council - The Southwest Times
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has appointed Pulaski Town Manager Shawn Utt to Virginia’s Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC). Utt is a new appointment to the council, which is designed to “develop and facilitate a three-year State Plan for ...
Free ACA health insurance workshops slated - The Southwest Times
Need health insurance, but still unsure what’s offered through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or how to get signed up? Pulaski Library is the site for one of four upcoming ACA health insurance workshops to be held in advance of open enrollment, which runs ...
Cougars prevail in defensive slugfest - The Southwest Times
Christiansburg – On a rainy, dreary Saturday afternoon, the Pulaski County Cougars beat the Blue Demons at Christiansburg 14-6 to stay undefeated. With the win, the Cougars move to 6-0. With the score knotted at 6, running back Hunter Thomas took the ...
Nominations due to honor businesswomen - The Southwest Times
The Southwest Times will again salute professional women who have forged the way for others in their professions during the second annual Women Taking Care of Business recognition Nov. 10. It is only fitting this recognition of business leaders and ...
Floyd woman killed in single-vehicle crash - The Southwest Times
LEE COUNTY — A Floyd County woman was killed Friday when her car went out of control on Route 58, colliding with trees and rocks. According to Virginia State Police, 50-year-old Renee Ferguson died at the scene of the 8:54 a.m. crash, less than a mile ...
Little movement in VHSL rankings - The Southwest Times
The weekly VHSL power rankings are out and not much has changed in the top 12. Jefferson Forest and Sherando remain at the top of the mountain with 6-0 records and 29.00 ratings. One move that comes up due to strength of schedule is for Salem High School.
William Patrick McClanahan Jr. - The Southwest Times
William Patrick McClanahan Jr., 50, of Charlotte, N.C., and formerly of Pulaski, Va., passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. He was born July 21, 1965. He was preceded in death by his father, William Patrick McClanahan Sr., and brother Eric Lottier. He leaves ...
Agency offering low-cost vaccine clinics for pets - The Southwest Times
Pulaski County Humane Society is offering the community an opportunity to protect the health of area pets and help prevent the spread of the deadly rabies disease by offering a low-cost vaccination clinic Oct. 24. Rabies, which is almost always deadly, can ...
Virginia ranks near the top for teachers - The Southwest Times
Teaching is a popular profession. Many students enter college desiring to be an educator of some kind. And Virginia looks to be a good place if you’re a teacher. According to WalletHub.com, Virginia is the second best state in the country to pursue such ...
Tax extension deadline nearing - The Southwest Times
If you’re one of the more than 13 million taxpayers who requested an extension to file your federal tax return, you’re running out of time to file it, if you haven’t already done so. Thursday is the final day for most people who requested a six-month ...
Hiwassee woman home during break-in: Search continues for suspect - The Southwest Times
A Hiwassee woman was napping at home one September afternoon when she awakened to find an unknown man going through a cabinet, according to a search warrant on file in Pulaski County Circuit Court. Sheriff’s Office Investigator Billy Ritter states in an ...
Full-day computer workshops offered at NRCC - The Southwest Times
Full-day classes in Microsoft Office programs are being held throughout the month of October at New River Community College. Introductory classes in Microsoft Excel, Word and Access are offered as well as intermediate classes in Excel and Word. All classes ...
Council approves ordinances to clear docket - The Southwest Times
The Pulaski Town Council has finished three ordinances that had been on the docket for a while and had been discussed in the past. The council voted 5-0 Tuesday to close vehicle traffic along Peak Creek. The purpose of the closure is “to have the ...
Council approves spending to improve buildings - The Southwest Times
The Pulaski Town Council dealt with four items concerning money – some coming in and the rest being spent – during its Tuesday night meeting. U.S. Cellular approached the town to renew the lease it has with the town for a space for a cellular tower.