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  1. Judge: - Society demands jail time'Read the original story

    Friday | Southwest Times

    State sentencing guidelines recommended probation for a 66-year-old Belspring man accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, but a Pulaski County judge rejected the recommendation Thursday, saying, "Society demands jail time." Circuit Court Judge Marcus Long Jr. sentenced Edward Lee Sarver to 10 years in prison.

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  2. Indictment handed down in murder caseRead the original story

    Friday | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski County grand jury says there's sufficient evidence to try a Hiwassee man for murdering his father last summer. According to Commonwealth's Attorney Mike Fleenor, the grand jury handed down an indictment Monday for first-degree murder against Gernie Boothe Jr., 33. Boothe is alleged to have fatally shot his father, Gernie Boothe Sr., June 25. Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Sgt.

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  3. Babysitter indicted for burning infantRead the original story

    Friday | Southwest Times

    A Pulaski County grand jury Monday handed down an aggravated malicious wounding indictment against a woman accused of burning an infant she was babysitting in January, according to Commonwealth's Attorney Mike Fleenor. Logan Quesenberry, 22, of Pulaski, is accused of causing multiple burns to the 12-month-old baby, including a third-degree burn on the child's arm and hand, according to court testimony.

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  4. John Wilburn GoadRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Southwest Times

    He was born Jan. 15, 1948, in Pulaski, the son of the late Ida Roseberry Goad and James Cecil Goad. John was a proud and long-time United Methodist, and was a retired deputy Sheriff for the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Korona Candles lights up productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Southwest Times

    ... opened its manufacturing facility - the Polish company's first in the United States - last year in the Pulaski County Corporate Center in the building that formerly housed TMD Friction. The company invested $18.3 million to produce candles in ...

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  6. Joint 911 dispatch center fully activatedRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County's new Joint 911 Communications Center was fully activated Wednesday morning, meaning all local public safety calls will now be handled at a central location. In the past, most law enforcement, REMSI and fire calls were dispatched through the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office communications center, while Pulaski police and fire department calls were dispatched by the town's communications center.

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  7. Funds OK'd to meet ACA insurance requirementsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County Board of Supervisors Monday night allocated more than $450,000 to the county school system to cover additional health insurance enrollments anticipated under the Affordable Care Act. The allocation will allow the school system to proceed with open enrollment to see how many school employees who previously did not qualify for coverage will be joining the school's health insurance program.

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  8. Five Year Old And Infant Had Been Left AloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    ... boy found dead in a septic tank left him at home with his infant sister on the morning he disappeared. Pulaski County Commonwealth's Attorney Mike Fleenor says Ashley White and Paul Thomas told investigators 5-year-old Noah Thomas and his ...

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  9. Prosecutor: Kids Home Alone Before Boy Died in Septic TankRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WCAV

    A prosecutor says the parents of a Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank left him at home with his infant sister on the morning he disappeared. Pulaski County Commonwealth's Attorney Mike Fleenor says Ashley White and Paul Thomas told investigators five-year-old Noah Thomas and his six-month-old sister remained at home while White drove Thomas to his job on March 22. The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.

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  10. Public comment sought on Route 11 studyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Southwest Times

    The New River Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a meeting Thursday to receive public comment on a study of Route 11, from Route 114 to the Radford city limits. NRV MPO, Pulaski County and Virginia Department of Transportation are conducting a study of the corridor to address issues such as access management strategies, safety and operational improvements, and pedestrian and bicycle accommodations.

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  11. Prosecutor: Boy Left Home with Baby on Day He DisappearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... boy found dead in a septic tank left him at home with his infant sister on the morning he disappeared. Pulaski County Commonwealth's Attorney Mike Fleenor says Ashley White and Paul Thomas told investigators 5-year-old Noah Thomas and his ...

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  12. Paul Thomas and Ashley White are being held without bond at New River Valley Jail.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The parents of the 5-year-old Pulaski County boy who was found dead on his family's property last month were denied bond in court on Wednesday. Paul Thomas and Ashley White are both facing charges of child abuse and child neglect after their son, Noah Thomas, was found dead in a septic tank on March 26. According to the prosecution, the parents admitted to police that they left their children at home alone Sunday morning, March 22, when Ashley took Paul to work.

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  13. New River Valley Leaders Form Group to Push for Rail ServiceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    New River Valley leaders are joining together to push for extending passenger rail service to the region. Organizers on Tuesday announced the formation of a group called New River Valley 2020: Putting Passengers on Track.

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  14. JV Cougars rally to beat Cavs, stay undefeated in 4 outingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Southwest Times

    ... shine through. That was the case Friday as the JV Cougar baseball team trailed 3-0 against Carroll County. Pulaski County (4-0) put together a rally, and, with the bases loaded, Henry Fink laid down a bunt to bring in the tying run, but also outran ...

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  15. Organizations partner to benefit early childhood educationRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Southwest Times

    That's the motivation behind a new effort to improve the lives of preschool youth in Pulaski County, as Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. William A. Hazel Jr. put it Thursday. The idea is to keep children well educated and healthy, despite the extenuating circumstances of a poor home life.

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  16. NRV Community Chorus brings Broadway to PulaskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Southwest Times

    The classic tunes of the Broadway greats, including Stephen Sondheim and Rogers and Hammerstein, will take center stage at the Pulaski Theatre next weekend. The New River Valley Community Chorus, which incorporates singers and musicians from Pulaski County, Radford and Montgomery County, will present a show simply titled "Broadway," which ties together some of the classic tunes from New York City's musical theater scene.

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  17. Libraries celebrating National Library WeekRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Southwest Times

    Pulaski County Public Library and Charles and Ona B. Free Memorial Library, Dublin, join libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week today through Saturday. It is a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers.

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  18. Area students inducted into honor societyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Southwest Times

    Four Pulaski County students were among the 22 area students at Radford University recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Elaine Huff and Donald Jones, both of Pulaski, were joined by Jamie Zander of Dublin and Whitney Chase of Fairlawn as students from Pulaski County.

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  19. Nominations sought for biking awardsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Southwest Times

    ... Professional awards. Nominations are open to individuals within RIDE Solutions' service area, which includes Pulaski County. The awards recognize individuals "who are improving the opportunities for bicycling as a form of transportation, either ...

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  20. No injuries reported in single-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Southwest Times

    No one was injured in a single-vehicle crash that broke a utility pole on Mount Olivet Road Thursday morning. Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Capt.

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