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Missing teen found with Illinois man

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A Christiansburg teen who went missing Monday was found safe early this morning with the Illinois man with whom…

NRV sees another jump in employment

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Last year ended on a positive note, as the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metropolitan statistical area saw a 0.3 percent job increase in December, according to…

Homeownership creation to become part of Baskerville rehabilitation project

Homeownership creation to become part of Baskerville rehabilitation project

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The scope of the Baskerville neighborhood rehabilitation project has changed to make homeownership a possibility for those living in that area. The Pulaski…

Musick cleared of sexual battery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Prosecutors have dropped an aggravated sexual battery charge filed against a 61-year-old Fairlawn man, citing doubt in the validity of the allegations. “Over the…

Grant will acquire land for river access

Grant will acquire land for river access

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Thursday was awarded one of 14 state land conservation grants, enabling it to acquire land for public access to the New River.…

Bill would ‘ban the box’ on job applications

By Ali Mislowsky Capital News Service   RICHMOND – A Senate committee on Monday narrowly approved a bill that would prohibit state agencies from asking job applicants if…

College affordability bills now in senate

By Stefani Zenteno Rivadineira Capital News Service   RICHMOND – After clearing the House of Delegates, two bills aimed at making college more affordable in Virginia have now…

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Cougars suffer road loss to Bruins

Cougars suffer road loss to Bruins

By Rodney Young SWT Sports Writer BLACKSBURG – Playing on the road can be difficult at…

Phillips earns double-double against Bruins

Phillips earns double-double against Bruins

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor The Lady Cougar basketball team continued its rotation of…

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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

Robert Lee Chinault

Robert Lee Chinault, 76, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at the LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski. Born Nov. 3, 1938, in Marion, Va., he was son…

Robert Lee Chinault

Robert Lee Chinault, 76,  of Pulaski, Va., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski. Arrangements are pending by Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.…