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Fire at Camrett takes out cooling unit

                      By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A Friday afternoon fire at Camrett Logistics on Viscoe Road in Fairlawn…

More students eating most important meal of the day

                        By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Getting kids to eat breakfast has never been an easy task…

NRCC Cycling Club open to community, too

Do you have an interest in cycling and want the opportunity to compete? New River Community College has a cycling club that competes in collegiate cycling events across…

Wounding suspect sent back to jail

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Draper woman charged with shooting her common law husband is back in jail after allegedly contacting the man by telephone. Pulaski County Juvenile…

Man convicted of cashing student’s check

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A 63-year-old man will have to repay $5,317 he obtained under false pretenses when he cashed a financial aid check meant for a college…

Is free NRCC tuition in Pulaski County’s future?

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Radford, as well as the counties of Giles and Floyd, already offer their graduating seniors free tuition to New River Community College. This…

Couples’ spat lands man in jail

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  CARROLL COUNTY — A 30-year-old Cana man is being held without bond at New River Valley Regional Jail after a spat with his girlfriend…

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FINALLY: PC Middle School soccer forming

FINALLY: PC Middle School soccer forming

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor It still won’t be an official school team, but…

Local wrestlers putting in work at State meet

Local wrestlers putting in work at State meet

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor SALEM – The second day of competition at the…

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Chamber meets at historical site

Draper is a small town with a railroad and ties to the Baltimore Road that carried many travelers from north to south and south to north. The…

Eye of beholder sees what may be

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are not the only politicians in the news. Gov. Terry McAuliffe has joined them as the FBI conducts an investigation of funds…

Obituaries

Jeanette Green Loderstedt

Jeanette Green Loderstedt, 85, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. Mrs. Loderstedt was a resident of Pulaski, Va., since 1968 when she…

Alleen Edwards Redd

Alleen Edwards Redd, 92, formerly of Draper, Va., died Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in Pascagoula, Miss. She was born Jan. 29, 1925, the daughter of the late…