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Council starts discussion for public safety center

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   While it’s a topic that’s been mentioned in passing in previous meetings, the Pulaski Town Council has given traction to developing a plan…

Get ready to make a splash!

Get ready to make a splash!

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Break out your bathing suit – summer’s here! The pool at Randolph Park officially opens for the summer on Saturday, so get out there…

Ratcliffe museum features textile industry exhibit

Ratcliffe museum features textile industry exhibit

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   “Textile Industry in Pulaski” is the newest exhibit at the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Transportation Museum in Pulaski. The exhibit was prepared by Radford…

VT cadet commander to speak at Dublin Memorial Day ceremony

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Air Force Maj. Gen. Randal D. Fullhart will speak Monday at the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony in Dublin. Fullhart serves as the commandment…

Offices, banks closed for Memorial Day

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Several county offices and businesses will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The Pulaski County administration offices, along with the Dublin…

41 NRCC nursing students receive pins and degrees

41 NRCC nursing students receive pins and degrees

Forty-one students in the 2015 associate degree nursing class at New River Community College received their NRCC nursing pins and their associate degrees at a recent ceremony at…

Entrepreneurship workshop set for May

A new workshop entitled “The Entrepreneurship Option” will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at New River Community College’s New River Valley Mall site in Christiansburg. This workshop…

Question of the Week

Q. Republican Presidential candidate Rand Paul says he will do "everything humanly possible" to keep the Senate from reauthorizing the Patriot Act. Is this a good idea?

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Corey Smith of Dublin one of six Hokie Bass Fishing Team members in National Championship

Corey Smith of Dublin one of six Hokie Bass Fishing Team members in National Championship

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor FLORENCE, Ala. – One team has gotten the job…

Burks ready to be next Bluefield College Ram

Burks ready to be next Bluefield College Ram

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor “Marcus Burks is the kind of young man we’re…

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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

Deborah Becky Trompeter

Deborah Becky Trompeter, 57, of Pulaski, Va., died Sunday, May 17, 2015. She is preceded in death by her beloved daughter, Tovah Trompeter. A memorial service will…

Christopher Darrin Wade

Christopher Darrin Wade of Roanoke, Va., passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Masonic Lodge, Henry Clay…