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Volvo confirms more layoffs for late summer

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A reduction in projections for the North American truck market has Volvo planning additional layoffs later this summer. John Mies, with corporate communications for…

YMCA hosts summer suppers

The YMCA of Pulaski County will host summer suppers beginning Wednesday through the YMCA’s participating in the Summer Food Service Program and No Kid Hungry grant initiative. The…

Prep under way for Memorial Day ceremony

Prep under way for Memorial Day ceremony

All T’s were crossed and I’s were dotted when the planning committee for the Memorial Day ceremony met this week at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery. From the…

18th annual Memorial Day service set for Radford

RADFORD – In this, the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day, Radford will host its 18th annual Memorial Day program at 11 a.m. Monday at Bisset Park Gazebo, 23…

Supervisors bear the brunt of bear encounters

By Miles Bates miles@southwesttimes.com There’s currently no evidence that lions or tigers are a problem in Pulaski County, but bears are another thing. Calfee Park, which is accustomed…

Celebrate Radford Festival is Saturday

RADFORD – The Celebrate Radford Festival, an affordable family-friendly event, is scheduled for Saturday on the grounds of Glencoe Museum & Gallery, 600 Unruh Drive. The festival runs…

Veterans’ graves to be marked

American Legion Post #7 and VFW Post 1184 in Pulaski will mark the graves of veterans in Pulaski County with a flag for Memorial Day. With the amount…

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Sports

Regular season ends, playoffs under way for spring sports

Regular season ends, playoffs under way for spring sports

While it seems like things just got started a week or two ago, Pulaski County…

Hokies vs Highlander game postponed

The Virginia Tech vs Radford University baseball game scheduled for Tuesday, April 12 at Historic…

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Scrambling to keep up

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Possibly you’re the jaunty sort who gets up early with vigor, whistling and beaming and generally being the complete opposite of, say,…

A stirring rendition

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   So you dragged home through yet MORE snow (and I’m out of jokes about the weather, sorry; I’m out of patience with…

Obituaries

Roy Everett Blevins

Roy Everett Blevins, age 66 of Pulaski, Va., passed away Thursday May 26, 2016 at LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski. Arrangements pending at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski. 540-980-6160…

Cecil A. Duty

Cecil A. Duty, 87, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016 in Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, Va. Cecil was born Nov. 14, 1928, in the Artrip section of…