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GIRLS GET IT: Local students focus on tech futures

GIRLS GET IT: Local students focus on tech futures

By Brooke J. Wood brooke@southwesttimes.com CHRISTIANSBURG – Local girls spent last week building and creating. Robots. Video games. Mobile apps. 3-D models. Such pursuits, not typically encouraged in girls, were…

Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, died Thursday. He was…

Judge: ‘You’re not entitled to see eye-to-eye’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Pulaski man accused of threatening to blow up police who were arresting him in February requested a new court appointed attorney Monday, saying he doesn’t…

Jury acquits man of raping housemate

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Pulaski County jury says a Pulaski man did not rape a woman who was sharing a house with him and his wife in 2014. After…

Man accused of setting off smoke bomb in library

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man is being held in lieu of $1,000 secured bond on charges he set off a smoke bomb in Pulaski County Library and on…

FOCL sponsoring Claytor Lake clean up Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Friends of Claytor Lake [FOCL] is asking the public to come out to the lake Saturday to take part in its annual All Lake Clean Up…

Saturday is the Great American Campout

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Grab your tent and camping supplies because it’s time for the Great American Campout! Claytor Lake and New River Trail state parks are celebrating the National…

Yankees kick off 2016 season at Calfee tonight

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Coming off an inaugural year that sent them to the playoffs, the Pulaski Yankees open their 2016 season at home tonight in a further enhanced historic…

NRCC president announces retirement

New River Community College’s fifth president, Dr. Jack M. Lewis, has announced plans for his retirement. The official announcement to the campus community was made Wednesday, with his retirement to…

Adaire Theatre returns with Disney classic

By Brooke J. Wood brooke@southwesttimes.com “Aladdin Jr.” returns for its second and final weekend, Friday and runs through Sunday at Pulaski County High School’s Little Theater in Dublin. Entertaining theater-goers…

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