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UAW gearing up for 24th Ride for Freedom

UAW gearing up for 24th Ride for Freedom

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts, veterans and citizens will gather Saturday at the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2069 Union to take part in the Veterans Ride…

Broken nose results in felony conviction

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Dublin man received a three-year suspended prison sentence Wednesday after pleading guilty to breaking his sister’s nose during an argument in 2013. Under a plea…

Hiwassee man admits 10-year drug addiction

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 29-year-old man who pleaded guilty in December 2013 to allowing his infant to go unfed for 10 hours, admitted Wednesday to being a drug addict.…

Pulaski Jazz & Ribfest has something for all the senses

Pulaski Jazz & Ribfest has something for all the senses

By Lynn Adams Midsummer in Southwest Virginia will never be the same again, thanks to a daylong event organizers expect to be the premier attraction for the New River Valley.…

BOS discusses potential noise ordinance changes

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   As Memorial Day weekend approaches, there won’t be any changes to Pulaski County’s noise control ordinance ahead of the inevitable three days of outdoor celebrations.…

‘Friends’ grant to buy recycling containers

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Friends of Peak Creek is the recipient of a recycling grant that will enable it to install four recycling receptacles outside Pulaski Train Station. Keep Virginia…

Bench dedicated in memory of classmate

Bench dedicated in memory of classmate

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Elementary School dedicated a bench Tuesday in memory of Darin Conner, a student who died when a box or shelf-type structure fell on him at…

108th annual NRV Horse Show starts Thursday

108th annual NRV Horse Show starts Thursday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Horse enthusiasts from throughout the region will converge on New River Valley Fairgrounds Thursday for the start of the 108th annual New River Valley Horse Show.…

Plane wreckage discovered

SMYTH COUNTY – The wreckage of a private plane missing since Monday, has been discovered in a remote area of Smyth County. According to Virginia State Police spokesman Corinne Geller,…

Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul

Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul

Lynn Adams/SWT Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul brought their crowd-pleasing quartet to the historic Pulaski Theatre Saturday night as the Roanoke-based jazz, blues and soul band continues to…