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Jail time given for violating probation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A man facing up to 27 years in prison for violating probation by receiving new charges will serve six months instead. Chad Wesley Harlow, 29, of…

Parents to be notified about bullying investigations

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com An amendment to Virginia’s anti-bullying law now requires school administrators to inform parents anytime an investigation is being conducted into an alleged case of bullying.…

Zeppelin, Journey tribute bands signed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Fans of 1970s and ’80s classic rock had better get rested this summer, because the historic Pulaski Theatre is going to have ’em rockin’ in the…

Radford man guilty of soliciting murder

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 25-year-old Radford man convicted Monday of soliciting the murder of a prosecutor, detective and two juveniles apologized and expressed thanks no one was harmed, but…

Southwest Virginia doesn’t vote with state

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Tom Perriello and Corey Stewart may have lost their respective political party’s nomination for governor last week, but they won Southwest Virginia. Ralph Northam defeated…

County school lunches to increase

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County students will be paying a little more for their meals in the upcoming school year. The change will result in a 10-cent increase…

DHS plans 50-year reunion

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The Dublin High School Class of 1967 will hold its 50-year reunion beginning at 5 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Dublin Lions Club, 100 Lions…

Teachers offered environmental ed training

Virginia Cooperative Extension in collaboration with Southwest Virginia Chapter of the Society of American Foresters and other members of the forest industry is offering an environmental education opportunity for teachers…

Local 18th Century travel center gets needed upgrades

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com One part of a family’s legacy continues on 13 acres of rolling meadow tucked between hilly terrain and river at the end of the winding…

Free meals coming to RES, PMS

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Free breakfasts and lunches were added to Critzer and Pulaski elementary schools two years ago, and now students at two other county schools will get…