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Truck driver fined in fatal I-81 wreck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Pennsylvania truck driver was fined $500 Monday in connection with a September wreck in Pulaski County that claimed an Alexandria woman’s life. Alan Le-Roy Jordan…

Handgun safety class begins today

New River Community College is offering a handgun safety class today and Thursday. Both classes at 6 to 9 p.m. in room 148 at the NRV Mall site in Christiansburg.…

Peek-a-boo

Courtesy photo Some of the chicks that were hatched in third-grade classrooms in Pulaski were recently playing Peek-a-boo, poking their heads in and out from underneath their warmer. Parents should…

NRCC offers computer skills ‘boot camp’ workshops

Several courses in New River Community College’s “Boot Camp” series of technology workshops will be offered beginning May 31. “Boot Camp: Beginning Excel” is 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May…

A Heroine’s Return: New director talks about revising ‘Long Way Home’

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A campaign to bring Mary Draper Ingles’ story home has existed in one form or another since “The Long Way Home” closed in 1999, after…

Hudson receives PCHS top senior award

Makayla “Kadie” Hudson, the daughter of George and Julie Hudson, was named Most Valuable Cougar during senior assembly ceremonies Friday at Pulaski County High School. Hudson is a member of…

6 graduate YEA program

By Sheila Nelson Special to the SWT Six Pulaski County students have a pretty good idea what it takes to be an entrepreneur, and now they have the graduation certificate…

Graduating triplets are the same, but different

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Jimmy and Penny Lane discovered just over 18 years ago that, sometimes, the best things in life occur in threes. On Feb. 12, 1999, all…

Adult, teen enamel jewelry classes set

Pulaski County Library system is holding separate jewelry enameling classes for adults and teens this summer. According to Amber Brillhart, who will teach the classes, participants learn how to enamel…

Students named to ‘Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges’

Twenty-nine New River Community College students have been named to “Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” These students were recognized at the recent President’s Awards Ceremony at…