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Local teachers eligible for financial ed grants

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Certain Pulaski County teachers are eligible for financial literacy education grants of up to $5,000 through a fund created by Truliant Federal Credit Union. The grants…

Radford man charged with Fairlawn rape

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A 20-year-old Radford City man is being held without bond on a charge of rape stemming from an incident that occurred at a party in Fairlawn.…

Walk set to raise funds, awareness for Alzheimer’s

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The sixth annual Southwest Virginia Alzheimer’s Walk is set for Sept. 3 at Dublin’s Randolph Park. The walk is very important to Jack Spradlin, the…

Pulaski takes first step on public safety building

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Pulaski Town Council took the first steps this week toward consolidating police, fire and rescue under one roof. In a unanimous decision, council voted to hire…

Today’s the day to celebrate the spud

Today’s the day to celebrate the spud

When Americans think about comfort food, potatoes are normally an integral part of the menu. Each Aug. 19, America’s most consumed vegetable is honored with National Potato Day. More than…

$3 theft brings felony conviction

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Christiansburg woman who shoplifted $3.34 worth of merchandise was convicted of a felony and will have to serve eight months in jail because of her…

Ratcliffe museum hosting Pulaski Cruise In

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Ratcliffe Transportation Museum will have extended hours this weekend as it plays host to the latest Pulaski Cruise In. The Cruise In event, with a…

Police probing vehicle burglaries in Radford

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  RADFORD — Radford police are advising citizens and visitors to lock their vehicles and remove or hide valuables following a series of vehicle burglaries in the area…

Hundreds attend transitional pool parties

Hundreds attend transitional pool parties

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  More than 475 sixth- and ninth-grade students and their parents attended Pulaski Community Partners Coalition’s annual transitional pool parties held last week at Randolph Park. The…

Grant could be lifesaver for Pulaski’s downtown

Grant could be lifesaver for Pulaski’s downtown

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  “This is some of the best news I’ve heard about downtown in a while,” Pulaski Councilman David Clark said of the fact a loan fund is…