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Locals to ‘Relay’ against cancer Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com More than 1.6 million people were diagnosed with cancer in the United States last year. But if a group of area residents have their way, the…

Charges dropped for some meth suspects

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Charges have been dropped — at least for now — against four of 12 defendants arrested recently in connection with separate methamphetamine labs raided in south…

Al’s staff back ‘on deck’ after upgrade

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The wait and kitchen staff at Al’s On First in Pulaski is back “on deck” to take care of business after a brief shut down to…

Rick Whitney Memorial Scholarship recipient named

BLACKSBURG – To continue the growth of the building industry, each year, the New River Valley Home Builders Association requests applications from the regions graduating high school students who have…

Council proposes $14.8 million budget

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski’s proposed $14.8 million budget proposal hasn’t yet earmarked funding for employee pay raises, but Town Manager Shawn Utt says the money to do that…

Social media key in tattoo probe?

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Posts on social media apparently have been key tools for officers investigating illegal tattooing in Pulaski, according to search warrants on file in Pulaski County Circuit…

Adaire Theatre’s 6th season opens with ‘The Jungle Book’ at PCHS

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A small boy  – with an entire jungle troupe of wolves, snakes, big cats and apes –  was spotted in Dublin Thursday night. They were…

RU awarded science grant to boost STEM education

RADFORD – The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the largest private, nonprofit supporter of science education in the United States, has awarded Radford University an exclusive $1 million grant as…

Chef’s Table Dinner Series featured at Blue Door Cafe

The Blue Door Café at the Draper Mercantile is taking full advantage of Celebrity Chef T being on staff. The restaurant is now offering reservation-only special events, featured dinners and…

Judge: ‘Offensive touching’ was intentional

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 74-year-old registered sex offender charged with the sexual battery of a teenager was sentenced to 12 months in jail Tuesday after being convicted of assault…