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Conference emphasizes changes ‘for the love of children’

Conference emphasizes changes ‘for the love of children’

By Sarah. D. Burkett Special to the SWT   Virginia Cooperative Extension, New River Community College and Smart Beginnings NRV VA Star Quality Initiative (VSQI) recently presented a conference for…

Class reunions set for Dublin

Dublin High School Class of 1965 has its 50th class reunion Aug. 1 at the Lions Club building in Dublin. Call Freeda Cox Clevinger at 980-7472. The 45th class reunion…

Peak Creek cleanup scheduled for this weekend

Peak Creek cleanup scheduled for this weekend

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Vickie Houk has seen many strange things wash up in Peak Creek over the years. “We’ve found everything from sinks to chicken cages to tractor…

Historic Tate estate goes on the auction block

Historic Tate estate goes on the auction block

They were high school sweethearts. He was a college football captain and war hero. She was named after a Hawaiian princess. They were beloved members of the Pulaski community. Former…

Former attorney jailed for contempt

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A former local attorney whose intoxicated driving charge was amended to reckless driving in 2013, is being held without bond on a charge of contempt of…

Noah’s mom denied bond again

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Unless she successfully appeals to the Appeals Court of Virginia in Richmond, the mother of a boy found dead in a septic tank last month is…

Employment rate steady for NRV in March

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Employment numbers in the New River Valley stayed at a consistent 7,300 between February and March, according to a report released by the Virginia Employment…

CCC asking residents to help clean up county

CCC asking residents to help clean up county

Pulaski County Clean Community Council (CCC) is asking county residents to take the initiative to patrol property bounders and streets for litter that has been left behind by winter’s winds…

Program teaches chronic disease management

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Do you have a chronic disease that needs managing? New River Health District and New River Valley Agency on Aging offer a free Chronic Disease Self…

Changes under way on First Street

Changes under way on First Street

Melinda Williams/SWT The sidewalk along Jackson Park in Pulaski has been removed in preparation for installation of a new water main to provide adequate fire suppression for the new Jefferson…