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Annual supplies for seniors drive under way

The New River Valley Agency on Aging, Volunteer Pulaski, and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Montgomery County and the city of Radford have joined together to collect and…

Benefits are numerous when shopping locally

  Shopping is a big part of the holiday season, when families and friends gather to reconnect and exchange gifts. While the popularity of shopping online has grown, such practices…

County men arrested on meth charges

By MELINDA WILLIAMS meinda@southwesttimes.com Two Pulaski County men are being held without bond in the regional jail on charges of making methamphetamine. According to New River Valley Regional Jail records,…

Pendergrast takes new path in career

By J.R. Schrader Editor Emeritus To former patients, seeing a darkened waiting room leaves an empty spot in those who depended on Dr. Kenneth Pendergrast for their diagnosis. But after…

Draper ready for park construction to begin

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com When construction gets under way next spring, it will lay the groundwork for a pavilion, basketball court, playground, playfield and more in Draper on the…

Rural Retreat ‘institution’ joining Crooked Road

Rural Retreat ‘institution’ joining Crooked Road

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  RURAL RETREAT — Stop by Jim Lloyd’s Barber Shop during the daylight and you’ll get a haircut, of course. But when the sun goes down, the toes…

Humane Society’s new leader sees room for growth

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  There are few jobs without an element of stress, but Anthony Woodyard is fortunate to have a stress reliever built into his position. The new executive…

Motorists urged to ‘drive to save lives’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A sudden surge in fatal crashes in Virginia during November has Virginia State Police urging motorists to “drive to save lives” during the Thanksgiving weekend —…

Transportation museum open Thanksgiving

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  If you’re looking to walk off your Thanksgiving meal or build up an appetite Thursday, stop by Ratcliffe Transportation Museum in Pulaski and take in some…

Thanksgiving Pet Travel Tips

Thanksgiving Pet Travel Tips

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busy holiday travel season. Time to start planning your holiday getaway – whether it be to the in-laws, Grandma’s or somewhere in between. Before…