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School board pops the $45.7 million question

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The Pulaski County School Board officially popped the $45.7 million dollar question this week. In a resolution and letter, the school board asked county supervisors…

Outdoor sculpture exhibition opens in Radford

RADFORD — Three sculptures selected from 18 entries are now on view in Radford’s first juried outdoor sculpture competition. The exhibition, titled “An Epic Journey,” runs through Sept. 15 in…

Mary Draper Ingles living history weekend set

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Mary Draper Ingles’ life and story will be celebrated through exhibits and living history this weekend in Radford. The Mary Draper Ingles Weekend Celebration includes…

Radford man seriously injured in crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — A 40-year-old Radford man was seriously injured Tuesday evening in a two-vehicle crash in the city. Paul Hershey was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial…

Pulaski recipient of $75,000 arts-based grant

Pulaski, in partnership with the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley, is one of 89 National Endowment of the Arts grant recipients, and will receive $75,000 to combine…

Concert series continues with Domino Band

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The Domino Band will bring what is often described as high-energy rhythm and blues, soul and old-school funk music to Jackson Park Friday for the…

Radford couple receives Chancellor’s Award

RICHMOND – New River Community College nominees Tracy and Sarah Wilkins of Radford received the 12th annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy during a recent luncheon ceremony at the…

Summer Reading Program offers knowledge and fun

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Registration is under way for Pulaski County Library System’s annual Summer Reading Program (SRP), which not only enhances knowledge and reading skills, but also offers prizes…

Pulaski County employees ‘live United’

Employees in Pulaski County local government offices joined together this year to Live United. Donations they made through the Pulaski County United Way campaign will reach a variety of residents,…

AC, fans available for older citizens

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com So far, it’s been a relatively cool spring, but now that the mercury is on the climb, keeping cool may prove to be difficult for older…