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Volvo recalling 700 workers

Just days after announcing a new five-year contract with it’s union employees, Volvo Trucks North America announced this morning it will be recalling 700 workers at its New River Valley…

Vets may be eligible for tax exemption

If Gov. Bob McDonnell signs a bill passed by the Virginia General Assembly, certain military veterans may no longer have to pay real estate taxes. Pulaski County Commissioner of the…

Radford resident crowned Ms. Wheelchair Virginia

The Ms. Wheelchair Virginia Board of Directors announced that Emily McGrail of Radford was crowned Ms. Wheelchair Virginia on Saturday, March 19, at Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center in Fishersville. The…

Volvo recalling 700 workers

Just days after announcing a new five-year contract with it’s union employees, Volvo Trucks North America announced this morning it will be recalling 700 workers at its New River Valley…

UAW ratifies 5-year contract with Volvo

Employees represented by United Auto Workers have agreed to a five-year contract covering nearly 1,300 employees at the Volvo Trucks North America New River Valley plant at Dublin. Ratification of…

Earthquake rattles county

While the news may be shocking, and almost unbelievable, Pulaski County experienced an earthquake March 28 just before 3:30 a.m. The epicenter of the earthquake was located in the area…

Columnist Tom Hawley dies

Thomas Lee Hawley, a long-time columnist for The Southwest Times, died Sunday at is home. Hawley, 80, first started writing his column, “The Way I See It,” in 1985 and…

Robbery investigation continues

Pulaski County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect who robbed a Fairlawn credit union Friday, March 18. According to Sheriff Jim Davis, the suspect…

Three teens, juvenile arrested

Three teens and a juvenile have been arrested in connection with an incident that was reported as a hit and run accident, but police say it turned out to include…

UAW ratifies 5-year contract with Volvo

Employees represented by United Auto Workers have agreed to a five-year contract covering nearly 1,300 employees at the Volvo Trucks North America New River Valley plant at Dublin. Ratification of…