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Special Olympics fundraiser features ‘Dr. Elvis’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   BLACKSBURG — Donations for Special Olympics of the New River Valley will be accepted during a free July 4 concert and fireworks show to be…

New Pulaski baseball academy offers a spot to develop skills

New Pulaski baseball academy offers a spot to develop skills

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   While baseball season only lasts a few months out of the year, like most other sports, serious players know that in order to win games,…

Town Council approves multiple projects

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski Town Council held a special meeting last Tuesday, June 24, to discuss three bids for proposed projects in relation to repairs needed around…

Reverend Terry Bowden says goodbye to Fairlawn Church of God

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   This Sunday marks the last service the Rev. Terry Bowden will preach as pastor of Fairlawn Church of God. Bowden came to the church in…

Summer Reading Program continues through the month of July

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   With the month of June almost over, the Summer Reading program still has many events planned through July, in an effort to keep kids engaged…

Virginia earns top special education rating from U.S. Department of Education

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   Virginia is one of 18 states and territories that has earned a “meets requirements” designation the U.S. Department of Education’s (USED) new results driven accountability…

National Committee for the New River changes name to New River Conservancy

By JENNIFER WADE Jennifer@southwesttimes.com   The National Committee for the New River (NCNR) announced that it has changed its name to the New River Conservancy.  Formed in the early 1970’s,…

Wounded Warrior Project tournament raises over $14,000

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Wounded Warrior Project hosted a golf tournament at the Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech on Monday, June 9. Twenty-seven teams, each comprised…

Tam ‘Tom’ Meredith

Tam ‘Tom’ Meredith

Tam “Tom” Meredith, 49, of Pulaski, Va., went to be with his heavenly father on June 27, 2014 after his courageous battle with colon cancer.   A funeral service will be…

Water treatment plant in the process of improvement

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   After two years of planning and discussion regarding funding, long overdue upgrades to the Town of Pulaski’s Water Treatment Facility will begin this summer. The…