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Free meals available for eligible children

By LAURA ENDERSON laura@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Public Schools are once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program that provides meals to all children ages 2-18 without charge. Meals…

Rural Retreat Fiddler’s Convention

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The first-ever Rural Retreat-Wythe County Fiddlers Convention will be held this Memorial Day Weekend at the Rural Retreat-Wythe County Fairgrounds.   For something so new,…

YMCA gearing up for summer camp

With summertime just around the corner, Hensel Eckman YMCA’s Child Development Center is gearing up for summer camp. The “Y” is accepting registrations for this year’s program. Each week of…

Claytor Lake Festival entertainment schedule

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   This year’s Claytor Lake Festival, set for Saturday, June 8 at Claytor Lake State Park, will feature a variety of live music for the crowds.…

Pulaski hosting VML meeting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Around three-dozen members of the Virginia Municipal League are expected to attend a meeting being hosted by the town of Pulaski Thursday. This is the second…

UAW vets honor fallen soldiers Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The public is invited to bring a guest and join the Veterans Committee of United Auto Workers Local 2069 in honoring the nation’s fallen soldiers…

Theatre ‘Friends’ celebrate with 25¢ movie admission

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Friends of the Pulaski Theatre will celebrate its 20th anniversary June 7, with 25-cent admission to its First Friday Classics movie, “Thunder Road.” June’s First Friday…

Through truck traffic restricted

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Following a public hearing, Pulaski County Board of Supervisors voted Monday night to prohibit through truck traffic on Highland and three other roads, but it could…

EMS Week recognizes efforts of first responders

Day in and day out, Virginia’s EMS providers stand ready to respond to citizens in need, providing pre-hospital care to the sick or wounded. Last year alone, EMS providers responded…

Bluegrass festival shines through the rain

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Saturday’s Pulaski Grand Slam Bluegrass Festival at Calfee Park had a modest turnout and, despite the intermittent light rain, much milder weather then the previous…