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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute opens doors, Virginia Smart Road for 25th anniversary celebration

BLACKSBURG – The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute will open its doors and the Virginia Smart Road to the public Nov. 15 as part of a 25th anniversary celebration of its…

Virginia Tech researchers and Blacksburg firm, FitNet, to develop advanced cyber fitness tool

BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech networking researchers and local technology entrepreneurs are working on a groundbreaking broadband-enabled health and fitness tool called FitGENI that is unlike anything currently on the market.…

Jamboree featuring Country Boys, Friday Night Dance

The Country Boys and Friday Night Dance Band will perform at New River Community College’s Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club jamboree Saturday, Nov. 9. The show begins at 6 p.m.…

Robber seeking reduction in burdensome sentence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Charlotte, N.C. man convicted of robbing the Fairlawn Radio Shack in 2012 is asking the court to reduce his eight-year sentence because it’s burdensome…

PES students celebrate Read Aloud to a Child Week

PES students celebrate Read Aloud to a Child Week

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com  Virginia Senate Joint Resolution 409 (2001) designated the fourth week in October as “Read Aloud to a Child Week.” Pulaski Elementary School participated in this statewide…

RU ID drains “Nosferatu” price

The Pulaski Theater has announced that anyone who shows a Radford University ID at Friday’s Halloween movie, “Nosferatu,” will pay only $3 for admission, instead of the usual $5. The…

Hospital welcomes new physicians

Hospital welcomes new physicians

By SHEILA D. NELSON Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce   LewisGale Hospital–Pulaski and Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed two new physicians to the hospital and community with a…

Moss donates to Virginia Tech Arts Center

After receiving a $10 million donation from artist P. Buckley Moss towards its $100 million arts center building, Virginia Tech has named the center in tribute to her. The donation…

Man on the Street

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Sometimes the best news isn’t what people are doing in the community, but what they’re thinking. We again present a feature about just that, giving…

Sew What a success!!

Sew What a success!!

By Alaina Casioppo, VCE Pulaski Office (AmeriCorps VISTA)   Virginia Cooperative Extension teamed up with local retired Family and Consumer Science (FACS) teacher and established seamstress, Marianne Baillos, to offer…