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Search team finds lost fisherman

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A fisherman who hiked into Gatewood Park to fish Wednesday, then became disoriented and couldn’t find his way back out of the woods, was located…

Guilty pleas entered in home invasion

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – A man whose addresses include Dublin and Radford, pleaded guilty earlier this week to charges stemming from the June 2012 beating and robbery…

Free concert in Radford

New River Valley based musical group The Rosco will play a free concert offered by Radford Parks and Recreation on Tuesday, July 9 at the Bisset Park Gazebo. The band…

Pulaski working to contain sewage leak

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski officials are advising the public to avoid getting into Peak Creek along downstream from 1427 Dora Highway due to a sewage spill into the…

SWVA Veterans Cemetery receives ‘mobility vehicle’

SWVA Veterans Cemetery receives ‘mobility vehicle’

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Rainy skies cleared over Dublin the morning of Independence Day, just in time for a group of veterans and others to gather at Southwest Virginia Veterans…

Dublin Fourth of July ceremony marked with retirement of flag

Dublin Fourth of July ceremony marked with retirement of flag

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Ragged grey clouds rolled partway back to reveal a soaring blue sky at Dublin town hall’s Fourth of July ceremony. The event included a disposal…

Pulaski Fourth of July festivities march on

Pulaski Fourth of July festivities march on

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The ceremony in remembrance of veterans and members of the Armed Forces was a touching and meaningful display with Charles Bopp, Vice-Chairman of Pulaski County…

Claytor Lake lowered due to rain, New River flooding

From Friends of Claytor Lake: AEP on 7/3/13 pulled the lake close to 2 feet below full pond in anticipation of current rainfall and flooding down the New River. Currently…

VDOT: Approximately 65 Salem District roads closed due to SWVA flooding

SALEM – Flooding continues to impact travel in southwest Virginia with approximately 65 roads closed as of noon today.  The Virginia Department of Transportation is working to repair flood damage,…

Radford 4th of July celebration cancelled

Today’s weather is putting a damper on some local festivities planned in celebration of Independence Day. Around 11 a.m., Radford City Manager’s office issued the following statement: “The Spirit of…