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NRCC launches free mobile campus app

New River Community College Information Technology officials have announced the launch of NRCC Mobile, a free mobile campus application that brings college life to popular smartphones and mobile devices. NRCC…

Men charged in Montgomery burglaries

Men charged in Montgomery burglaries

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Two men have been arrested in connection with “multiple” burglaries in Montgomery County. According to a press release from Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office…

Wall defects found at middle schools; Students not in danger

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com Certain areas of Pulaski and Dublin middle schools have been restricted due to lateral movement or an outward bow in wall structures. The defects were discovered…

Spring wildfire season approaching

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com It happens every year, February through April. Virginia’s spring wildfire season is on the horizon, and the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) is hoping citizens will…

1918 flu impacts Pulaski County

Nearly 95 years ago an invisible pestilence invaded the town of Pulaski, leaving behind 125 deceased county citizens, 92 who were town residents. The flu epidemic of 1918 struck locally…

Renewal of Conservation Tax Incentive Aids New River Landowners

PULASKI – Farmers in Pulaski and surrounding counties who want to conserve their family farms can now benefit from a recent tax change that could eliminate their federal taxes for…

Steam train excursion passing through March 9

Steam train excursion passing through March 9

        By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Southern Railway 630 steam locomotive that stopped in Pulaski last summer will be passing through Pulaski in March on a round-trip…

Boyd ready to hand over reins

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com For almost 16 years, Sherry Boyd has held the reins of the town of Pulaski’s Finance Department, but come June she’s ready to hand them over…

Space still open in Zumba Fitness class

Looking to work off extra pounds put on during the holidays? New River Community College still has space available in a Zumba Fitness class being held on Tuesday and Thursday…

Rounding up helps kids get a ‘Reality Check’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Each time you Round Up your purchase at Goodwill over the next few months, you’ll help area middle and high school students get a “Reality Check”…