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YMCA adopts new membership rates

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Hensel Eckman YMCA in Pulaski has adopted new membership fees that include rates for senior citizens and college student, as well as savings for using…

Relay for Life Field Day

Relay for Life Field Day

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Dublin Middle School held a ‘Dukes For A Cure’ Relay For Life Field Day on Thursday. The event, which took place on the athletic field, was…

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 you…

Radford man charged in meth lab

Radford man charged in meth lab

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – A 50-year-old Radford man is facing four charges in connection with a methamphetamine lab raided Wednesday. Charles Allen Custer Jr. was arrested after…

Man charged with wife’s 2000 murder

Man charged with wife’s 2000 murder

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com BLACKSBURG – It’s been 13 years since his wife was initially thought to have choked to death on a piece of chicken, but a Montgomery County…

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Threat’ unsubstantiated, but being taken seriously

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A rumored threat that a student planned to bring a weapon to Pulaski Middle school Friday morning was unsubstantiated by school officials, but was turned over…

Jonas recognized for part in tornado rebuild

Jonas recognized for part in tornado rebuild

Pulaski County Board of Supervisors recognized Janet Jonas Monday night for her part in coordinating cleanup and rebuilding after two tornadoes ripped through Pulaski and Draper in April 2011. “One…

Budget meeting highlights needs for new vehicles

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Town council debated the town’s needs versus capital in the budget at Tuesday night’s meeting, leading to much discussion of where new items are needed for…

There’s lots to do this weekend

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County residents have no reason to complain that there’s nothing to do this weekend. From a movie and concert to a chance to help…

More street funds coming down the road

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   For years, Pulaski County has been postponing and scaling back projects on its Six-Year Secondary Road Improvement Plan due to dwindling state funds, but it…