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Opportunities for Virginia’s community college students pursuing STEM degrees

Virginia’s Community College students pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields statewide have access to new scholarships, research experiences, internships and courses thanks to a NASA grant…

PMS at Apple Ridge Farm

PMS at Apple Ridge Farm

Courtesy photo Students in Pulaski Middle School’s Orioles Unplugged program went on an overnight trip to Apple Ridge Farm recently in Copper Hill, Va. Part of the trip included learning…

Contributing to the future

Contributing to the future

Courtesy photo ABB, a manufacturer of outdoor electrical transformers located in Bland, Va., recently donated a substantial amount of aluminum and steel to the Pulaski County High School Career and…

Bluefield College marks second highest enrollment in school history

BLUEFIELD, Va. – Bluefield College is celebrating its highest student enrollment since 1998, and its second highest student population numbers in the history of the school. Nine hundred twelve students…

Breaking news: Remains belong to missing Virginia student

RICHMOND (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a…

Abductions prompt change in missing person policy

Abductions prompt change in missing person policy

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Whether more adults are going missing or the media just reports such cases more, Dublin Police Department has changed its missing-person policy to clarify how such…

Autumn’s color peaks this weekend in Southwest Virginia

Autumn’s color peaks this weekend in Southwest Virginia

By Lynn Adams editor@southwesttimes.com   This year’s fall color season is turning out to be one of the best in years, according to the Virginia Department of Forestry and Virginia…

Pulaski Employee of the Month

Pulaski Employee of the Month

Calvin Pynn/SWT Corporal Joshua Bowden, with the Pulaski Police Department, was honored as the Employee of the Month at the Town Council’s October Work Session. Bowden was recognized for going…

Fairlawn Firefighters holding Craft Fair

Fairlawn Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fundraiser Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held at the old Riverlawn Elementary School…

Low turnout causes YMCA to cancel 5K run, walk

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The YMCA 5K Run and Walk that was scheduled for Saturday has been canceled due to a lack of registered participants. According to Allison Hunter,…