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County schools chosen for pilot program

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County is one of three Virginia school divisions chosen for a pilot program to train public school teachers and employees to recognize mental health issues…

Magnificent 7 inducted into Hall of Fame

Magnificent 7 inducted into Hall of Fame

By Lynn Adams editor@southwesttimes.com   Seven new members – including for the first time non-student, or foundational, members – have been inducted into the Pulaski County High School Hall of…

Ft. Chiswell crowns king, queen

Ft. Chiswell crowns king, queen

Tina Quesenberry/SWT Darrell Blankenship (left) was crowned king and Amanda Hurst was crowned queen during homecoming ceremonies Friday night at Fort Chiswell. The homecoming court was comprised of (from left)…

Dublin seeking merchants for Treat Trail

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The town of Dublin is seeking merchants to participate in its 2014 Halloween Treat Trail scheduled for Oct. 31. According to Dublin Police Chief Dennis…

Dublin sets date for Christmas parade

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   It’s almost that time of year again. Dublin Town Council voted Thursday night to hold its annual Christmas Parade Saturday, Dec. 6. The vote also…

VDOT announces county roadwork, lane closures

The Virginia Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork this week in Pulaski County as well as 11 other counties in the Salem district. Projects scheduled include the following. Paving…

‘Ag Day’ marks 10th anniversary

‘Ag Day’ marks 10th anniversary

By Shonda Carico FFA Chapter Reporter   More than 350 fifth-grade students from Pulaski County schools gathered at New River Valley Fairgrounds recently for the 10th annual Ag Day, sponsored…

52 ladders: Telling the stories of Alum Ridge School

52 ladders: Telling the stories of Alum Ridge School

In 2013, Charlie Brouwer met with Bob Mitchell and his father Ray about an idea he had involving an old school standing in their rural Floyd County pasture. Their family…

7 county residents graduate from Radford University

RADFORD – Seven Pulaski County residents – three each from Pulaski and Dublin, and one from Newbern – graduated from Radford University at the end of the summer session. Earning…

NRCC student receives national Coca-Cola scholarship

By AMANDA ALLEN Special to The SWT New River Community College student Shane Haupt has been awarded a national Coca-Cola “Leaders of Promise” scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa. The Leaders…