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Multi-vehicle crash slows holiday traffic

Multi-vehicle crash slows holiday traffic

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A six-vehicle crash on I-81 in Pulaski County Monday slowed Labor Day traffic, but resulted in no serious injuries, according to Virginia State Police. First Sgt.…

Pulaski Elks provide 2014 support for military and veterans

Exalted Ruler James Chitwood of The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks “Pulaski Lodge #1067” reported the year ending Elks National Organization results of support for United States Military Personnel…

Christiansburg man killed in forklift accident

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG — A 50-year-old Christiansburg man was killed Saturday when he attempted to abandon and overturning forklift to run for safety. Robert Joseph Tucker was…

Dublin Walmart packs buses

Dublin Walmart packs buses

By Dee Dee Somervell Pulaski County United Way   The Dublin Walmart recently participated in the Pack the Bus campaign for Pulaski County students. With donations made by customers and…

Glencoe Museum to host NRCC Art Show

Glencoe Museum to host NRCC Art Show

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Glencoe Museum in Radford announced the opening of a new gallery show featuring art produced by students from the New River Community College art…

Library activities slated for kids

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Library System has scheduled a number of activities and events to keep the kids busy through the remainder of the year. The events…

Former Va. governor’s corruption case goes to jury

RICHMOND  (AP) — The jury began deliberations Tuesday in the corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison if jurors conclude that…

Ex-House majority leader joins investment bank

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has a new job as vice chairman and managing director of a global independent investment bank. New York-based Moelis &…

32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine were still on the…

‘I need to do this now …’

‘I need to do this now …’

Former postman embarks on coast-to-coast-to-coast run for suicide prevention   By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   “When I read about how he died and the depression he was dealing with, it…