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Volunteers needed for Appalachian Trail crews

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   BLACKSBURG – If you like working hard, having fun with new friends and living in the backwoods, Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is looking for you.…

Radford Roosting Festival to take place at the end of March

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@radford.edu   The Radford Visitor’s Center will host the seventh annual Radford Roosting Festival on Saturday, March 29 in Bisset Park from noon to 3 p.m at…

Neglected home gets new lease on life

Neglected home gets new lease on life

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   After falling into such disrepair it ended up on the condemned list, a Pulaski home is getting a new lease on life and will eventually…

PCHS student receives national honor

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The National Society of High Scholars (NSHSS) announced Pulaski County High School (PCHS) student Ashton Gray has been selected to become a member of the…

Woman accused of making meth

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com CHRISTIANSBURG – A 30-year-old Christiansburg woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly manufacturing drugs. According to Christiansburg Police Department spokeswoman Becky Wilburn, Angel Marie Durham was arrested…

Handgun safety class slated for April

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com New River Community College will offer a two-night handgun safety class in April, with the opportunity to also spend some time on a firing range. The…

State Police helping boost blood supply

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The Dublin field office of Virginia State Police will sponsor another blood drive Thursday, March 27, from noon until 6 p.m. to help boost area…

Pulaski YMCA and Pulaski Bikes to sponsor two bicycle events

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Bikes, as well as the Pulaski YMCA, are preparing to host two bike rides for one big event next month. Titled “Y Not Ride?”…

Arts at Virginia Tech traces the evolution of portraiture

BLACKSBURG– The Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech (http://www.artscenter.vt.edu/)’s newest exhibition provides a glimpse into the evolution of portraiture through the lenses of traditional and technology-based art. Featuring the work…

Bluegrass jamboree returns to WCC Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Wayne Henderson and Friends and Whitetop Mountain Band will perform Saturday when the monthly Bluegrass and Old-Time Jamboree returns to Wytheville Community College. The free…