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Public invited to share local history

Have a bit of local history you’d like to share? If so, come out to Charles & Ona B. Free Memorial Library in Dublin and take part in a local…

‘The Ratcliffe’ board onboard and running

By J.R. SCHRADER The Southwest Times Formally organized Monday, Friends of The Ratcliffe, are off and running. They are running to hunt volunteers interested in helping to tell the story…

Trooper receives ‘Superintendent’s Award’

Trooper receives ‘Superintendent’s Award’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   State Trooper Matthew W. Coake, who is assigned to the Dublin Virginia State Police office, recently was awarded the “Superintendent’s Award for Outstanding Promotion of…

Dublin schedules budget hearing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Dublin Town Council will hold a public hearing Thursday, June 20, to solicit public comment on the town’s proposed $3.7 million 2013-14 fiscal year budget.…

‘Chicken Bus’ rolls into Fairlawn

‘Chicken Bus’ rolls into Fairlawn

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Tuesday afternoons are becoming more delicious in Fairlawn, thanks to a big maroon bus and some tremendously friendly, hard working people serving food from an unusual…

Faith Ryder flies flags honoring local vets

Faith Ryder flies flags honoring local vets

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   When Eddie Wright of Faith Ryders Motorcycle Ministry headed to the nation’s capitol in May as part of Rolling Thunder he had one main mission…

State Parks offer Father’s Day activities

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Claytor Lake and New River Trail state parks are offering some special programs this weekend to help families celebrate Father’s Day. At Claytor Lake, families…

Truck hauling chips crashes on interstate

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Virginia State Police are investigating an early-morning wreck on Interstate 81 Monday. According to State Trooper Robert Church, a 1996 Kenworth tractor-trailer hauling 13,000 pounds…

Bond revoked for alleged victim contact

Bond revoked for alleged victim contact

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Bond was revoked for a Pulaski man charged with three sex offenses after he allegedly made contact with the victim. According to court records, David…

‘Lunch at the Depot’ to be held Thursday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The town of Pulaski will sponsor its second “Lunch at the Depot” event Thursday at Pulaski Train Station. Mark Nichols will provide musical entertainment for this…