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Service focus of King Day

Need to go to the grocery? Save your shopping until Monday, Jan. 17, when you can also buy food to donate to the Martin Luther King Day Food Drive. Virginia…

Rabies shots encouraged

Although the number of confirmed cases of rabies in Pulaski County actually declined in 2010, a local environmental health official says livestock and domestic animals should be vaccinated. “It’s worth…

Police raid Radford meth lab

Two adults are being held without bond and two children are in the custody of the state following an early Thursday morning raid of an apartment in Radford. According to…

Bill would mandate five-year sentence

Adults convicted of allowing children to be in the presence of methamphetamine labs will have to serve a mandatory five years in prison if legislation filed by a local delegate…

Schools voice budget concerns

Superintendents and representatives from all 133 school districts in Virginia will hold a press conference to describe the impact of proposed state and local budget cuts on their school districts…

Embezzlement charge reduced

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A felony embezzlement charge against a Pulaski County Social Services employee was reduced Tuesday to misdemeanor petit larceny and may eventually be dismissed. Wythe County Assistant…

Friends mourn loss of young man

As the New River Valley community morns the death of Matthew Allen Special, age 23 of Blacksburg, his friends remember him for the intellectual, curios individual he was. Special passed…

Green served Pulaski well during tenure here

Although he may have had a losing record overall as a pitcher and manager, Dallas Green served Pulaski well during the single season he coached the local farm team. Green…

Embezzlement hearing set today

A 25-year employee of Pulaski County Department of Social Services is slated to be in General District Court today for a preliminary hearing on a charge of embezzlement. The hearing…

Group proposes electric regulations

The Virginia Electric Utility Regulatory Work Group released its final report and legislative recommendations prior to the 2011 General Assembly Session. Del. Ward Armstrong, 10th district, formed the Virginia Electric…