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American Craft Week comes to the New River Valley

The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley (FACNRV), joining more than 200 retailers and art institutions nationwide in celebration of American Craft Week, invites you to celebrate American…

NRCC briefs

NRCC welding professor receives award New River Community College welding professor Mark Gilbert has received the District Director Certificate Award from the Southwest Virginia Section of the American Welding Society…

Request for church Halloween celebration info

Is your church holding a Halloween party, an alternative to Halloween celebration, fall carnival, trunk-or-treat or other event that’s open to the public? Send us information about it, including date,…

National Fire Prevention Week aims to ‘Prevent Kitchen Fires’

American Red Cross responds to thousands of house fires every year, most of which occur while someone is cooking. The focus of this year’s National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12,…

Firm hired for county reassessment

By TRINA RUPE Commissioner of the Revenue   The County of Pulaski has selected the Daleville firm of Wampler-Eanes Appraisal Group Ltd. as general assessor for the 2014 general reassessment…

8th grade reality day a great success

Submitted by Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce   The former Central School area looked more like the school it once was Wednesday, Sept. 25, as buses came and went throughout…

Service truck purchase brought before council

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   At Tuesday night’s council meeting, Town Engineer Bill Pedigo spoke with both gratitude and concern on the matter of service trucks both new and needed.…

Fundraiser will benefit law enforcement memorial

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   The Radford University chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma (APS), the National Criminal Justice Honors Society, will sponsor a fundraiser in Radford next week to raise…

Newbern festival drawing new vendors

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Visitors to this year’s Oct. 12-13 Newbern Fall Festival will find a lot of new products and a wider variety of foods. Miller Farris, chief…

Virginia WIC offices open during partial government shutdown

RICHMOND – State Health Commissioner Cynthia C. Romero, MD, FAAFP, assured Virginians Friday that all offices for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) across the…