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Indecent liberties alleged

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com CHRISTIANSBURG – Authorities have charged a 57-year-old man with taking indecent liberties with a child. No details of the incident are being released, but Kenneth Lee…

Support group starting for Alzheimer’s caregivers

BLACKSBURG – A new support group is available for those providing care for Alzheimer’s patients and members of the public. The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet the third Friday…

DST marks time to do more than change clocks

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   It’s time to “spring forward” again Sunday, but the switch to Daylight Saving Time (DST) is an opportunity to do more than just move the…

NRCC hosting quilt-focused art show

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Artists as well as those interested in needlework will want to check out New River Community College’s latest art show in Godbey Hall. The quilt-focused…

RHS Forensics Team advances to state championship

RHS Forensics Team advances to state championship

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Students from Radford High School’s (RHS) Forensics Team will be moving on to the VHSL State Championship after the team’s triumph at the regional competition…

VDOE Announces Mathematics & Science Partnership Grants

Grants Fund STEM-Related In-Service Training for 740 Teachers   By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has awarded grants totaling more than $2.1 million to 10 partnerships…

‘Dogs Deserve Better’ protests in Wytheville

‘Dogs Deserve Better’ protests in Wytheville

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   A group of animal rights activists has been occupying the space outside of the Wythe County Administration Building this week in an effort to raise…

‘California Dreaming’ still set to play on March 11

‘California Dreaming’ still set to play on March 11

As a reminder to public, the show will go on, as “California Dreaming” will play at the Pulaski Theatre on Tuesday, March 11. The touring musical was rescheduled from its…

Theatre kicking off Third Friday Movie

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Theatre will kick off its newest feature this month, Third Friday Movie night, with “Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” The Third Friday Movie series will…

Entries sought for Virginia Film Festival

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHARLOTTESVILLE – University of Virginia is seeking entries for its 27th Annual Virginia Film Festival, to be held Nov. 6-9. Filmmakers from throughout Virginia and…