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Pulaski Theatre adding ‘Classic Movie Night’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Fans of classic movies will want to set aside the first Friday night of each month this year for a trip to Pulaski Theatre. Beginning Friday,…

Start 2013 with a hike at Claytor Lake

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Those who resolve to get more exercise or lose weight during the coming year will have a perfect opportunity to put their resolution into practice by…

Continuing contract: ‘Job security’

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com “In public education, if you’re a teacher there are very few things that you have that really present job security. This is one that gives just…

Schools: Step up to the plate

Increasing state funding a top priority for 2013 By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Public Schools has a long list of legislative priorities for the new year. At the top…

Old Pulaski Furniture properties house “business incubator”

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com The old Pulaski Furniture buildings downtown may appear to be empty shells to many who pass by them—ghosts of a thriving industrial era gone by. In…

NRV national leader for job creation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metro area has been recognized as a leader in the nation when it comes to job creation between October 2011 and October 2012. According…

Icy precipitation causes multiple crashes

Icy precipitation causes multiple crashes

            By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Rain that turned to icy precipitation Wednesday morning sent vehicles sliding off roads and into objects, keeping Virginia State Police…

Bain honored for service and leadership

Bain honored for service and leadership

              By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com His service to the community is driven by his love for seeing children learn, grow and prosper into a…

Interstate fatality leads to indictment

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   An Ashburn truck driver involved in an October crash on I-81 that claimed the life of a Naval officer has been indicted by a Pulaski…

Indictments returned against wounded burglary suspect

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD – Felony indictments have been handed down by a Radford grand jury in the case of a man who was shot as he allegedly tried…