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Pulaski short on volunteers

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Despite the ongoing efforts of a handful of committed citizens, one thing Pulaski lacks enough of is registered volunteers. The town of Pulaski Fire Chief…

Southwest Virginia Fresh benefit concert at Mercantile

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The Draper Mercantile will present a benefit concert for Southwest Virginia Fresh on Saturday, June 1, featuring area band Laura Beth and Clover Hollow. Southwest…

PCHS set to conduct commencement exercises Friday

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Cue “Pomp and Circumstance!” Pulaski County High School will confer 331 diplomas beginning promptly at 7:59 p.m. this Friday, May 31 at Kenneth Dobson Stadium…

Tests seem favorable for economic development

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Officials at the regional wastewater treatment plant are pleased that recent tests are favorable for the plant’s ability to handle industries showing interest in the…

Christiansburg pedestrian hit, killed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – A pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck and killed late Tuesday while walking on Roanoke Street in Christiansburg, according to police. Becky…

Radford Women’s Studies director wins Fulbright grant

Radford University Professor Moira P. Baker, director of the Women’s Studies Program, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant to lecture at J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek in Croatia during…

PAT golf tournament successful despite rain

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com After being delayed due to rain, 83 golfers took to the course at Pulaski Country Club in support of public transit in the county and town…

Claytor holding bike ride for National Trails Day

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Bicyclists are invited to take part in a leisurely ride of Claytor Lake State Park’s trails Saturday, June 1, in celebration of National Trails Day.…

Visitors Center garden will honor Cervantes

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will honor former communications director Claudia Cervantes by dedicating a new garden in her memory next month. Cervantes was killed…

Va. Board of Education approves PCHS STEM program

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Schools received approval from the Virginia Board of Education to establish a Governor’s STEM Academy at Pulaski County High School. The new courses will…