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Faith Ryders honor WWII veteran

Faith Ryders honor WWII veteran

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com In recognition of his 90th birthday and service to the nation, Faith Ryders Motorcycle Ministry recently honored World War II veteran Virgil C. Lester with some…

Dunnivant Building to get a little brighter

Dunnivant Building to get a little brighter

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski building that will be converted into an extended-stay facility will be getting a little brighter inside. SHAH Development LLC has been given the go-ahead…

Humane Society ‘yappy’ over ‘biggest event yet’

Humane Society ‘yappy’ over ‘biggest event yet’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Humane Society volunteers Friday were basking in the glory of their “biggest event yet” — a fundraiser that helped boost the nonprofit agency’s coffers…

“Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption”

“Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption”

By Laura Hillenbrand   As a Vietnam veteran, I was honored to be asked to do a book review for Veterans Day. I was given the choice of any book…

Cordle named LewisGale Hospital Employee of the Month

Cordle named LewisGale Hospital Employee of the Month

Angie Cordle was recently selected as the Service Excellence Employee of the Month for October at LewsGale Hospital Pulaski. The award recognizes outstanding employees who demonstrate service excellence beyond their…

Lecture series to discuss Pulaski ‘through the decades’

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Those eager to learn more about Pulaski’s history will be able to so during a lecture series titled “Pulaski Through the Decades,” scheduled to start…

Hunters warned against dumping deer carcasses illegally

WYTHEVILLE – Wythe County Code Enforcement Officer A.B. Dunford is warning local hunters that improperly disposing of animal carcasses is a crime punishable by up to a year in jail…

Korona wins state trade award

Korona wins state trade award

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   RICHMOND — Korona Candles in Dublin has been named Virginia’s 2014 TradePort Innovator of the Year for its impact on trade and business growth in…

Montgomery County burglary probed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com MONTGOMERY COUNTY — The public’s help is being sought for information into a Halloween burglary at Christy’s Store, at the corner of Prices Fork and Peppers…

Dress for Success NRV helps women make the best first impression

Dress for Success New River Valley wants everyone to know how women are making a difference in the New River Valley. DFS is a non-profit organization that helps women reach…