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Reassessment notices to be mailed Friday

CHRISTIANSBURG – More than 36,000 notices of reassessment will be mailed Friday to all owners of taxable real estate. The 36,191 reassessment notices are not tax bills, but statements of…

New River Community Action works to help despite lack of donations

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   During the colder winter months, the area’s homeless and lower income families depend on New River Community Action (NRCA) to help cover their electric costs…

A day in the life

By Lamont Cranston Fly on the wall   The fluorescent lights flicker to life at 7:31 a.m. as managing editor Lynn Adams flips the wall switch in the newsroom and…

Route of proposed pipeline revised in Virginia counties

ROANOKE (AP) — Energy companies have revised the route of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run from West Virginia to Virginia. Media outlets report that the new route…

Rules for fire parade

The annual Fire Prevention Week parade will step off at 7 p.m. Thursday along Main Street. To ensure safety for participants and spectators alike, Pulaski Fire Marshal Todd Garwood provided…

InMotion invests $5 million to open first U.S. manufacturing facility in Blacksburg

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com BLACKSBURG – InMotion has announced that it will invest more than $5 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Montgomery County. The company is…

Workshop looking at lifespan friendly communities

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Christiansburg — With the New River Valley’s population and housing stock aging, a workshop to be held Oct. 22 will consider ways to address these…

Some Wythe County residents may see former vehicles on tax tickets

WYTHEVILLE – Wythe County residents will receive their personal property tax tickets from the county treasurer’s office this month. This year’s tax tickets, however, will include an assessment for all…

Smokey Bear visits the library

Smokey Bear visits the library

Game cameras not just for wildlife anymore

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Game cameras aren’t just for capturing photos of wildlife anymore. According to a case in Pulaski County Circuit Court last week, they’re also good for finding…