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Christiansburg pedestrian hit, killed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – The man who was struck and killed by a vehicle on Roanoke Street in Christiansburg Tuesday night has been identified. Becky Wilburn, spokeswoman…

Suspect sought in marijuana operation

Suspect sought in marijuana operation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Christiansburg authorities are looking for a 25-year-old suspect in connection with a marijuana growing operation found inside a residence May 23. According to…

Former coach accused of sex offenses

Former coach accused of sex offenses

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski man who used to coach soccer for the Pulaski County’s recreation leagues has been indicted on three counts of taking indecent liberties with…

Pulaski County Flea Market opens Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Flea Market opens Saturday, promising to once again bring a large crowd of vendors and visitors to New River Valley Fairgrounds for the weekend.…

Memorial poker run to be held June 8

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Motorcyclists from across the New River Valley will gather in Christiansburg Saturday, June 8, to remember a Montgomery County deputy killed in the…

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…