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Pumpkin pickin’

Pumpkin pickin’

Courtesy photo Two-, 3- and 4-year-old children in Hensel Eckman YMCA’s Child Development Center, and Y staff, recently enjoyed a day of corn mazes and hayrides during a visit to…

NRCC offering business technology workshops

Workshops discussing Google Docs, preparing for the Microsoft Office Specialist exam and using social media for business will be offered at New River Community College in November and December. “Google…

Korona wins TradePort Innovator of the Year Award

Korona Candles is the 2014 recipient of the Virginia TradePort Innovator of the Year Award presented in Richmond during the 66th Annual Virginia Conference on World Trade. Korona, one of…

Planners to consider ‘substance abuse clinic’

Planners to consider ‘substance abuse clinic’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski planners will hold a public hearing Monday seeking citizen input on a proposed clinic classified under the zoning ordinance as an “outpatient mental health and…

Physicians Wellness Center explains position, treatment

The following is a prepared statement submitted to The Southwest Times by Konrad Kaeding, attorney for Physicians Wellness Center.   PCA Pain Care Center of Virginia has been treating pain…

Involuntary manslaughter charged in child’s death

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A grand jury has handed down an involuntary manslaughter indictment against the mother of a 4-year-old child killed in a July wreck. Crystal Lynn Lefler, 35,…

Timothy Hurst named to Pulaski County School Board

Timothy Hurst named to Pulaski County School Board

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   As the newest addition to the Pulaski County School Board, Timothy Hurst plans to approach his position to the school system’s governing body as a…

LewisGale hospitals earn high marks

LewisGale hospitals earn high marks

SALEM – When it comes to patient safety, all four LewisGale Regional Health System hospitals were awarded top scores by Leapfrog, an independent industry watchdog. Two of the hospitals, LewisGale…

‘Relay’ holding participant meeting Monday

‘Relay’ holding participant meeting Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Those who plan to take part in the 2015 Relay For Life campaign to benefit American Cancer Society are urged to attend a participant meeting Monday.…

Pulaski police warn of IRS scam threat

Pulaski Police Department is warning the public of a recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) phone scam in which potential victims are threatened with losing property, and even deportation, if they…