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Man on the Street

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Sometimes the best news isn’t what people are doing in the community, but what they’re thinking. We again present a feature about just that, giving you…

There’s a new recruiter in town

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   His will probably become a familiar face in the halls of Pulaski County High School, as he searches for the next “few and proud” who…

Police raid active meth lab in Radford

Police raid active meth lab in Radford

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD – Two men were arrested Wednesday when authorities raided an active methamphetamine laboratory on Fifth Street in Radford. Lt. Andy Wilburn with Radford City Police…

Lambert named Dublin police chief

Lambert named Dublin police chief

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The names assigned to many badge numbers at Dublin Police Department have changed over the years, but two that remained the same were Dennis Lambert’s…

Updates to elder suicide study released

By LAURA ENDERSON laura@southwesttimes.com An update to the Elder Suicide in Virginia: 2003-2010 report from the Virginia Violent Death Reporting System was released in late March. This report is an…

Ralph Stanley to perform locally April 20

Ralph Stanley to perform locally April 20

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Ralph Stanley has an honorary doctorate of music from Lincoln Memorial University, a museum dedicated to his life on the Crooked Road, a National Medal of…

Pulaski ‘methadone clinic’ inching closer

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Unless a problem is found during an upcoming site visit, the new “methadone clinic” could be up and running in Pulaski by summer, according to a…

Special enforcement nabs 125 violations

Special enforcement nabs 125 violations

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you noticed what seemed to be more Virginia State Police troopers on Pulaski County roads than normal Tuesday, it wasn’t just your imagination. In an…

Local 4-Hers headed to state cattle contest

Local 4-Hers headed to state cattle contest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County 4-H Livestock Club has two of the three New River Valley teams chosen to participate in Virginia’s Youth Cattle Working Championships this weekend…

Earth Day events in Pulaski

By LAURA ENDERSON laura@southwesttimes.com   In celebration of Earth Day on Monday, April 22, Pulaski has two events that residents can participate in on Saturday, April 20. Claytor Lake State…