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Pulaski seeking board, commission members

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The town of Pulaski is seeking citizens interested in serving their community on one of its boards, commissions or committees. According to Town Manager Shawn…

Elks memorial this Sunday, remembering Lark and Seagle

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Pulaski Lodge #1067 will hold the 106th Memorial Service Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. The Lodge will be paying tribute and adding…

First Bank & Trust Company Comes to Fairlawn

First Bank & Trust Company, a diversified financial services firm, announced plans last Thursday to enter the Fairlawn market at 7305 Peppers Ferry Blvd. The office was previously occupied by…

Police say burglary suspect was out of control

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – Radford police say tasers had to be used to get control of a burglary suspect who allegedly attacked several people and a dog…

Pulaski County FFA ‘tugs’ for Cancer Society

Pulaski County FFA ‘tugs’ for Cancer Society

Officers and members of Pulaski County FFA recently competed in a ‘Tug of Life” competition to benefit American Cancer Society. FFA entered three teams in the contest, which was held…

Sen. Warner applauds House passage of data act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released the following statement today applauding House passage of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA): “Transparency is critical to our democracy…

Wythe County fire 68 percent contained

According to a USDA Forest Service news release sent out Tuesday morning, the landfill fire on the north slope of Wythe County’s Horse Heaven Mountain is 68 percent contained. Smoke…

Virginia coal fields environmental restoration project builds on its past with an eye to the future

BLACKSBURG – When the seeds of the Powell River Project were planted more than 30 years ago, there was scant science on how to best restore lands disturbed by coal…

Meet McAuliffe’s finance co-chairs and senior staff for inaugural committee

RICHMOND – Virginia Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe announced his Finance Co-chairs and senior staff for the Terry McAuliffe Inaugural Committee Tuesday. “I am excited to announce the finance co-chairs and senior…

NRCC offers training in multiple languages

Learning another language is a personal goal for many. For others, language training is an on-the-job necessity. When the need to learn another language arises, New River Community College’s World…