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General Assembly Braking on DUI Legislation

By JESSI GOWER Capital News Service   RICHMOND –Virginia passed landmark DUI legislation in 2012, requiring anyone convicted of a DUI in the commonwealth –whether it’s a first or 31st…

New food safety training classes available

Virginia Cooperative Extension and New River Valley Health District will be teaching the “Serve Safe Foods” course. The course is designed for persons to learn basic safe food handling procedures…

PCPC seeking volunteers for Rx take-back and after-prom events

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Community Partners Coalition (PCPC) is seeking volunteers to work an Rx Take Back and an After Prom Coffee and Waffle House event. The Rx…

Neuroscientist investigates how brain repairs itself after a stroke

Neuroscientist investigates how brain repairs itself after a stroke

By MICHAEL SUTPHIN Virginia Tech News BLACKSBURG – A neuroscientist at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech says she hopes that a better understanding of how…

Jones steps down as Cougar football head coach

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor   As the whirlwind of changes continue in the Pulaski County coaching scene, The Southwest Times was made aware this morning that Todd Jones…

Local church to hold workshop on prisoner re-entry

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Fieldstone United Methodist Church in Christiansburg will host a workshop on prisoner re-entry on Tuesday, April 8 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. According to Mary…

Dublin town council discusses mental health law, honors employees

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Thursday night’s Dublin town council meeting started out with a report from Dublin Police Chief Dennis Lambert, in which he discussed a change in hours…

Meth lab busted in Elliston

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   A man has been arrested following a meth lab bust in the Elliston area of Montgomery County. According to a news release from Deputy Mark…

Truegrass, Zephyr Lightning Bolts to perform at April NRCC bluegrass jamboree

Truegrass, Zephyr Lightning Bolts to perform at April NRCC bluegrass jamboree

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC Public Relations  The music of Truegrass and the Zephyr Lightning Bolts will be featured during New River Community College’s Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree on…

Polar Plunge puts the freeze on Pulaski County

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The phrase “Polar Plunge” has been making its way around the area and several local pastors and community members have participated in the chilling event.…