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‘Guns-N-Hoses’ sponsors sought

‘Guns-N-Hoses’ sponsors sought

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   It’s almost time for public safety officials to exchange their guns and fire hoses for softball bats as Safe Haven Child Visitation Centers of the…

Duncans receive VCCS philanthropy award

Duncans receive VCCS philanthropy award

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC public relations   New River Community College nominees Paul Duncan of Christiansburg and Gary Duncan of Salem have earned the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in…

Memorial Day event to be ‘patriotic and inspiring’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   This year’s Memorial Day ceremony at Southwest Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery promises to be both “patriotic and inspiring” as a Bronze Star recipient provides the keynote…

VMI observes anniversary of Civil War Battle of New Market

VMI observes anniversary of Civil War Battle of New Market

By J.R. SCHRADER   The heavens cried copious tears Thursday as VMI Cadets and leaders observed the 150th anniversary of the Civil War engagement at New Market. ‘Every year since…

Hospital announces April 2014 winner of Service Excellence Award

Hospital announces April 2014 winner of Service Excellence Award

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski announced that Sheila Ayotte, CNA, was recently selected as the Service Excellence Employee of the Month for April. According to LewisGale Marketing Communications…

Memorial Day Service features delegates and veterans

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Virginia Delegate Joseph Yost (R-12th) and Radford Arsenal Commander LTC Luis A. Ortiz are featured speakers during Radford’s 16th Annual Memorial Day Service at the…

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   In honor of National Volunteer Month in April, LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski recently held a volunteer appreciation lunch to recognize its 45 active volunteers and chaplains. According…

Transit golf tournament winners announced

Transit golf tournament winners announced

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Area Transit held its 10th annual golf tournament last Wednesday, May 14 at Draper Valley Golf Course. According to a release from Program Supervisor…

The Crooked Road Music Series at Heartwood to feature the Pickin’ Porch

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com     The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail (TCR) music series at Heartwood in Abingdon showcases communities of the region through their traditional music venues…

Poker run slated to raise scholarship funds

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG — Motorcyclists from throughout the New River Valley are invited to take part in the fifth annual Eric Sutphin Memorial Poker Run Saturday, June…