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Shooting reported at NRCC’s Christiansburg site

According to Becky Wilburn, spokeswoman for the town of Christiansburg, the conditions and identities of two women injured in a shooting at New River Community College satellite site at New…

New law cracks down on bullying in schools

By STEFFANIE ATKINS Capital News Service RICHMOND – Beginning in July 2014, each school board in Virginia must include in its student code of conduct a prohibition against bullying, including…

Southwest Virginia Fresh calling for baked good entries

By LAURA ENDERSON laura@southwesttimes.com Enter your favorite family breads and baked sweets in the Southwest Virginia Fresh’s third annual Blossom & Grow Fest Baking Contest. There are three categories: Yeast…

Bike Kitchen dinner benefits disadvantaged

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com The Draper Mercantile’s Blue Door Café will host Bikes, Brews and Bluegrass, a benefit dinner for the New River Valley Bike Kitchen, Saturday, May 4. The…

Va Tech to hold 6th Day of Remembrance Tuesday

BLACKSBURG (AP) — Virginia Tech will hold its annual run and other events to mark the sixth anniversary of a mass shooting at the school that left 33 dead, but…

Got drugs? Turn them in April 27

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in National Prescription Take-Back Day Saturday, April 27. If you have any unused or expired medications turn them over…

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…

Will health care reform impact your business?

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   We’ve all heard what financial impact health care reform is having on Pulaski County School System, but do you know how the Affordable Care Act…

Tipton Ridge will host Community Day open house

Tipton Ridge will host Community Day open house

By LAURA ENDERSON laura@southwesttimes.com The Pulaski County Humane Society and Tipton Ridge Veterinary Medical Center are teaming together to bring back Community Day. The event is planned for Saturday, April…

Busy season for stage at PCHS

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County High School will present two musical events this spring, in addition to this weekend’s production of ‘Seussical.’ The art, band, choir and drama departments…