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‘Take Back’ proves successful – again

A second Prescription Drug Take Back Program held this past Saturday once again proved successful, bringing the total number of prescription and non-prescription pills disposed of this year to more…

VHDA adds military page

STAFF REPORT The Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) recently added a new landing page to its website, making it easier for active and retired military personnel to take advantage of…

Pancakes to help seniors

New River Valley Agency on Aging and Radford Daily Bread are urging the public to “enjoy a short stack for a tall cause” Jan. 8 by attending a Pancake Breakfast…

Orioles learn, improve through preseason tournament action

DUBLIN–It was a tough week for the Pulaski Middle School girls’ basketball team as far as wins and losses go, but according to the coaching staff, it was a week…

County loses two public servants

Pulaski County lost some long-time public servants this week when two retired law enforcement officers died. Former Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Cpl. Robert Earl Hoback died Wednesday and former Dublin…

‘Crooked Road’ visits theatre

The stage at Pulaski Theatre normally hosts musicians and the occasional thespian, but Wednesday it served as a board room for directors of The Crooked Road. The board of directors…

Age-old question still looms

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A portion of the retaining wall for Peak Creek needs repairs, but Pulaski officials won’t know who should fix it until ownership of the creek is…

Recycle for your future

Americans recycle their trash every day because they know it’s an important activity that can have a positive impact on the environment. But once a year the U.S. Environmental Protection…

Local graduate returns from Marine Corps.

“I’m officially a Marine now.” Those are the words the parents of Ricky Cassell heard on his first phone call home from basic training with the United States Marine Corps.…

Veterans recall those who served

In November 1919, President Woodrow Wilson declared Nov. 11 as “Armistice Day,” now known as Veterans Day. With the honorable day approaching, veterans around the county are reflecting on days…