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Veterans Day: Events and ceremonies around nation

Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, monument dedications and other events. ___ NEW HAMPSHIRE: GREEN PASTURES Richard Velez is a veteran who makes it…

Blood drive offering chance at VT/UVA football tickets

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Dublin Lions Club is hosting a blood drive Monday, Nov. 25, that will give donors a chance to win tickets to the upcoming Virginia Tech,…

Nora Stanberry, an inspiration for all

Nora Stanberry, an inspiration for all

By ANTHONY AKERS Special to the SWT   There are many wonderful people living in our great community who serve as an inspiration to us all. One of the most…

Veterans Day Q&A

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   This year for Veterans Day, the Southwest Times sought out the opinions of local veterans on recent military topics in the news, as well as…

RU Appalachian Studies move sparks outrage

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Executing a maneuver that caused great consternation in some quarters, Radford University has elected to move its Appalachian and Rural Studies program from Buchanan House,…

Man facing eviction accused of bomb threat

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – A 20-year-old Christiansburg man facing eviction from a rental unit has been charged with threatening to bomb the unit. According to Christiansburg Police…

NRCC offering online career training programs

More than 100 new non-credit career training options are now available online through New River Community College. The new programs, in areas such as IT and software development, sustainable energy,…

Community asked to ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   We’ve all seen the angel trees that help brighten the holidays for needy children, but for many senior citizens, this can be a difficult and…

Pulaski Y breakfast and auction this Saturday

A final reminder to early diners and sharp Christmas shoppers: the Pulaski YMCA’s pancake breakfast and silent auction are still on at Fatz Café this Saturday, Nov. 9, from 8…

Blacksburg Long & Foster designated Toys for Tots collection site

Blacksburg Long & Foster designated Toys for Tots collection site

Blacksburg – Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, has announced that its Blacksburg office will launch its annual toy…