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Kid’s Fishing Day is Saturday

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries’ second annual Kid’s Fishing Day will be held Saturday at Camp Powhatan off Max Creek Road. “We have a lot more kids registered…

NRV in ‘prolific’ development phase

Despite a struggling national economy, a local official says the New River Valley is in a “prolific” phase of economic development. Aric Bopp, executive director of New River Valley Economic…

Truck prohibition approved

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County officials have approved the prohibition of trucks weighing in excess of 10 tons on Highland Road unless they are making a delivery on either…

Cronauer to emcee dedication

Adrian Cronauer, the Vietnam veteran on which the movie “Good Morning, Vietnam!” was based, will emcee the dedication ceremony for the new Southwest Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery Friday. Cronauer, who now…

Fund surpasses $200,000 mark

A fund set up to help local tornado victims has surpassed $200,000. Robert Hiss, assistant administrator for Pulaski County, said the Pulaski Tornado Relief Fund now stands at just over…

Low-cost clinic for healthier pets

Having an animal vaccinated is as vital to the health of the owner as it is the pet. With community health in mind, the Pulaski County Humane Society will be…

RU students celebrate bin Laden’s death

RADFORD – Although an estimated 1,000 Radford University students poured into the streets to celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden late Sunday night, police said the event was generally…

School Nutrition Employee Appreciation Week

Connie Paul, Office Assistant Preparing healthy school meals, teaching good nutrition habits and offering a friendly greeting are all in a day’s work for more than 60 child nutrition employees…

Theatre presenting Roots of Music tour

If you’d like to know how Southwest Virginia influenced American music, you’ll want to come out to Pulaski Theatre May 10 as the Crooked Road kicks off its “Roots of…

Marshall to address NRCC spring grads

STAFF REPORT Nathaniel X. Marshall, chairman of the Virginia State Board for Community Colleges, will address graduates at the 42nd annual commencement of New River Community College. The ceremony will…