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Christmas Store benefit concert set for Tuesday

The Pulaski County High School Fine Arts Department annual concert to benefit the Christmas Store is Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. The event will be held at the high…

Walk-in glass workshop at FACNRV

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com The inaugural Walk-In Workshop at the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley kicks off Saturday, Nov. 23.  Local artist Martha Biggar will be teaching…

Nominations sought for teachers using agriculture in classrooms

RICHMOND – Virginia’s  Agriculture in the Classroom program is accepting nominations for its 2014 Teacher of the Year award. The purpose of the award is to recognize a deserving Virginia…

Virginia 4-H Livestock Judging Team wins in Nebraska

BLACKSBURG – The 2013 Virginia 4-H All-Star Livestock Judging Team traveled to Omaha, Neb., where they took first high team overall against 28 other teams in the Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Judging…

Faculty gain insights from Southeast Asia

BLACKSBURG – In a huge, multilevel fresh-foods market in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, two Virginia Tech faculty members marveled at the din, the stalls, and the vendors — a marked preponderance…

Fleenor: Deeds always willing to help

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Even though he didn’t represent Pulaski County, local Democratic Party Chairman Mike Fleenor says 25th District Sen. Creigh Deeds has been a friend to Pulaski…

How to put the gobble back in Thanksgiving

How to put the gobble back in Thanksgiving

By ANGIE M. AUSTIN Special to The SWT As the holiday season approaches, many families and individuals are already busy making plans. Menus are being prepared, guest lists are being…

PCHS grad sentenced for mail fraud

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County High School graduate was fined more than $1 million and sentenced to 41 months in federal prison Monday. Jamie Carl Graham, 34,…

School board covers varied architectural concerns

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   At Thursday night’s Pulaski County School Board meeting three items on the board’s agenda dealt with building repairs or renovations, all presented to the board…

Ice skating will help Big Brothers Big Sisters

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   ROANOKE – Ice skaters can enjoy a day on the ice at Roanoke Civic Center Saturday, Dec. 7, and help Big Brothers Big Sisters of…