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Race fans urged to follow recommended routes Sunday

Race fans urged to follow recommended routes Sunday

MARTINSVILLE — Fans headed to the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday are encouraged to follow the routes recommended on Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) signs and message boards…

Mental health facility keeps zoning status

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County Board of Zoning Appeals on Tuesday ruled in favor of a Dublin mental health facility whose zoning status was petitioned by a…

Free Clinic of Pulaski County selected as a Radford University clinic site for behavioral health study and treatment

Free Clinic of Pulaski County selected as a Radford University clinic site for behavioral health study and treatment

The Free Clinic of Pulaski County has a new partner in its mental health assessment and treatment of patients, and FCPC Executive Director Debbie Suddarth welcomes the landmark collaboration with…

Sheriff’s office investigating possible paving scam

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County Sheriff’s office is currently investigating a potential paving scam that occurred Wednesday. According to a post on the Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page,…

Service remembers victims of substance abuse

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Community Partners Coalition (PCPC) will hold a Community Service of Remembrance Tuesday to remember those who have been impacted in some way by substance…

Police ID suspect, need help locating

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — Radford City Police Department now knows the name of the suspect in an alleged firearm brandishing incident Sunday, but now they need help in…

Employment up in NRV; increase leads state

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   RICHMOND — Employment in the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) has seen a slight increase in the past month and leads the state with the…

1 killed in Blacksburg house fire

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com BLACKSBURG — Authorities are investigating a Wednesday morning fire in Blacksburg that claimed a life. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputy M.E. Hollandsworth said firefighters located a…

Dublin Moose hosting Kid’s Halloween Party

Dublin Moose Lodge will hold a Kid’s Halloween Party Saturday, Oct. 25, at the lodge, 5700 Bagging Plant Road in Dublin. Everyone is invited to attend. The free event will…

Tea and poetry reading coming to Pulaski Library

Tea and poetry reading coming to Pulaski Library

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Dr. Parks Lanier of Fairlawn will be reading poetry from his new book, “Appalachian Georgics and Collected Poems,” Thursday, Nov. 6, during a free tea and…