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Library, Community Action board members sought

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County is in the process of seeking citizens to fill vacancies on two county boards: the New River Community Action Board and the Library…

Man on the Street

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Sometimes the best news isn’t what people are doing in the community, but what they’re thinking. We again present a feature about just that, giving…

Yost named ‘Legislator of the Year’ by NAMI

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   For the second time this year, 12th District Delegate Joseph Yost (R-Pearisburg) has been recognized by a mental health organization as “Legislator of the Year”…

Craig Co. may pull out of Fairview Home

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County has given its consent to allow Craig County to pull out of Fairview Home, making it the third founding member to leave since…

BrewRidge Music Festival this Saturday

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The sixth annual BrewRidge music festival will be held this Saturday, rain or shine, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. outdoors at Mountain Lake Lodge…

Nutter to address NRCC graduates

The Honorable David A. Nutter will address graduates at New River Community College’s 44th annual commencement Wednesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m., Edwards Hall 117, on the Dublin campus. Nutter…

Speed limit increasing on Hillsville bypass

CARROLL COUNTY – Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is increasing the speed limit on the Route 58 Bypass around Hillsville this month after engineering studies determined the bypass meets requirements…

What if VDGIF also rejects buoys?

What if VDGIF also rejects buoys?

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   They’ve caused quite a bit of uproar at Claytor Lake the last few months, prompting county leaders to reject them. So what happens if state…

USDA’s SNAP program extends to farmers markets

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com More fresh foods will be available to the government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also formerly referred to as “food stamps”) recipients though farmers markets, according…

NRCC alumna strives to serve others

NRCC alumna strives to serve others

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC Public Relations   If you ask New River Community College alumna Brittni Woolwine what led her to study nutrition and psychology at Virginia Tech, she’ll start…