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Local minister reminds citizens services are free

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The Rev. Randy Jarrells, minister of the Wytheville Cowboy Church, came by The Southwest Times to assure the public that services provided by his church…

Keep identities safe when heading to college

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com With college students accounting for almost a quarter of reported identity theft victims, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) urges parents to teach college-bound children how to…

CAD instructor helps students ‘keep it real’

CAD instructor helps students ‘keep it real’

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC Public Relations When it comes to assigning student projects, New River Community College CAD instructor Jeff Levy prides himself on “keeping it real.” He pairs teams…

Host families needed for exchange students

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A nonprofit student exchange program is seeking families in the Pulaski area to host students from around the world during the upcoming school year. Families interested…

August named Virginia Craft Beer Month

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   With more than 82 breweries in Virginia, and the numbers increasing every year, Virginia has become a magnet for the craft beer industry. To celebrate…

Lucky Duck Race comes to Radford

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   The third annual Lucky Duck Race , sponsored by the Radford Noon Rotary Club, the Radford Visitor’s Center and BCR Property Management, will be on…

Supervisors vote to weed out tall grass

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   One of the hottest topics discussed at Monday night’s Board of Supervisors meeting was overgrown vegetation in the county and a proposed ordinance calling for…

Cause of Super 8 fire still undetermined

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Fire officials haven’t been able to pinpoint the cause of a fire that damaged the Super 8 hotel in Dublin Wednesday night. Dublin Fire Department Capt.…

Enjoy concert and movie tonight, even if it rains

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Even if rain continues throughout the day, citizens will still be able to enjoy a concert and movie tonight. In the event of rain, the…

‘Dog Day Afternoon’ event to benefit Humane Society

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   With the recent unseasonably cool weather, it may not seem like the dog days of summer. Nonetheless, Pulaski County Humane Society is hoping a good…