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Big hearts help warm bodies

Melvin Whitaker Special to The SWT   With the sudden drop in temperatures at night people are doing their best to stay warm, especially those without shelter. A drive has…

McAuliffe elected governor of Va. over Cuccinelli

TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) — Democrat Terry McAuliffe has been elected Virginia’s next governor, defeating Republican Ken Cuccinelli after pledging to expand the state’s Medicaid rolls and portraying his rival…

Stove fire destroys Pulaski home

Stove fire destroys Pulaski home

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A fire that started on a cooking stove spread Sunday destroying a home in northeast Pulaski. Pulaski Fire Marshal Todd Garwood said the fire started…

Trucker gets nine months in fatal wreck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Sharon Marie and Mark Andrew Tate planned to celebrate their 22nd wedding anniversary and 25th class reunion during homecoming weekend at their alma mater, Emory…

Fla. man convicted in killing of Redskins’ Taylor

MIAMI (AP) — A 23-year-old man was convicted of second-degree murder Monday in the 2007 slaying of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor during what witnesses say was a botched burglary.…

In final day, Va. governor hopefuls meet voters

WARRENTON (AP) — To appreciate their vastly different strategies in the race for Virginia governor, simply look at how the candidates spent Monday, the final full day of campaigning before…

Election Day is tomorrow—SBE Encourages Virginians to Prepare

RICHMOND– Tomorrow, November 5, 2013, is election day in Virginia. All polling locations will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Anyone who is eligible to vote and in…

Biden: Whole nation looking to Virginia gov’s race

ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — The entire nation is watching the state’s election for governor, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday, adding that a critical decision is at stake: whether Virginians…

Veteran’s Day celebration honors a Radford hero

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   USMC Colonel John Ripley neither was born nor died in Radford, but he’s being honored by the city all the same. The Vietnam veteran, a…

Hard work pays off for NRCC machining student

Hard work pays off for NRCC machining student

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC public relations   When Agnes Preston immigrated to the United States from Hungary, she was looking for opportunity. As a single mother providing for her young…