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Dublin seeking merchants for Treat Trail

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The town of Dublin is seeking merchants to participate in its 2014 Halloween Treat Trail scheduled for Oct. 31. According to Dublin Police Chief Dennis…

Dublin sets date for Christmas parade

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   It’s almost that time of year again. Dublin Town Council voted Thursday night to hold its annual Christmas Parade Saturday, Dec. 6. The vote also…

VDOT announces county roadwork, lane closures

The Virginia Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork this week in Pulaski County as well as 11 other counties in the Salem district. Projects scheduled include the following. Paving…

‘Ag Day’ marks 10th anniversary

‘Ag Day’ marks 10th anniversary

By Shonda Carico FFA Chapter Reporter   More than 350 fifth-grade students from Pulaski County schools gathered at New River Valley Fairgrounds recently for the 10th annual Ag Day, sponsored…

52 ladders: Telling the stories of Alum Ridge School

52 ladders: Telling the stories of Alum Ridge School

In 2013, Charlie Brouwer met with Bob Mitchell and his father Ray about an idea he had involving an old school standing in their rural Floyd County pasture. Their family…

7 county residents graduate from Radford University

RADFORD – Seven Pulaski County residents – three each from Pulaski and Dublin, and one from Newbern – graduated from Radford University at the end of the summer session. Earning…

NRCC student receives national Coca-Cola scholarship

By AMANDA ALLEN Special to The SWT New River Community College student Shane Haupt has been awarded a national Coca-Cola “Leaders of Promise” scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa. The Leaders…

More than 30 artists, authors, dealers set for Comic Con

New River Community College’s first Comic Con will feature more than 30 guest artists, authors and dealers from throughout the New River Valley and beyond. The event is being held…

Zombie Run Saturday in Wytheville

WYTHEVILLE – Downtown Wytheville is going to be full of zombies on Satuday, so you better run! Zombies will be looking for “fast food,” and runners will have an area…

Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student

CHARLOTTESVILLE  (AP) — Police searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13. Further forensic tests…