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Va. AG’s race remains undecided day later

RICHMOND (AP) — The race for attorney general in Virginia remains undecided, with a recount looking increasingly likely. The State Board of Elections says unofficial results Wednesday afternoon put Republican…

Christie, McAuliffe, winners in slate of elections

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — The 2016 overtones were clear in this year’s two most high-profile elections. Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s resounding re-election victory in Democratic-leaning New Jersey sets the…

Fla. company to manage mill on parkway in Va.

MEADOWS OF DAN (AP) — The National Park Service has chosen a Florida company to manage a mill attraction on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. Parkway Superintendent Mark H.…

Pulaski County votes Republican ticket

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Virginia’s statewide races may have been tight in Tuesday’s general election, but Pulaski County voters chose the Republican ticket by almost two to one in…

National Red Ribbon Week contest voting now live

The National Family Partnership (NFP) announces online voting is now live for the national contest for its 28th annual Red Ribbon Week, until 11:59 p.m. (EST) Tuesday, Nov. 19.  This year,…

County Chamber hosting annual legislative gathering

By SHEILA NELSON Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce   Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce is honored and delighted to be hosting the 27th Annual Southwest Virginia Legislative Breakfast & Forum Monday…

PCHS senior turns trails into self-guided tours

PCHS senior turns trails into self-guided tours

BLACKSBURG – Thanks to Pulaski County High School senior Alex Hill, the walking trails at Warm Hearth Village senior living community in Blacksburg now take visitors on a self-guided tour…

Jaycees ‘Dreaming of a White Christmas’ parade

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Jaycees are looking for snowflakes at this year’s Pulaski Christmas Parade, but not necessarily in the form of frozen precipitation. Instead, they’re looking…

Interdisciplinary student teams design concepts for Roanoke multimodal transportation center

BLACKSBURG – An interdisciplinary group of students from Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design has produced comprehensive design concepts for a multimodal transportation center for Roanoke featuring an AMTRAK…

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…