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Learn to garden in limited space

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Want to grow your own vegetables, but don’t feel like you have enough room to garden? Southwest Virginia Fresh is offering a class later this month…

VDOT signs getting pricey

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Warning neighborhood motorists to watch out for children will become a pricey venture if jurisdictions get their signs from Virginia Department of Transportation. David Clarke, area…

Senior volunteer award nominations still open

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com The “Salute to Senior Service” program is looking for a few good men—and women—over 65. The program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the…

Lake buoy issue on hold ’til spring

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County officials expect it to be April before Appalachian Power Co. (APCo) has an alternative plan for installing test navigational buoys at Claytor Lake. Pulaski…

Council may look outside NRV, VA for town manager

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski’s vice mayor says he would rather use a recruitment agency to find a new town manager than advertise locally. “The problem is if you advertise…

Virginia holding tornado drill March 12

Virginia holding tornado drill March 12

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If anyone knows the dangers of tornadoes it’s the people of Southwest Pulaski and Draper. Time was when this mountainous area didn’t have to worry about…

Radford Police investigating forcible rape incident

On Saturday, March 2, the Radford City Police Department responded to a call about a sexual assault that occurred in the 700 block of New River Road. The victim, a…

Radford Police seeks information in weapons violation

The following is a release from Radford City Police. Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact the Radford City Police Department’s crime tip line at (540) 731-5040.…

Yost announces 2013 ‘Constituent Days’

PEARISBURG – Delegate Joseph Yost (R-12th) will be holding “Constituent Days” on the first Monday of each month through then end of 2013. On these days, Yost will be available…

Voter registration office moving

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com After 43 years occupying various offices in the courthouse, the Pulaski County Registrar’s office will have a new home come Monday. The office is relocating to…