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Youth nights starting at YMCA

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com There’ll be no reason for area youth to say they can’t find anything to do on Friday nights. Hensel Eckman YMCA in Pulaski will hold its…

Alzheimer’s, dementias workshop on tap

CHRISTIANSBURG — Home Instead Senior Care is sponsoring a family education workshop Tuesday for families dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias. Familes from Christiansburg and surrounding areas are invited…

Luna Innovations expands Blacksburg office

BLACKSBURG – Luna Innovations Incorporated, a developer and manufacturer of new generation technologies and products, has announced it will expand its Blacksburg office in Montgomery County.  The company will expand…

High court denies gay marriage appeals

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit…

Traffic Alert: Southbound I-77 closed in Carroll

Both lanes of southbound Interstate 77 in Carroll County are currently closed due to a multi-vehicle crash at mile marker 6.  Traffic is being diverted off the interstate at exit…

2014 Homecoming Court

2014 Homecoming Court

The candidates for Pulaski County high School’s 2014 Homecoming. From left to right: Malik Eaves, Riley Chitwood, Damon Akers, Carmel O’Dell, Tyler Blevins, Alyson Gilbert, Jake Callahan, Blair Hurst, Tanner…

Embezzler back in jail on new charge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A former Pulaski County employee convicted of embezzling from the treasurer’s office is back in jail. Pulaski County Commonwealth’s Attorney Mike Fleenor told a judge Thursday…

Christiansburg man dies after police shooting

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Virginia State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead. Christiansburg police officers and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded…

Space still available in motorcycle safety course

By AMANDA ALLEN Special to The SWT Spaces are still available in two motorcycle safety classes being held this month at New River Community College in Dublin. Basic rider course…

Women in business to be honored

For the first time ever, Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and The Southwest Times will join in saluting professional women who have forged the way for others in their professions…