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The fight for equal education

Throughout the 20th Century, many outstanding individuals fought the fight for equal and civil rights. The most notable of these was the late Martin Luther King Jr. Locally, civil rights…

ATV operator charged in pursuit

RADFORD – Four charges were filed against a Radford man Tuesday when he was released from the hospital where he was taken following a Sunday police chase and subsequent wreck.…

Free directory assistance calls limited

RICHMOND – If you use directory assistance often, a recent ruling by the State Corporation Commission will limit you to one free assistance call per month. If the Virginia Telecommunications…

Police raid Radford meth lab

Two adults are being held without bond and two children are in the custody of the state following an early Thursday morning raid of an apartment in Radford. According to…

Bill would mandate five-year sentence

Adults convicted of allowing children to be in the presence of methamphetamine labs will have to serve a mandatory five years in prison if legislation filed by a local delegate…

School closing policy explained

With all the snow that has been in the forecast of late, several Pulaski County parents have contacted The Southwest Times raising questions about the public schools’ process of deciding…

Road Team gets latest technology

America’s Road Team, sponsored by Volvo Trucks North America, is a group of elite million-mile accident-free professional truck drivers who travel the country, spreading the word about highway safety and…

Service focus of King Day

Need to go to the grocery? Save your shopping until Monday, Jan. 17, when you can also buy food to donate to the Martin Luther King Day Food Drive. Virginia…

Rabies shots encouraged

Although the number of confirmed cases of rabies in Pulaski County actually declined in 2010, a local environmental health official says livestock and domestic animals should be vaccinated. “It’s worth…

Schools voice budget concerns

Superintendents and representatives from all 133 school districts in Virginia will hold a press conference to describe the impact of proposed state and local budget cuts on their school districts…