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Humane Society urgent needs

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com The Dublin Humane Society is soliciting requests for kitty litter donations at this time. Per the society, any non-clumping unscented brand will be appropriate and notes…

Only one home left in Dora project

Only one home left in Dora project

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The public still has just one chance left to buy an affordable new home in the Dora Highway redevelopment area in Pulaski. According to Skip Slocum…

County urges EPA to pay Dublin

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County is putting its support behind the town of Dublin in its efforts to get the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to pay for November damages…

Contractors show interest in wall repairs

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Five contractors have shown interest in taking on the task of repairing bowing walls at Pulaski County’s two middle schools. Ronnie Nichols, director of operations for…

RU graphics students sweep ADDY awards

RU graphics students sweep ADDY awards

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com For the second year in a row, graphic design students from Radford University dominated the Western Virginia ADDY Awards. Radford students took home 28 awards, including…

Bridge project ahead of schedule

Bridge project ahead of schedule

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’s not scheduled to be completed until late 2014, but a state transportation official says the Route 114 bridge project is ahead of schedule. David Clarke,…

Brockmeyer piano finds new home

Brockmeyer piano finds new home

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com For more than half a century it occupied the same position against an inner wall of Dr. Milton Brockmeyer. Tye Kirkner recently purchased the piano at…

Sheriff’s Office begins unique Relay for Life fundraiser

Sheriff’s Office begins unique Relay for Life fundraiser

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Each year dozens of teams enter the fundraising drive and an annual event to raise money and awareness in the ongoing fight against cancer. This year…

Dublin hires new police officer

Dublin hires new police officer

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Wythe County native has joined Dublin Police Department as a patrol officer. Matt Abate (pronounced like Abbott), 21, is a December graduate of New River…

Huber: Tax increase may be needed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County’s administrator says a tax increase may be needed if the county is to overcome a projected $14.8 million shortfall in its 2013-14 budget. With…