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Pulaski County youth benefit from 4-H Paper Clover Campaign

The National 4-H Council has announced the launch of the annual 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company. This event marks the fifth year of collaboration between…

Coach: Missing UVA woman witty, with dry humor

ALEXANDRIA (AP) — Yellow ribbons adorn the streets of Hannah Graham’s northern Virginia neighborhood, symbols of hope in a community devastated by the disappearance of a woman known for her…

Pulaski County School Board calls special meeting

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com The Pulaski County School Board has called a special meeting for 1 p.m. Tuesday at the school board office in downtown Pulaski. The board will meet…

Credit card theft suspects arrested

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com WYTHE COUNTY — Two Wythe County men were arrested Wednesday in connection with an alleged credit card fraud at a store in the Plum Creek section…

Comcast seeking to begin franchise talks

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Its franchise agreement doesn’t expire until 2017, but Comcast is looking to begin discussions with the town of Dublin on a renewal contract. In a letter…

Radford University students to evaluate Main Street needs

Radford University students to evaluate Main Street needs

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   A group of Radford University graduate students will be evaluating the necessities and desires of shareholders on West Main Street in Pulaski during the next…

Saturday’s time to clean up the trail

Saturday’s time to clean up the trail

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com In recognition of National Public Lands Day, New River Trail State Park is teaming up with Pulaski Bikes to clean up along New River Trail and…

Preschoolers, help Smokey Bear celebrate birthday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Smokey Bear is celebrating his 70th birthday Oct. 2, and Pulaski County preschoolers are invited to stop by to help him celebrate at the Pulaski Library.…

Free GED practice tests available

New River Community College Office of Transitional Programs is offering free “GED Ready” practice tests through Oct. 3. Students who take GED Ready will find out whether they are ready…

Governor Debuts Virginia Faces of Drunk Driving Site to Combat DUI in Commonwealth

Leads Remembrance Event to Pay Tribute to State’s Victims of Drunk Driving RICHMOND – Following last year’s increase in drunk driving fatalities – the first rise in six years –…