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APCo asks customers to conserve electricity

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Appalachian Power is asking its customers in Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia to conserve electricity during the latest cold snap. The utility says in a news…

Obama speech to challenge Congress on minimum wage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Challenging lawmakers to help him create greater economic opportunity, President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union address Tuesday to announce he’s raising the minimum…

Southerners warned of icy mess in days ahead

ATLANTA (AP) — Across the South, residents stocked up on fuel and groceries, schools and offices closed, and road crews were at the ready as a storm moved in Tuesday…

Dickerson on probation in Texas

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   MARSHALL, Texas – The former Pulaski resident charged with murder in the 2005 death of his wife was on probation in Texas at the time…

Man gets 10 years for raping local woman

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – It took a Radford jury just three hours Friday to find a 35-year-old man guilty of raping a Pulaski County woman in January…

Educators and students present Words Their Way, PES honored with Golden Apple Award

Educators and students present Words Their Way, PES honored with Golden Apple Award

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County School Board got a look at a new system of teaching methods from the teachers using them, and the students learning from…

‘Doing well’ doesn’t erase obligations

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Having apparently overcome a drug addiction wasn’t enough to keep a judge from holding a Christiansburg woman accountable for a probation violation in Pulaski County.…

A banner academic year for Billaud

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC Public Relations   It has been a banner academic year for New River Community College associate professor of music, Dr. Louise Billaud. In November 2013, Billaud…

Boy Scouts win first place in Klondike Derby

Boy Scouts win first place in Klondike Derby

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Several scouts from Boy Scout Troop 249 of the BSA New River District placed first in the 2014 Klondike Derby. The winners included scouts Joseph…

Nurse gets plea deal in drug case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A former surgery nurse at LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski pleaded guilty Thursday to obtaining and using drugs by fraud, but the charges will be dismissed in a…