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Clark runs for third term on Pulaski Town Council

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Councilman David Clark is looking to keep his eight-year seat on town council as he is up for re-election for a third term during the…

Safe Haven to participate in GiveBigNRV Giving Day

Safe Haven Child Visitation Centers of the New River Valley is proud to be participating in the region’s first annual GiveBigNRV Giving Day on April 23. GiveBigNRV is a community…

Medicaid expansion would cover 25,000 Va. Veterans

By KATE MILLER Capital News Service   RICHMOND — As Virginia legislators continue to debate whether to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act in the state’s two-year budget, some…

Art of the watercolor miniature at FACNRV

Art of the watercolor miniature at FACNRV

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley is offering a five-week session for adults interested in learning the beautiful medium of watercolor. Classes…

Institute for Policy and Governance to study behavioral health education and planning in the New River Valley

BLACKSBURG – The Institute for Policy and Governance, part of Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies, is one of 10 groups nationwide awarded a grant as part of…

Wythe County celebrates E-911 telecommunicator’s week

WYTHEVILLE – Last summer, Wythe County’s combined emergency communications center began taking calls for the first time. According to Wythe County Public Information Officer Jeremy Farley, the project was a…

Club gives computers to students in need

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC Public Relations   Once considered a luxury, a home computer is now something most people couldn’t live without. Functioning home computers are especially important for college…

RR Transportation Museum Golf Tourney Set

By JR SCHRADER Editor Emeritus   June 20 will be the day to tee up for the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum Benefit Golf Tournament at Pulaski County Club.…

Tractor-trailer gets snagged under I-81 overpass

Tractor-trailer gets snagged under I-81 overpass

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   An 18-wheeler found itself caught under a low I-81 overpass near exit 94 on Count Pulaski Drive yesterday after attempting to travel under it. According…

Sidecar/Trike riding course offered at NRCC

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC public relations   New River Community College is offering a motorcycle sidecar/trike riding course beginning Friday, May 30. The class runs Friday evening from 6 to…