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RIDE Solutions gives transit information a lift

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Need to schedule a seamless trip by local area transit from Pulaski to Radford to Blacksburg? There’s an app for that – and it might…

Downtown Blacksburg holds holiday celebrations

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Friday, Dec. 6 holds a winter wonderland of fun and activities in downtown Blacksburg, many of them overlapping, along with other events later in the…

Bus crash in Dublin leaves no injuries

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County school bus was rear-ended on Route 100 this afternoon, near the intersection of Route 100 and Bagging Plant Rd., according to Virginia…

Quarry asking trucks to avoid Newbern

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Rather than prohibiting truck traffic in Newbern, local officials are hoping a local quarry’s request that trucks avoid that section of Wilderness Road will solve…

Local memorabilia shared in new book

Local memorabilia shared in new book

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   For more than 20 years, Pulaski native Jay Turner has been collecting Pulaski County memorabilia ranging from matchbooks to bottles, and postcards to clocks. Starting…

Family furniture store built to last, celebrates 40 years of business

Family furniture store built to last, celebrates 40 years of business

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The west end of Radford has been keeping a secret – Southern Furniture – family owned and operated for 40 years. Karen McQueen is second-generation…

Holiday open house for American Red Cross

By ANGIE M. AUSTIN Special to The SWT   CHRISTIANSBURG – The New River Valley chapter of the American Red Cross in Christiansburg will be hosting a Holiday Open House…

Thanksgiving fire damages residence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Thanksgiving morning fire damaged a Hiwassee house so badly it displaced a family of five. Donald Boyd, chief of Hiwassee Volunteer Fire Department, said…

Legislative forum held with a side of eggs

Legislative forum held with a side of eggs

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce held their 27th Annual Southwest Virginia Legislative Breakfast and Forum Monday, Nov. 25, moderated by New River Valley Economic…

Here’s your chance to be on television

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   If you’ve always wanted to be on television, but haven’t had the opportunity, here’s your chance. AMC television will be filming a new television series,…