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Byrd re-elected as VAPDC secretary/treasurer

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   New River Valley Planning District Commission’s executive director has been elected to his fourth term as secretary/treasurer of Virginia Association of Planning District Commissions (VAPDC).…

Foust named chief of police and director of campus security for Virginia Tech

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   Kevin Foust was named chief of police and director of campus security for Virginia Tech on Tuesday, Foust has held the position on an interim…

Virginia Tech Athletics holding seventh annual blood drive

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   Now in its seventh year, Virginia Tech Athletics and the American Red Cross are partnering up for a blood drive on Friday, Aug. 8 from…

State Fair tickets available online soon

DOSWELL — Advance tickets for the Sept. 26 through Oct. 5 State Fair of Virginia can be purchased online Aug. 11 through Sept. 23 at StateFairVa.org. The price of an…

Amber Alert

The following Amber Alert has been issued by Virginia State Policehttp://www.vaamberalert.com/…

Cole capital murder set for 2015

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   It will be next summer before a Pulaski man goes on trial for capital murder in the death of his five-month-old son. A June 1,…

Guardsman denied bond on child sex offenses

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski County judge Monday denied bond for a North Carolina-based National Guardsman accused of four counts of carnal knowledge of a 13- to 15-year-old Pulaski…

Pulaski band plays the Whisky

Pulaski band plays the Whisky

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   For the past 50 years, the Whisky a Go Go has garnered a reputation as a launching point for young musicians, as rock n’ roll…

Chamber helping revive Main Street program

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce is working with the town of Pulaski to revive the town’s Main Street program. Pulaski Town Council recently authorized the…

Mark Warner visits Pulaski

Mark Warner visits Pulaski

Virginia Senator Mark Warner (D) stopped at James Hardie Inc. in Pulaski yesterday to meet with workers, as well as town and county officials for his “Fair Shot for All…