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County loses two public servants

Pulaski County lost some long-time public servants this week when two retired law enforcement officers died. Former Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Cpl. Robert Earl Hoback died Wednesday and former Dublin…

‘Crooked Road’ visits theatre

The stage at Pulaski Theatre normally hosts musicians and the occasional thespian, but Wednesday it served as a board room for directors of The Crooked Road. The board of directors…

Age-old question still looms

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A portion of the retaining wall for Peak Creek needs repairs, but Pulaski officials won’t know who should fix it until ownership of the creek is…

Recycle for your future

Americans recycle their trash every day because they know it’s an important activity that can have a positive impact on the environment. But once a year the U.S. Environmental Protection…

Veterans recall those who served

In November 1919, President Woodrow Wilson declared Nov. 11 as “Armistice Day,” now known as Veterans Day. With the honorable day approaching, veterans around the county are reflecting on days…

“Vietnam, a year to remember … but a lifetime to forget”

Dublin Middle School students listened as veteran and teacher Randy O’Dell told the realism of serving in the Vietnam War as a draftee. He took the students through the loneliness,…

Radford police seeking suspects

Radford City police are trying to determine whether there is any connection between two separate attempted robbery and aggravated assault incidents Tuesday evening. According to Det. Sgt. Chris Caldwell, the…

Teachers to receive jobs fund money

For months the Pulaski County School Board has debated where, when and how money from the Education Jobs Fund Bill would be allocated in the county. On Nov. 9, the…

Relay for Life teams to meet

If you’re planning on participating in the 2011 Relay for Life cancer fundraiser, you’re encouraged to attend this Monday’s meeting. Team captain and planning committee meetings will begin at 5:30…

FACNRV hosts selections from Gillespie collection

The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley will present “Dorothy Gillespie: Selections from Radford University’s Permanent Collection” through Nov. 24. A reception for the collection will be Thursday,…