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Community Foundation of NRV moving offices

Community Foundation of NRV moving offices

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com CHRISTIANSBURG ­— Community Foundation of the New River Valley, which has awarded $3 million in grants and scholarships throughout the valley since 1997, is moving to…

Mandatory 6 years given for drug sales

Mandatory 6 years given for drug sales

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man will be spending the next six years in prison after receiving mandatory minimum sentences for selling drugs. Under an agreement with the prosecution,…

Accused White House intruder was arrested in Pulaski County

Accused White House intruder was arrested in Pulaski County

A Texas Army veteran who did something no one else has ever done – scaling a security fence and getting into the White House before being subdued by Secret Service…

Lions Club helps Leader Dogs

Lions Club helps Leader Dogs

Leader Dogs for the Blind is $500 richer thanks to a donation from the Dublin Lions Club. Lion Andy Hullender presented a $500 donation to Lion Marty Alford for the…

Technical difficulties delaying Wednesday edition

Due to technical difficulties today’s paper will be late. We invite you to try our e-edition, which is available online at www.southwesttimes.com. If you are a subscriber the e-edtion is free with…

Pulaski firefighters hold training drills

Pulaski firefighters hold training drills

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Fire Department recently completed an eight-hour training drill to test firefighters’ skills in confined spaces, driving fire trucks and overseeing pump operations. The confined spaces…

Montgomery suspects ‘tentatively’ identified

MONTGOMERY COUNTY ­— Authorities say they have “tentatively” identified two men being sought in relation to a credit card fraud investigation. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Brian Wright said no…

Hokie baseball players visit Riverlawn Elementary

Hokie baseball players visit Riverlawn Elementary

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Several players from Virginia Tech’s baseball team visited students Monday at Riverlawn Elementary in Fairlawn. Their visit was the fourth event of the Hokie baseball…

Obama calls for dismantling IS ‘network of death’

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an…

Suspect charged in case of missing UVa student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man authorities believe was the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared has been charged with abduction, police said Tuesday…