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Local student’s essay nets win

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   What do an excommunicated sixteenth century German monk and an African American Baptist minister born in 1929 have in common? According to Pulaski Middle School…

Nationally touring Led Zeppelin tribute to play Pulaski Theatre

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The chances that Led Zeppelin will reunite again are slim to none, but local fans of the monumentally influential band will have the chance to…

Three arrested in Radford shooting case

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@thesouthwesttimes.com   Three subjects have been arrested in connection with Monday morning’s shooting incident in the 100 Block of East Main Street in Radford, according to a…

Family offering $5,000 for information on missing man

Family offering $5,000 for information on missing man

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CEDAR BLUFF – The family of a Tazewell County man who went hunting in early November and never returned home is now offering a $5,000…

Injured biker airlifted to Roanoke

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – The driver of a motorcycle was airlifted to a Roanoke hospital Tuesday morning after his bike collided with a van. The extent of…

Community Chorus to present ‘Tidings of Great Joy”

Community Chorus to present ‘Tidings of Great Joy”

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   New River Valley Community Chorus will bring ‘Tidings of Great Joy’ to the community this Sunday and Monday with its annual seasonal music concert. The…

Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon, with votes…

New Va. Tech president to earn $500,000 annually

ROANOKE  (AP) — The compensation package for Virginia Tech’s new president includes a $500,000 base salary and $180,000 in deferred compensation annually. Timothy Sands’ contract also includes a $20,000 vehicle…

Accreditation warning against U.Va. lifted

RICHMOND (AP) — An accreditation agency has lifted a warning issued to the University of Virginia over its board’s failed attempt to oust President Teresa A. Sullivan. The Richmond Times-Dispatch…

12 women make the cut for Va. monument

RICHMOND  (AP) — One dozen women have been selected from Virginia’s four centuries of history to be memorialized with a bronze monument on Capitol Square. They range from the obvious,…