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A closer look at Calfee’s needed upgrades, part 1

A closer look at Calfee’s needed upgrades, part 1

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Calfee Park has been in the news and before the Pulaski Town Council more than once recently; the park, which the town is responsible for,…

Probationary actions called ‘curious’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   “Curious” and “peculiar” were words used to describe the actions of a Radford man who racked up several new charges just as he was about…

Motions in murder case on hold

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Motions scheduled in the case of a Belspring man accused of murder have been put on hold until the day of the trial. A motions…

Library now offering National Geo Kids

Pulaski County Public Library is pleased to announce the availability of National Geographic Kids through www.FindItVA.org and through the library’s website www.pclibs.org  FindItVA. According to the library, National Geographic Kids…

Goad Builds Houses for Homeless Dogs

Goad Builds Houses for Homeless Dogs

Lucas Goad, a Pulaski County High School senior, has been working toward attaining prestigious Eagle Scout status for four years. A major requirement is to execute a community service project…

Tickle named new special education director

Dr. Ben Tickle has been named the new Director of Special Education for Pulaski County Public Schools. Dr. Tickle is a resident of Pulaski County and graduated from Pulaski County…

Free memory screenings offered

BLACKSBURG – Warm Hearth at Home teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) to offer free, confidential memory screenings Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Warm Hearth at Home’s new…

Progress reported in containing southwest Va. fire

SPEEDWELL  (AP) — Firefighters are making progress containing a stubborn landfill fire in Wythe (with) County. A spokesman for the U.S. Forest Service said Saturday firefighters have contained 60 percent…

$90m I-81 expansion project in Va. completed

CHRISTIANSBURG  (AP) — Crews have finished a nearly $90 million expansion of Interstate 81 in the Christiansburg area. According to reports,  the massive project added one southbound lane along 5…

The reason it’s smokey outside

It is believed the smoke is from this fire in Speedwell, Virginia. From the USDA Forest Service:   Location:  The Landfill Fire is located on the north slope of Horse…