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Quarry asking trucks to avoid Newbern

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Rather than prohibiting truck traffic in Newbern, local officials are hoping a local quarry’s request that trucks avoid that section of Wilderness Road will solve…

Local memorabilia shared in new book

Local memorabilia shared in new book

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   For more than 20 years, Pulaski native Jay Turner has been collecting Pulaski County memorabilia ranging from matchbooks to bottles, and postcards to clocks. Starting…

Family furniture store built to last, celebrates 40 years of business

Family furniture store built to last, celebrates 40 years of business

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The west end of Radford has been keeping a secret – Southern Furniture – family owned and operated for 40 years. Karen McQueen is second-generation…

Holiday open house for American Red Cross

By ANGIE M. AUSTIN Special to The SWT   CHRISTIANSBURG – The New River Valley chapter of the American Red Cross in Christiansburg will be hosting a Holiday Open House…

Thanksgiving fire damages residence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Thanksgiving morning fire damaged a Hiwassee house so badly it displaced a family of five. Donald Boyd, chief of Hiwassee Volunteer Fire Department, said…

Legislative forum held with a side of eggs

Legislative forum held with a side of eggs

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce held their 27th Annual Southwest Virginia Legislative Breakfast and Forum Monday, Nov. 25, moderated by New River Valley Economic…

Here’s your chance to be on television

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   If you’ve always wanted to be on television, but haven’t had the opportunity, here’s your chance. AMC television will be filming a new television series,…

Polar Express arrives Dec. 12

Polar Express arrives Dec. 12

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   It may feel like the Polar Express has already arrived in Pulaski given the arctic-like temperatures, but the Pulaski Polar Express actually doesn’t arrive until…

Master Chorale and RU Music Dept. offer seasonal singing

The Blacksburg Master Chorale’s “’Tis the Season” concert will take place at two venues this year, one in Roanoke and one in Blacksburg. The music of Christmas and Hanukkah will…

LewisGale announces employees of the month

LewisGale announces employees of the month

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   LewisGale Pulaski announced its employees of the month for October and November, a senior construction mechanic and a palliative care nurse. Employees are chosen for…