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Alliance seeks to improve ease of tourism, generate revenue

Alliance seeks to improve ease of tourism, generate revenue

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com The New River Valley Scenic Seven, a new initiative by The New River Valley Economic Development Alliance, was announced at their quarterly investor meeting Friday, March…

Contraception rights activists rally outside Supreme Court

By DANA CARLSON Capital News Service   RICHMOND — Women’s choice advocates rallied outside the Supreme Court this past Tuesday in support of the Affordable Care Act birth-control benefit as…

Obstacle course race coming to Claytor Lake

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Participants of all ages and abilities will have a chance to compete for prizes by crawling through sand, climbing over walls and tiptoeing through tires…

Weather makeup days shortening Spring Break

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Making up for days lost to weather will cause Pulaski County students at least one day of their Spring Break. Tom Brewster, Pulaski County Public…

Lane closure slated for roadwork on I-81

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   MONTGOMERY COUNTY — Motorists traveling northbound on Interstate 81 through Montgomery County during nighttime hours should use extra caution starting today (Sunday). According to Virginia…

Sixteen-hour food safety training certifies 19

Pulaski County Extension Office by Sarah D. Burkett, Senior Extension Agent   In the New River Valley there is a recognized need to improve sanitation practices in the food service…

Pets on lap while driving unsafe … and illegal?

By KIM SALERNO TripsWithPets.com   While driving under the influence was once the major focus of safety on the road, distracted driving of all kinds has gained national attention in…

Radford police seeking man on Radford, Pulaski charges

Radford police seeking man on Radford, Pulaski charges

Radford City Police are looking for William Douglas Lamont Lewis on numerous charges in Radford and Pulaski. He is a black male, 5-feet, 9-inches tall, weighing approximately 250 pounds. Radford…

Bond denied in child wounding case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Bond was denied Thursday for a Pulaski man accused of causing “multiple” fractures to the skull of his girlfriend’s 5-month-old baby. Pulaski County Circuit Court…

Harrell released on secured bond: Case delayed a fifth time despite prosecution’s objection

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Former cheerleading coach Angelia Paige Harrell was allowed to remain free on bond Thursday, but she was required to post surety to cover the bail…