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Teachers push tax hike for higher pay

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County educators came out in full force Monday night to support a real estate tax increase they feel will retain and attract quality teachers by…

McDonnell proclaims Disabilities Awareness Month

By SAMANTHA MORGAN Capital News Service RICHMOND – Twenty-six years ago, then-President Ronald Reagan issued a national proclamation naming March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. This year, Gov. Bob McDonnell…

VCE class for finance and food coming soon

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com The way you spend your money today will determine what you have in six months, a year from now and throughout your lifetime.  The way you…

Victims of Monday’s fire identified

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County authorities have identified the two victims of Monday morning’s fire on Poplar Lane in Dublin. According to Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis the victims…

Proposed changes concern seniors

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com In a meeting of Pulaski Town Council last week, Vice Mayor Joseph Goodman suggested merging the town’s economic development and community relations departments into one community…

DMT lab discovered in Radford

DMT lab discovered in Radford

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com RADFORD—Investigators with Raford City Police Department and members of the Claytor Lake Regional Drug Task Force followed tips to a residence at 421 Sanford St., Radford…

Two arrested in inactive meth lab

Two arrested in inactive meth lab

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Two people were arrested Monday night when police found what they called an inactive methamphetamine lab in a room at Budget Inn in Pulaski. According to…

Radford Roosting Festival a ‘Celebration of Flight’

Radford Roosting Festival a ‘Celebration of Flight’

By LAURA ENDERSON laura@southwesttimes.com RADFORD – Locals gathered under a cloudy sky Saturday, March 23, from noon to 3 p.m. for the 6th annual Radford Roosting Festival. The festival had…

Outdoor Spring Break geocaching, nature walks

Spend Spring Break, March 22- April 7, outside with Claytor Lake State Park and New River Trail State Park. Claytor Lake is offering a variety of family friendly activities during…

Few closings announced for Good Friday

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Good Friday observances and spring break will give some people a day off Friday, March 29, while some will continue with business as usual. Pulaski County…