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Friends of Peak Creek holds open house ceremony

Friends of Peak Creek holds open house ceremony

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Friends of Peak Creek (FOPC) held their first annual open house last Thursday, May 15 at the Historic Pulaski Train Station. New River Conservancy President George…

Police looking for seatbelt violators

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   In an effort to reduce the number of unrestrained motorists killed in wrecks, Pulaski Police Department is joining other law enforcement over the next couple…

Va. Tech student’s safety app launched at WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A new mobile app created by a survivor of the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007 is being launched at West Virginia University. Called LiveSafe App, it…

PCHS students turn out for After Prom

Approximately 200 Pulaski County High School students attended the After Prom event held at Pulaski Elementary School.  This alcohol and drug free extension of Prom was held in the early…

Cheek attorney says appeal ‘without merit’

Former Dublin doctor files own brief claiming she has ‘yet to see justice’   By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The fact her attorney believes her appeal is ‘without merit’ hasn’t…

Proposed budget to provide school renovations without tax increase

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   After a recent period of uncertainty regarding the state budget, the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors has decided to move forward with a draft of…

Blacksburg native wins ‘The Voice’

Last night Josh Kaufman, a native of Blacksburg, won Season 6 of the hit television show, “The Voice.” Kaufman’s win marked the first ever “Voice” win by Team Usher. Kaufman…

NRV Horse Show opens Thursday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   New River Valley Horse Show will open for its 107th year Thursday, May 22, at New River Valley Fairgrounds on Route 100, about a mile…

Virginia chamber names Yost ‘Champion of Free Enterprise’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Based on his support of legislation supportive of business during the 2014 legislative session, Virginia Chamber of Commerce has named 12th District Del. Joseph Yost…

May is Adult Abuse Prevention Month

Overmedication and harmful drug reactions   By LEE ANN MARTIN PC Department of Social Services As people grow older, they are more likely to develop long-term health conditions that require…