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PCHS celebration committee stops by Homecoming

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County High School Fortieth Anniversary Celebration Committee will man a booth at this year’s homecoming to help raise funds for PCHS’s fortieth anniversary,…

Supervisor ponders axle limit for Newbern traffic

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Rather than restrict all heavy truck traffic through the Newbern community, a member of Pulaski County Board of Supervisors questioned the possibility of limitations based…

Va. candidates for governor clash in debate

McLEAN (AP) — Republican Ken Cuccinelli pushed his knowledge of Virginia’s government in a debate that, at times, left his Democratic opponent in the governor’s race, Terry McAuliffe, without answers…

Governor McDonnell announces 75 new jobs in Carroll County

– Virginia Produce Company to quadruple size of facility, purchase additional $12 million of Virginia grown produce over three years – RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that Virginia…

Utt named Pulaski town manager

Utt named Pulaski town manager

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A man often said to be instrumental in attracting manufacturers to Pulaski County over the past few years is the new town manager for Pulaski.…

State Fair memorializing Trooper Fox with plaque

State Fair memorializing Trooper Fox with plaque

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   DOSWELL – Virginia State Fair will memorialize late Virginia State Trooper Andrew D. Fox with a plaque dedication ceremony to be held in Doswell Oct.…

New brush site opened in Pulaski

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Public Service Authority (PSA) has opened a new “brush only” disposal site for yard waste off Route 99 in the town of Pulaski.…

County defends Akers and recreation department

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Administrator Peter Huber and the board of supervisors threw their support behind the county recreation park and its director, Anthony Akers, Monday night. The…

Marcus Ford annual 5K Memorial set for Saturday

The Marcus Ford 5K Memorial run/walk will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 at the New River Valley Mall entrance to the Huckleberry Trail, Christiansburg.   Ford graduated from Christiansburg High…

Menagerie exhibition to close with reception

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley (FACNRV) will host a closing reception for one of its most popular exhibitions, Menagerie, this coming Sunday…