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Institute for Policy and Governance to study behavioral health education and planning in the New River Valley

BLACKSBURG – The Institute for Policy and Governance, part of Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies, is one of 10 groups nationwide awarded a grant as part of…

Wythe County celebrates E-911 telecommunicator’s week

WYTHEVILLE – Last summer, Wythe County’s combined emergency communications center began taking calls for the first time. According to Wythe County Public Information Officer Jeremy Farley, the project was a…

Club gives computers to students in need

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC Public Relations   Once considered a luxury, a home computer is now something most people couldn’t live without. Functioning home computers are especially important for college…

RR Transportation Museum Golf Tourney Set

By JR SCHRADER Editor Emeritus   June 20 will be the day to tee up for the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum Benefit Golf Tournament at Pulaski County Club.…

Tractor-trailer gets snagged under I-81 overpass

Tractor-trailer gets snagged under I-81 overpass

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   An 18-wheeler found itself caught under a low I-81 overpass near exit 94 on Count Pulaski Drive yesterday after attempting to travel under it. According…

Sidecar/Trike riding course offered at NRCC

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC public relations   New River Community College is offering a motorcycle sidecar/trike riding course beginning Friday, May 30. The class runs Friday evening from 6 to…

Dr. Seuss meets Shakespeare at Pulaski Theatre

Dr. Seuss meets Shakespeare at Pulaski Theatre

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The Creativity Project’s youth drama group will perform “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet,” a comical reimagining of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” written and performed…

Free Clinic participates in GiveBig Campaign

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Free Clinic of Pulaski County will be part of GiveBigNRV, a 20th anniversary initiative of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV).…

Department of Forestry marks Centennial

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   To celebrate its centennial, the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) has organized a number of events and activities scheduled throughout the year and across the…

National Agriculture Week 2014

Courtney Jones, chapter reporter   During the week of March 23-29 the Pulaski County FFA Chapter celebrated National Agriculture Week. This week was time to honor our local farmers and…