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Homeowner injured in invasion robbery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD – A Radford City resident was injured Tuesday evening when he was pistol whipped during a home invasion robbery. Radford City Police Lt. Andy Wilburn…

Red Cross launches tornado app of use in tornado-prone areas

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com American Red Cross has launched a new app for mobile devices that will put potentially life-saving information in the hands of those in tornado-prone areas. The…

Radford police seeking man in weapons violation

Radford police seeking man in weapons violation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Radford City authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who showed a clerk a firearm when confronted for allegedly shoplifting an item from the…

Communities in Schools: A worthwhile investment for the New River Valley and Pulaski County

By THOMAS BREWSTER Superintendent, Pulaski County Public Schools The Governor’s Biennial Budget for 2012-14 funds Communities In Schools (CIS) for $525,000 for each year of the budget. These funds are…

NRCC bringing 2012-13 jamborees to a close

NRCC bringing 2012-13 jamborees to a close

The 2012-13 Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree series at New River Community college will come to a close Saturday, March 9, with the music of The Comptons and Friends…

Radford seeking rape suspects

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD – Radford City authorities are seeking four men who are alleged to have forcibly raped a 19-year-old female at her home in the 700-block of…

Learn to garden in limited space

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Want to grow your own vegetables, but don’t feel like you have enough room to garden? Southwest Virginia Fresh is offering a class later this month…

VDOT signs getting pricey

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Warning neighborhood motorists to watch out for children will become a pricey venture if jurisdictions get their signs from Virginia Department of Transportation. David Clarke, area…

Senior volunteer award nominations still open

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com The “Salute to Senior Service” program is looking for a few good men—and women—over 65. The program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the…

Lake buoy issue on hold ’til spring

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County officials expect it to be April before Appalachian Power Co. (APCo) has an alternative plan for installing test navigational buoys at Claytor Lake. Pulaski…