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County recognizes Mariners for league championship

County recognizes Mariners for league championship

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Board of Supervisors, Monday night, recognized the Pulaski Mariners for “hard work, skill and determination” in bringing home the 2013 Appalachian League Championship.…

Nine months given on first probation violation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County judge has made it clear he doesn’t “believe in” third and fourth probation violations, but he also sent a message Friday that…

Campground expansion a step closer to reality

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Despite the objection of an adjacent homeowner, Pulaski County Board of Supervisors approved a property rezone that helped move a campground expansion one step closer…

Chamber of Commerce to hold legistative breakfast and forum

The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will host its 27th Annual Southwest Virginia Legislative Breakfast & Forum on Monday, Nov. 25, at  New River Community College’s Edwards Hall in Dublin.…

Daylight saving is nothing new

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   What do Ben Franklin, a New Zealand entomologist named George Vernon Hudson, British builder William Willett and World War I Germany have in common? They’re…

VDOT seeking input on future road, rail, transit projects

ROANOKE – Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will hold a public hearing this evening (Wednesday, Oct. 30) on projects in the current Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), in addition to taking comments…

Fitness programs and healthy dining make Virginia Tech the fittest campus in America

BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech has landed the top spot in The Active Times list of 50 Fittest Colleges in America 2013.  The recently published rankings are based on fitness, health,…

RU student investment group hits $1 million portfolio value

Radford University’s Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization (SMIPO) has completed its “march to a million.”  The student organization, which manages funds for the Radford University Foundation, saw its hard work…

Dispatcher seriously injured in wreck

Dispatcher seriously injured in wreck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher is in good condition in a Roanoke hospital after being ejected from her vehicle during a Sunday night wreck.…

Suspect killed in shootout with police

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   GILES COUNTY – A 32-year-old Narrows man suspected of involvement in a Friday robbery and shooting in Giles County was killed Saturday in an alleged…