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Service to mark anniversary of Wythe deputy’s death

Service to mark anniversary of Wythe deputy’s death

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   WYTHEVILLE – Wythe County Sheriff’s Office will hold a special memorial service and blood drive Friday to mark the 19th anniversary of the shooting death…

Private Pilot Ground School begins at NRCC in January

New River Community College will offer a Private Pilot Ground School beginning in January to prepare students for receiving a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) private pilot rating. Students will be…

Titans of the Cage #7 “Fighting for our Vets”

Titans of the Cage #7 “Fighting for our Vets”

Saturday, Dec. 14, Titans of the Cage #7 promotions returns and will be held at the VFW in Hillsville.  This marks the first MMA event ever held in Hillsville and…

Open house, open hearts at Pulaski County Christmas Store

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   How exactly does Santa’s workshop get things done? The Pulaski County Christmas Store helped citizens get an idea on Monday night. The store celebrated their…

Pulaski Christmas celebration and parade set for tomorrow night

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   One last word to the nice (and naughty): the town of Pulaski’s annual holiday celebration is tomorrow night. The festivities will begin at 5:30 in…

PCHS/NRCC student recognized by VCCS

PCHS/NRCC student recognized by VCCS

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County High School graduate now enrolled at New River Community College recently was named NRCC’s Cheryll and L.T. Simmons Commonwealth Legacy Scholar for…

County residents exceed shoebox goal

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County residents exceeded the goal of collecting 12,000 gift-filled shoeboxes for the global Christmas project Operation Christmas Child. According to Ashley Wilkes with Samaritan’s…

Nominations sought for volunteer, service awards

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Beginning Jan. 8, Virginia residents will have a chance to recognize an unsung hero by nominating him or her for the 2014 Governor’s Volunteerism and…

Burns claim Christiansburg fire victim

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – A 51-year-old man pulled from his burning mobile home by a neighbor last Friday died Sunday. Christiansburg spokeswoman Becky Wilburn said in a…

SO Fresh offers Kids Holiday Cooking Class

SO Fresh offers Kids Holiday Cooking Class

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Looking for some cooking assistance this holiday season? An upcoming “hands-on” class offered by Southwest Virginia Fresh (SO Fresh) can teach your kids how to…