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Local businesses join treat trail, still room for more

The Greater Pulaski Alliance and the Town of Pulaski are sponsoring the annual Halloween Treat Trail Thursday, Oct. 31, from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Prepare for a hauntingly “ghould”…

Citizens gather for Red Ribbon Week

Citizens gather for Red Ribbon Week

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A group of citizens and clergy gathered on the Pulaski County Courthouse lawn this past Tuesday to join Pulaski Community Partners Coalition (PCPC) in remembering…

Robber told crime has consequences

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County judge Friday denied an armed robber’s motion to have his eight-year prison sentence reduced due to the burden it places on him…

Flu vaccine clinic in Christiansburg Tuesday

The Montgomery County Health Department will host an evening seasonal flu vaccine clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. At 210 S. Pepper St. in Christiansburg. Please…

Breast Cancer: What you might not know about the disease

Angie M. Austin Special to The SWT Most people have seen in the media and social networking sites that this month is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It was founded in…

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute opens doors, Virginia Smart Road for 25th anniversary celebration

BLACKSBURG – The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute will open its doors and the Virginia Smart Road to the public Nov. 15 as part of a 25th anniversary celebration of its…

Virginia Tech researchers and Blacksburg firm, FitNet, to develop advanced cyber fitness tool

BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech networking researchers and local technology entrepreneurs are working on a groundbreaking broadband-enabled health and fitness tool called FitGENI that is unlike anything currently on the market.…

Jamboree featuring Country Boys, Friday Night Dance

The Country Boys and Friday Night Dance Band will perform at New River Community College’s Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club jamboree Saturday, Nov. 9. The show begins at 6 p.m.…

Robber seeking reduction in burdensome sentence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Charlotte, N.C. man convicted of robbing the Fairlawn Radio Shack in 2012 is asking the court to reduce his eight-year sentence because it’s burdensome…

PES students celebrate Read Aloud to a Child Week

PES students celebrate Read Aloud to a Child Week

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com  Virginia Senate Joint Resolution 409 (2001) designated the fourth week in October as “Read Aloud to a Child Week.” Pulaski Elementary School participated in this statewide…