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Pulaski YMCA reaches first fundraising target

Pulaski’s Hesnel Eckman YMCA fundraising chair Dr. Cindy Southern announced that the Y’s “We Need Each Other” campaign reached its first target of $20,000 as of mid-October. The Y has…

Woman charged with concealing dead fetus in closet

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – A 23-year-old Christiansburg woman has been charged in connection with a dead fetus Christiansburg police allegedly found concealed in a closet at the…

Lady Antebellum Roanoke concert rescheduled

The Lady Antebellum Take Me Downtown tour with Kip Moore and special guest Kacey Musgraves at the Roanoke Civic Center Coliseum has been rescheduled for Jan. 12, 2014. All tickets…

Cooking Matters Supermarket Tour

Cooking Matters Supermarket Tour

Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Food City in Pulaski hosted the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) program Cooking Matters At The Store™. This program was developed by…

NRV ministry helps escort D-Day vet to final rest

NRV ministry helps escort D-Day vet to final rest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 90-year-old D-Day veteran is now at rest in his native Pennsylvania thanks to a nine-state journey that was escorted through Virginia by a member…

County IDA checks out Dalton building

County IDA checks out Dalton building

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Members of Pulaski County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) were taken on a stroll through the Dalton building Thursday to see the architectural gems that lay…

Pulaski County schools’ food takes the silver

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   “I tell you, I wanted to do the happy dance when I found out we got it,” said Connie Wood. “I was so happy and…

New rail crossing will close section of Route 114 Sunday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Those planning to take Route 114 (Pepper’s Ferry Road) to Christiansburg Sunday may have to take a detour in the area of New…

Blue Ridge Parkway services reopen

Blue Ridge Parkway facilities, campgrounds and other public services are once again open and available to visitors. The serves were closed Oct. 1 as a result of the government shutdown…

Native musician returns to perform at theatre

Native musician returns to perform at theatre

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   James Harrell, who grew up in Snowville, but moved away a number of years ago, will return to his native county Saturday, Nov. 16, to…