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Council honors Hawley, praises Utt

Council honors Hawley, praises Utt

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   At Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council meeting, council passed a unanimous resolution honoring former town manager, John J. Hawley, for his efforts on behalf of…

Radford bus crowding solved with split route

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Reports of overcrowding on one of Radford City Schools’ buses has led to the creation of a split route so students will have enough room.…

AOA expanding Respite Care Program

Each year, the number of people providing home care for disabled or infirm family members continues to grow. To help address this situation, New River Valley Agency on Aging is…

Holiday wreath laying planned at Vets cemetery

Holiday wreath laying planned at Vets cemetery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The public is invited to attend a special holiday wreath laying ceremony to be held at Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in mid-December. Veteran service clubs…

Utt receives World Trade award

Utt receives World Trade award

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Former Pulaski County Community Development Director Shawn Utt recently received the 2013 Virginia TradePort Innovator of the Year Award for his efforts in recruiting and…

Indictments handed down in domestic case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Indictments have been handed down in an alleged abduction and malicious wounding case involving a Pulaski County High School teacher and his son. Ernest Oden…

Philippine typhoon death toll could reach 10,000

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from one of the strongest storms on record that ravaged the central Philippine city of Tacloban could reach 10,000 people, officials said Sunday…

Utt receives World Trade award

  By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Former Pulaski County Community Development Director Shawn Utt recently received the 2013 Virginia TradePort Innovator of the Year Award for his efforts in recruiting and…

Va. AG’s race remains undecided day later

RICHMOND (AP) — The race for attorney general in Virginia remains undecided, with a recount looking increasingly likely. The State Board of Elections says unofficial results Wednesday afternoon put Republican…

Christie, McAuliffe, winners in slate of elections

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — The 2016 overtones were clear in this year’s two most high-profile elections. Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s resounding re-election victory in Democratic-leaning New Jersey sets the…