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A profile of Pulaski County United Way and its partners

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is part of a series of articles that will help the community learn more about Pulaski County United Way, the agencies it supports and agency services.)…

Friday blood drive allows donors to ‘triple’ their giving

Friday blood drive allows donors to ‘triple’ their giving

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Donors who give blood at the Virginia State Police Area 24 office in Dublin Friday will have a chance to “triple” their giving by helping…

Rezone opens way for adult day care

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a rezoning request Monday night that opens the way for an adult day care and fall prevention center…

Snowville celebrates Blue Ribbon status

Snowville celebrates Blue Ribbon status

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Snowville Elementary Principal Dr. Bridget Parsons recalled when she revealed the school’s 2013 National Blue Ribbon award-winner status. She called a special assembly together on…

Blades of Blue, Whitetop Mountain to perform at NRCC

New River Community College will feature Whitetop Mountain and Ashlee Blankenship and Blades of Blue for its December Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree Saturday, Dec. 14. The music begins…

Settle your turkey with a museum tour

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   After stuffing yourself with Thanksgiving turkey, why not help it settle with a tour of the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum in Pulaski. The…

Critzer holds first annual Jingle Mingle

Critzer holds first annual Jingle Mingle

Shopping and entertainment together are usually reserved for the mall, but this month at least one opportunity awaits citizens at school. December 12  Critzer Elementary Parent Teacher Organization is hosting…

“Got milk?” slogan marks 20 years

The two-word slogan that raised consumer awareness of the health benefits of milk marked its 20th birthday in October. Surveys have found that the campaign raised consumer awareness levels by…

FOCL collecting toys for county children

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Friends of Claytor Lake (FOCL) is once again joining with the Pulaski County Chapter of Toys for Tots to help needy children have a merrier…

A closer look at Calfee Park, part 2

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   What, exactly, is the cost of maintaining civic pride, or at least a touchstone of it? Is the price worth the glory? Calfee Park, Pulaski’s…