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Radford house fires believed to be arson

Radford house fires believed to be arson

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — Radford City police are seeking the public’s help for information in fires they believe to have been intentionally set at separate vacant houses Sunday…

Train runs off rails in Wytheville

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com A train derailed late Monday afternoon in Wytheville. Officials from several emergency agencies responded to the crash, which occurred at the railroad line’s intersection with Grayson…

Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA 206 PM EDT MON JUL 14 2014 VAZ010-011-013-014-017-141845- FLOYD VA-GILES VA-BLAND VA-MONTGOMERY VA-PULASKI VA- 206 PM EDT MON JUL 14 2014 THE…

Judge: ‘guns and mental health’ don’t mix

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski County judge set a $25,000 secured bond for a Christiansburg man Thursday, but acknowledged he has “concerns” the man could pose a danger to…

Draper Valley Golf Club sold

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   After nearly a quarter century under the same ownership, Draper Valley Golf Club was sold Tuesday, but golfers will still see familiar faces. Tony Montgomery,…

Pulaski County artist brings vibrant paintings to Blacksburg

Pulaski County artist brings vibrant paintings to Blacksburg

By SARAH BRADBURY  sarah@southwesttimes.com   Danny Phillips, a Pulaski County native, has been creating art in some format for as long as he can remember. “I’ve been interested in art…

Spaces are still available in NRCC SAT prep summer camp

By AMANDA J. ALLEN NRCC public relations Spaces are still available in New River Community College’s preparatory summer camp for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), the standardized test that measures…

Local boy fighting to achieve dreams

Local boy fighting to achieve dreams

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   Fast cars and football, school and video games. Such is the life of most 12-year-old boys. But this is not the case for Pulaski native…

Local church hosting different youth in mission effort

Local church hosting different youth in mission effort

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Fieldstone United Methodist Church in Christiansburg is hosting a group of youth from Arlington who have come on a mission to help repair a home…

New online non-credit courses available at NRCC

By AMANDA J. ALLEN NRCC public relations   Through New River Community College’s partnership with online course company ed2go, the college is offering several new non-credit classes including “Write Effective…