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Local tale of triumph becomes bestselling story

Local tale of triumph becomes bestselling story

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Beth Macy first met John Bassett III in late 2011 while working on a feature story for The Roanoke Times as part of a series…

Fall Story Time begins in September

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Now that students have headed back to school and summer is drawing to a close, it’s time to start making plans for fall activities. Pulaski County…

Radford University appoints new Vice President for University Advancement

Radford University appoints new Vice President for University Advancement

Radford University has appointed Melissa E. Wohlstein as vice president for University Advancement. Wohlstein brings nearly two decades of experience in advancement and development in higher education and non-profit organizations.…

Court hears motions in 2005 murder case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   “I feel like I’m chasing my tail,” a Pulaski County judge said Friday during an approximately three-hour motions hearing in the case of a man…

Wythe County to host Fire and Rescue Appreciation Day this weekend

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   WYTHEVILLE – The Wythe County Board of Supervisors will host the second annual “Wythe County Fire and Rescue Appreciation Day,” next Saturday, Aug. 23. According…

Historic Dalton donated to Pulaski

Historic Dalton donated to Pulaski

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The owner of The Dalton Building, Harry Leeper of Galax, donated the historic structure to the town of Pulaski Thursday. Town Manager Shawn Utt said…

Canines at Calfee slated for next Saturday

Canines at Calfee slated for next Saturday

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Humane Society (PCHS) is teaming up with the Pulaski Mariners Saturday, Aug. 23 to present Canines at Calfee. The Mariners will play against…

New student days slated at NRCC

New River Community College (NRCC) will host two “New Student Day” events for incoming students in August. The first event will take place Tuesday, Aug. 19, 10 a.m. to 6…

Safewright receives scholarship from NRCA

Safewright receives scholarship from NRCA

Pulaski County High School graduate Daniel Safewright recently was presented with the New River Community Action George Ducker Memorial Scholarship Award at the annual meeting of NRCA Board of Directors.…

Ben Chafin talks agribusiness in Pulaski County

Ben Chafin talks agribusiness in Pulaski County

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Republican candidate Ben Chafin is currently running for a seat on the Virginia Senate representing the 38th district against Democrat Mike Hymes and Independent Rick…