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Radford’s RiverFest 2014 to happen later this month

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The City of Radford invites the public to celebrate “all things New River” during for RiverFest 2014 at Bisset Park Saturday, Aug. 30. The all…

Reap the benefits of square dancing

Reap the benefits of square dancing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Area citizens have the opportunity to reap the health and social benefits of Western Square Dance as New River Squares offers free lessons in Pulaski…

Cowgirl in training

Cowgirl in training

Morgan DeHart competes in the Horseman’s Association of Southwest Virginia’s fall horse show held at New River Valley Fairgrounds. Riders of all ages and skill levels are members of the…

Obeying protective order ‘not complicated task’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Obeying a protective order is “not a complicated task,” Commonwealth’s Attorney Mike Fleenor said this week in a Hiwassee man’s case. Michael Dean Quesenberry was in…

County wins VACo Achievement Award

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County is among a dozen Virginia counties selected to receive 2014 Achievement Awards from Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) in recognition of model government programs.…

Hazardous waste to be collected Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com New River Resource Authority (NRRA) is sponsoring a Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday, Aug. 9, for residents served by the authority. Document shredding and…

American Red Cross schedules local blood drives

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@southwesttimes.com   The American Red Cross has several blood drives scheduled leading up to Labor Day. Due to the summer months, blood donations have been on the…

Free back-to-school haircuts offered Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If your child’s hair has gotten a little shaggy over the summer, a Dublin business will get them in tip-top shape for heading back to school.…

Pilot woman dies in Montgomery wreck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 60-year-old woman was killed early Thursday in a single-vehicle wreck in Montgomery County. According to Deputy M.E. Hollandsworth of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Dorothy E.…

Precautionary boil water notice lifted in Wythe County

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   SPEEDWELL – Wythe County officials lifted the precautionary boil water notice for residents in southern Wythe County on Thursday afternoon, after two separate tests revealed…