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Phoenix Packaging helps build playground

Phoenix Packaging helps build playground

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Elementary School’s second playground has been financed almost entirely through fundraisers since construction started this summer, however, that didn’t seem to be enough. Fortunately…

Mary Draper Ingles statue project: Campaign to bring Mary home

RADFORD — A campaign to raise money for a bronze statue depicting the likeness of Southwest Virginia’s colonial heroine Mary Draper Ingles has reached the halfway mark of its $75,000…

Funds available for spring garden projects

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The New River Valley Master Gardener Association is accepting grant applications from educational, care giving and community organizations to help fund spring 2015 gardening projects that…

DHS Class of ’59 reunites

DHS Class of ’59 reunites

Dublin High School’s Class of 1959 reunited Aug. 9 to celebrate 55 years since graduation on June 5, 1959. Fifty-five classmates, their spouses and teachers attended the social and catered…

Christmas Store accepting applications soon

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Christmas Store will begin accepting applications this month from eligible families needing assistance this holiday season. Applications will be accepted at Central Gym between…

New River-Highlands Resource Conservation & Development Council executive director named

Marcus Gray has been named executive director for the New River-Highlands Resource Conservation & Development Council. He began his duties in mid-August. He will oversee the long-term and day-to-day operations…

In remembrance

In remembrance

Pulaski County Building Maintenance employee Curtis Boyd lowers the flags in front of the County Administration Building to half-staff in honor of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist…

Lions roar into NIE program

Lions roar into NIE program

Jerry Rotenberry with Dublin Lions Club presents a $1,000 check to Southwest Times Publisher Brenda Adams to become a platinum partner in the Newspapers in Education program. Platinum partners sponsor…

Elizabeth Webb named Assistant Principal of Dublin Elementary School

Elizabeth Webb named Assistant Principal of Dublin Elementary School

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County School Board named Dublin Middle School teacher Elizabeth Webb as the new assistant principal of Dublin Elementary School at its meeting Tuesday…

Airplane crash lands in I-77 median

Airplane crash lands in I-77 median

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com FANCY GAP — A single-engine airplane crash landed in the median of Interstate 77 at Fancy Gap Wednesday after clipping the tops of trees in limited…