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Area groups join forces to provide Thanksgiving meals

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Thanks to the generosity of various groups, New River Community Action and Emergency Needs Task Force (ENTF) was able to provide more than 300 food boxes…

NRCC announces December jamboree entertainment

Valley Bluegrass and Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer are featured entertainers at New River Community College’s Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club jamboree Dec. 10. Music begins at 6 p.m. in…

Ticket sales begin Monday for concert at NRCC

Ticket sales begin Monday for concert at NRCC

Tickets go on sale Monday for a March concert at New River Community College by multi-Grammy nominated group The Time Jumpers, featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, “Ranger Doug” Green and…

Funding for new Snowville FD on hold

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Snowville has been waiting on a new fire department since Pulaski County set aside $700,000 for the project three years ago. But it appears the…

Book written about former Pulaski police chief

Book written about former Pulaski police chief

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Although his father is 74 years old, it wasn’t until recently that Zach Cooley of Wytheville really came to understand what his father, Herb, accomplished during…

I-77 visibility issues prompt speed changes

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Virginia Department of Transportation is taking new measures in an effort to address the problem of multi-vehicle crashes on Fancy Gap Mountain during times of poor…

Nightmare leads to fight, jail for Snowville man

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Snowville man who ended up jailed for assault and strangulation following a nightmare will serve seven months in jail. According to Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Jennifer…

Ratcliffe museum open house includes Santa

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Friends of the Ratcliffe invite the public to a Christmas open house Sunday at Pulaski’s Ratcliffe Transportation Museum. Santa Claus is special guest for the 3-5…

Santa Claus is coming to town Dec. 1

Santa Claus is coming to town Dec. 1

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  It won’t be long before the jolly old elf with the big fat belly makes his annual stop in downtown Pulaski to visit with children and…

Alleged victim seeks release of rape suspect

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A woman who reported being raped by her fiancé in October appeared in court Monday to support the fiance’s request to be released from jail. The…