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Wytheville man jailed, facing 32 charges

HILLSVILLE ­– A Wytheville man is in New River Valley Regional Jail facing a laundry list of charges and recovering from injuries received after a Hillsville Police K9 apprehended the…

K9 Max receives protective body armor

RADFORD — Radford City Police Department’s K9 Max has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. The…

Ratcliffe golf tourney adds $10k prizes

The sixth annual benefit golf tournament for the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum will include two $10,000 hole-in-one prizes on holes 7 and 11 when the event tees off…

NRCC nursing students receive degrees, pins

Thirty-seven students in the 2017 associate degree nursing (ADN) class at New River Community College received their NRCC nursing pins and associate degrees at a ceremony Wednesday at the college.…

Lowe crowned Miss PCHS

Leah Lowe emerged from a field of 10 contestants Friday night at Pulaski County High School’s Little Theatre to be crowned Miss PCHS 2017. Taylor Sink was first runner-up, and…

NRCC celebrates 48th annual commencement

New River Community College celebrated its 48th annual commencement on Friday. NRCC Interim President Dr. Charlie White conferred 450 degrees, diplomas and certificates during the ceremony. During the ceremony, Dr.…

Cyclists gather in Radford for Ride of Silence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  RADFORD ­— More than 818 bicyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in the United States in 2015, according to Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center.…

Pulaski man dies during standoff with police

An investigation by Virginia State Police continues today as authorities try to piece together what triggered a tense Sunday night standoff and exchange of gunfire between law enforcement and a…

Town council to consider rate, tax increases

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Town Council will continue looking into a tax increase during its monthly work session this evening. The increase was discussed by council and Town…

Children’s lit course to be offered at NRCC

A course in children’s literature (ENG 250-35, class #17327) is being offered during the summer term at New River Community College. English professor Megan Doney, who holds a MFA in…