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Pulaski Jazz & Ribfest has something for all the senses

Pulaski Jazz & Ribfest has something for all the senses

By Lynn Adams Midsummer in Southwest Virginia will never be the same again, thanks to a daylong event organizers expect to be the premier attraction for the New River Valley.…

BOS discusses potential noise ordinance changes

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   As Memorial Day weekend approaches, there won’t be any changes to Pulaski County’s noise control ordinance ahead of the inevitable three days of outdoor celebrations.…

‘Friends’ grant to buy recycling containers

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Friends of Peak Creek is the recipient of a recycling grant that will enable it to install four recycling receptacles outside Pulaski Train Station. Keep Virginia…

Bench dedicated in memory of classmate

Bench dedicated in memory of classmate

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Elementary School dedicated a bench Tuesday in memory of Darin Conner, a student who died when a box or shelf-type structure fell on him at…

108th annual NRV Horse Show starts Thursday

108th annual NRV Horse Show starts Thursday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Horse enthusiasts from throughout the region will converge on New River Valley Fairgrounds Thursday for the start of the 108th annual New River Valley Horse Show.…

Plane wreckage discovered

SMYTH COUNTY – The wreckage of a private plane missing since Monday, has been discovered in a remote area of Smyth County. According to Virginia State Police spokesman Corinne Geller,…

Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul

Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul

Lynn Adams/SWT Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul brought their crowd-pleasing quartet to the historic Pulaski Theatre Saturday night as the Roanoke-based jazz, blues and soul band continues to…

Man to serve 10 years for killing dad

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Hiwassee man entered into a plea agreement Monday that will have him serve half of a 20-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his father last…

Flinchum proves you can go home

American novelist Thomas Wolfe is famous for observing, “You can’t go home again.” He never knew Dr. Aaron Rudolph “Rudy” Flinchum. Flinchum grew up in Snowville and graduated from Dublin…

NRCC awards first honorary degree

NRCC awards first honorary degree

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com New River Community College awarded its first honorary degree Friday night to a man who not only doubled the footprint of the campus through a land…