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NRV ministry helps escort D-Day vet to final rest

NRV ministry helps escort D-Day vet to final rest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 90-year-old D-Day veteran is now at rest in his native Pennsylvania thanks to a nine-state journey that was escorted through Virginia by a member…

County IDA checks out Dalton building

County IDA checks out Dalton building

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Members of Pulaski County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) were taken on a stroll through the Dalton building Thursday to see the architectural gems that lay…

Pulaski County schools’ food takes the silver

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   “I tell you, I wanted to do the happy dance when I found out we got it,” said Connie Wood. “I was so happy and…

New rail crossing will close section of Route 114 Sunday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Those planning to take Route 114 (Pepper’s Ferry Road) to Christiansburg Sunday may have to take a detour in the area of New…

Blue Ridge Parkway services reopen

Blue Ridge Parkway facilities, campgrounds and other public services are once again open and available to visitors. The serves were closed Oct. 1 as a result of the government shutdown…

Native musician returns to perform at theatre

Native musician returns to perform at theatre

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   James Harrell, who grew up in Snowville, but moved away a number of years ago, will return to his native county Saturday, Nov. 16, to…

Sarah Bradbury named managing editor for the Southwest Times

In her new role as managing editor, Mrs. Bradbury will oversee the editorial department of the Southwest Times. Her office focuses on reporting community news, court news, community events and…

Kennedy assassination expert to visit RU in October

RADFORD – The assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963 changed the face of American history and has spawned countless criminal and academic investigations, cultural shifts and…

Virginia Tech gets its first solar-powered bus shelter

BLACKSBURG – The Virginia Tech campus now has its first solar-powered bus shelter. That shelter, located on Drillfield Drive in front of Torgersen Hall, is the first shelter of its…

Christmas Store to hold spaghetti dinner

The Pulaski County Christmas Store is holding a “Dinner with the Traditions” fundraiser at the Dublin United Methodist Church Saturday, Nov. 9. The event includes a dinner with salad, spaghetti,…