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Ruritan and AARP food drive will aid area hungry

On Sept. 11, 2010, the Pulaski County Ruritan Club and the AARP will host their second annual community food drive. Ruritan Club members and members of the community can donate…

Radford takes ‘Bridge’ title

DUBLIN – In a spirited affair, Radford took home the new trophy in the "Battle of the Bridge” Friday night before a packed house at Kenneth J. Dobson Stadium and…

Flame study not eternal

It’s been over a year since a Pulaski County veteran expressed concern about the condition of the eternal flame veterans’ memorial outside Pulaski County Courthouse. In June 2009, George Rash…

BBB: be cautious of credit repair scams

The Better Business Bureau Serving Western Virginia has received inquiries about the business “helpmycreditnow.com.” Locally, consumers report that they have seen flyers from the firm. According to information from the…

Ordinance to address wind energy facilities

Pulaski County has enacted what may be the first ordinance in Virginia to regulate the construction, operation and decommissioning of large wind energy facilities. Kevin Byrd, executive director of New…

Schrader returns to Southwest Times

Former Southwest Times Managing Editor J. R. Schrader came out of retirement this past week to return to the newspaper as a copy editor. Schrader, who grew up in Pulaski…

Grants promotes ‘SAFER’ community

Recruiting sufficient members to keep volunteer emergency services in operation is a problem area fire departments face on a regular basis. If the Pulaski County Public School system receives approval…

Schools receive emergency management funding

U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher announced today that the U.S. Department of Education, through its Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools program, is providing a federal grant of $164,897 to Pulaski…

County seeks to fill vacancy

Pulaski County is seeking someone with knowledge of broadband Internet service to serve on the Pulaski County Wireless Network Authority. The Authority was established to oversee efforts to develop high-speed…

Bridge Battle fever spreading

This Friday’s annual “Battle of the Bridge” football game between the Pulaski County Cougars and Radford City Bobcats has expanded to include a challenge between Radford City and Pulaski County…