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Local environmental leaders earn nationally recognized green accreditation

Community Housing Partners (CHP) is pleased to announce it has earned full Green Organizational Accreditation by the Sustainability Performance Institute (SPI) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development…

Beans and Rice to hold customer service workshop

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Great service is a must in keeping customers happy and returning to a business. Area business owners and members of their service staffs will have…

Caterpillar makes United Way agency fair a success

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Caterpillar held a Pulaski County United Way partner agency fair for their employees. The campaign team members are Monica Patterson, John Maxwell, Jeff Rector, Javier…

Corn crops fare well over rainy summer

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Although a handful of other crops around the region have been affected in some way by the prolonged and seemingly relentless periods of rain this…

FACNRV to be featured at The Marketplace

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley will showcase Scott Perry at The Marketplace, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, Aug. 27…

Fall events scheduled for NRV Fairgrounds

The New River Valley Fairgrounds has released its schedule of events for early fall of 2013. The Horseman’s Association of Southwest Virginia will hold its Fall Fun Show on Saturday,…

Students climb ahead in math SOLs

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Student achievement in math Standards of Learning (SOL) tests first introduced two years ago has improved statewide, with 71 percent of students passing the mathematics…

Pulaski resident to be featured in RU Art Show

Pulaski resident to be featured in RU Art Show

The opening season art show at Radford University’s Gallery 205, Porterfield Hall features work from a Pulaski resident. At first glance of Ken Smith’s artwork, one sees men in uniforms,…

State police respond to Washington County school bus crash

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Virginia State Police released information Wednesday on a two-vehicle crash in Washington County involving a school bus. The 7:05 a.m. crash occurred on Route 645,…

A mile of pennies for ‘Supplies for Seniors’

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Once again, it’s time to begin raising money for “Supplies for Seniors.” Search under your couch cushions, your car, or anywhere else change seems to…