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Volvo Trucks honors military heroes with 2014 Ride for Freedom Truck

Volvo Trucks honors military heroes with 2014 Ride for Freedom Truck

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin unveiled the design for its 2014 Ride for Freedom memorial truck. According to Brandon Borgna with…

County Humane Society needs yard sale items

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Humane Society is accepting donations of items that can be sold at an August yard sale to help fund basic care for homeless…

Radford Heritage Foundation to host second annual ‘Celebrate Radford’

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   On Saturday, May 24, the Radford Heritage Foundation will host “Celebrate Radford 2014” at the Glencoe Museum. According to event organizer Pam Austin “Celebrate Radford…

Friends of Peak Creek holds open house ceremony

Friends of Peak Creek holds open house ceremony

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Friends of Peak Creek (FOPC) held their first annual open house last Thursday, May 15 at the Historic Pulaski Train Station. New River Conservancy President George…

Police looking for seatbelt violators

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   In an effort to reduce the number of unrestrained motorists killed in wrecks, Pulaski Police Department is joining other law enforcement over the next couple…

Va. Tech student’s safety app launched at WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A new mobile app created by a survivor of the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007 is being launched at West Virginia University. Called LiveSafe App, it…

PCHS students turn out for After Prom

Approximately 200 Pulaski County High School students attended the After Prom event held at Pulaski Elementary School.  This alcohol and drug free extension of Prom was held in the early…

Cheek attorney says appeal ‘without merit’

Former Dublin doctor files own brief claiming she has ‘yet to see justice’   By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The fact her attorney believes her appeal is ‘without merit’ hasn’t…

Proposed budget to provide school renovations without tax increase

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   After a recent period of uncertainty regarding the state budget, the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors has decided to move forward with a draft of…

Blacksburg native wins ‘The Voice’

Last night Josh Kaufman, a native of Blacksburg, won Season 6 of the hit television show, “The Voice.” Kaufman’s win marked the first ever “Voice” win by Team Usher. Kaufman…