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Radford tied as second fastest growing area in Virginia

By CALVIN PYNN “calvin@southwesttimes.com   The City of Radford is tied for being the second fastest-growing area in the state; according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau Thursday.…

Two killed in three crashes in Wythe, interstate closed

Two killed in three crashes in Wythe, interstate closed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   WYTHE COUNTY – Two people were killed and one seriously injured in three separate crashes on Interstate 81 in Wythe County this morning. As of…

American Legion to host State Commanders meet and greet

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   American Legion Post #7 will host a visit by the national and state commander Friday, April 4 at 3 p.m. According to Sonny Vaughn, the…

Volvo to Increase Production, Hire About 200 at New River Valley Assembly Plant

In response to increased demand, Volvo will ramp up production at its New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin. The production increase will occur late in the second quarter…

County gets ready to celebrate 150th Civil War battle anniversary

County gets ready to celebrate 150th Civil War battle anniversary

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   One of the bloodiest engagements during the civil war, the Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain, will have its 150th anniversary commemorated by Pulaski County next weekend.…

National Bank contributes to United Way Campaign

National Bank contributes to United Way Campaign

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   National Bank has continued its “loyal support” of Pulaski County United Way (PCUW) by making a contribution to the 2014 United Way Campaign. According to…

World music makes a stop in Pulaski County

World music makes a stop in Pulaski County

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Todd Green, a uniquely talented multi-instrumentalist who performs on over 30 acoustic string, flute and percussion instruments from all over the world will share is…

Jackson Hewitt to hold lunch, bake sale, and blood drive for Relay for Life

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Jackson Hewitt Tax Service will hold a fundraiser to support Pulaski County’s Relay For Life on Thursday, April 10. The fundraiser will be open to…

Alliance seeks to improve ease of tourism, generate revenue

Alliance seeks to improve ease of tourism, generate revenue

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com The New River Valley Scenic Seven, a new initiative by The New River Valley Economic Development Alliance, was announced at their quarterly investor meeting Friday, March…

Contraception rights activists rally outside Supreme Court

By DANA CARLSON Capital News Service   RICHMOND — Women’s choice advocates rallied outside the Supreme Court this past Tuesday in support of the Affordable Care Act birth-control benefit as…