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Wythe County to offer free weather class to residents

WYTHEVILLE – Wythe County officials announce plans to host a free severe weather course, aimed at providing the general public with the necessary knowledge to spot severe weather patterns early.…

Virginia Tech statement on decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia

BLACKSBURG – These are statements on the decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia. Attribute to Lawrence Hincker, Associate Vice President for University Relations: The Virginia Supreme Court has spoken.…

County recognizes Mariners for league championship

County recognizes Mariners for league championship

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Board of Supervisors, Monday night, recognized the Pulaski Mariners for “hard work, skill and determination” in bringing home the 2013 Appalachian League Championship.…

Nine months given on first probation violation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County judge has made it clear he doesn’t “believe in” third and fourth probation violations, but he also sent a message Friday that…

Campground expansion a step closer to reality

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Despite the objection of an adjacent homeowner, Pulaski County Board of Supervisors approved a property rezone that helped move a campground expansion one step closer…

Chamber of Commerce to hold legistative breakfast and forum

The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will host its 27th Annual Southwest Virginia Legislative Breakfast & Forum on Monday, Nov. 25, at  New River Community College’s Edwards Hall in Dublin.…

Daylight saving is nothing new

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   What do Ben Franklin, a New Zealand entomologist named George Vernon Hudson, British builder William Willett and World War I Germany have in common? They’re…

VDOT seeking input on future road, rail, transit projects

ROANOKE – Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will hold a public hearing this evening (Wednesday, Oct. 30) on projects in the current Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), in addition to taking comments…

Fitness programs and healthy dining make Virginia Tech the fittest campus in America

BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech has landed the top spot in The Active Times list of 50 Fittest Colleges in America 2013.  The recently published rankings are based on fitness, health,…

RU student investment group hits $1 million portfolio value

Radford University’s Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization (SMIPO) has completed its “march to a million.”  The student organization, which manages funds for the Radford University Foundation, saw its hard work…