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Fundraiser will benefit law enforcement memorial

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   The Radford University chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma (APS), the National Criminal Justice Honors Society, will sponsor a fundraiser in Radford next week to raise…

Newbern festival drawing new vendors

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Visitors to this year’s Oct. 12-13 Newbern Fall Festival will find a lot of new products and a wider variety of foods. Miller Farris, chief…

Virginia WIC offices open during partial government shutdown

RICHMOND – State Health Commissioner Cynthia C. Romero, MD, FAAFP, assured Virginians Friday that all offices for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) across the…

Embezzlement case moved to December

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The embezzlement trial for former cheerleading coach Angelia Paige Harrell is being postponed once again. Harrell’s jury trial was supposed to be held Oct. 21,…

Officials, officer remember Trooper Fox

Officials, officer remember Trooper Fox

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   DOSWELL – Law enforcement officers joined state and other officials Thursday in recognizing Trooper Andrew D. Fox, the Pulaski County-based trooper who was killed last…

Fall fire season begins Oct. 15

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Along with the brightly colored display of fall foliage comes an increased threat of wildfires. Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) reminds Virginians that fall wildfire…

Council takes action on old business

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   At Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council meeting council worked on old business, including moving forward with a land use agreement with the Department of Military…

Homeschoolers bring smiles with flower deliveries

Homeschoolers bring smiles with flower deliveries

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A group of New River Valley homeschoolers brought smiles to faces throughout the town of Pulaski Tuesday by delivering vases of handpicked wildflowers to businesses,…

Pull up a chair for ‘The Dining Room’ at RU

Pull up a chair for ‘The Dining Room’ at RU

The table, the chairs, the dishes, the aroma of home-cooking and the idea of sitting down together to a family dinner is so familiar, even if today it has become…

NRV dentists host free adult dental care day

Free dental care totaling over $188,000 was provided for 185 uninsured and low-income New River Valley patients on Friday, Sept. 13. Thirty of the 185 patients received two treatments, either…