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‘Barks-N-Bubbles’ leaves wheels and heelers shining

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   If you’re looking to put a shine on your vehicle and your dog, stop by Pulaski County Humane Society’s “Barks-N-Bubbles” fundraiser later this month. The…

Adult accused of soliciting minor

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 30-year-old Northern Virginia man is facing five felonies after being accused of soliciting sexual acts from a Christiansburg minor. According to Becky Wilburn, spokeswoman…

Pilot project could get broadband to Snowville

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A pilot project in which Virginia has been selected to participate could help provide high-speed fiber optic Internet service to Snowville Elementary School if Pulaski…

Guns-N-Hoses facing cancellation

Guns-N-Hoses facing cancellation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Unless “substantial” sponsorships are received by Friday, the Safe Haven Guns-N-Hoses Charity Softball Game slated for Saturday, July 12, faces cancellation for the first time…

Pulaski cyclist recognized for biking initiatives

Pulaski cyclist recognized for biking initiatives

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County bicycling enthusiast Thomas Hash has been named RIDESolutions’ 2014 “Bike Hero” for “building a bicycle culture in Pulaski County.” Hash received the Sixth…

Officers, area athletes carry torch for Special Olympics

Officers, area athletes carry torch for Special Olympics

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Police Department officers joined with area athletes and other representatives of Virginia Special Olympics Sunday to take part in the 2014 Special Olympics Torch…

Margaret Devaney selected as RU College of Visual and Performing Arts dean

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Following a national search and a series of candidate interviews and presentations on campus, Margaret Devaney has been selected to serve as the next dean…

Pulaski Affordable Housing community to hold dedication ceremony

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Laurel Woods Apartments, a 46-apartment multi-family community in Pulaski, will celebrate their recent renovations with a dedication ceremony on Thursday, June 12. According to Melissa…

Cruise In set for Saturday

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The Town of Pulaski reminds everyone to Cruise In to Main Street in Downtown Pulaski on June 7 from 4-8 p.m. Music by The Breeze…

Virginia Tech board approves tuition, fee hikes

BLACKSBURG (AP) — Students at Virginia Tech will pay higher tuition and fees in the 2014-2015 academic year. In-state undergraduate tuition and mandatory fees will increase by $562 to $12,017.…