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Cyclist sharing life changing cross-country experience

Cyclist sharing life changing cross-country experience

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   In 2012, Pulaski County cyclist Thomas Hash spent 73 days biking across the United States in what became a life-changing experience. Now, as he plans…

July 4 offers day of patriotic activities

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   If you’re looking for activities to celebrate Independence Day, there’s no need to go outside Pulaski County. The towns of Dublin and Pulaski and Pulaski…

Pulaski County names Guy Smith as new director for DSS

Pulaski County names Guy Smith as new director for DSS

By JENNIFER WADE Jennifer@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski native Guy Smith has been named as the new Director of the Pulaski County Department of Social Services.  Smith has served as the agency’s…

Virginia Master Gardeners gather at Virginia Tech to learn and network

Virginia Master Gardeners gather at Virginia Tech to learn and network

By SARA LEPLEY VT student   BLACKSBURG — Nearly 250 Master Gardeners from across Virginia will attend the 27th annual Master Gardener College at Virginia Tech June 25-29. The conference,…

Newport News man killed in Smyth motorcycle crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   SMYTH COUNTY – Virginia State Police are trying to determine what caused a motorcycle crash that left a Newport News man dead Monday. According to…

Dodson family team wins Ratcliffe Golf Tournament

Dodson family team wins Ratcliffe Golf Tournament

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Sixteen teams teed off at Pulaski Country Club last Friday, June 20, to benefit the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Transportation Museum in downtown Pulaski. The annual…

5K honors trooper, benefits scholarship

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com BURKES GARDEN — Registration began May 30 for a new 5K race to benefit a scholarship named in honor of a Pulaski County state trooper killed…

NRCC receives software grant from Siemens

NRCC receives software grant from Siemens

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Virginia higher education students, including those at New River Community College, will have access to software used in their chosen manufacturing careers thanks to a grant…

Youth show ‘good taste’ in artwork

Youth show ‘good taste’ in artwork

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   There’s no doubt a group of youth taking part in Pulaski County Library System’s Summer Reading Program have good taste when it comes to art.…

ATV wreck claims county youth

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com An ATV wreck in the Little Creek section of Pulaski County Friday claimed the life of a 13-year-old county youth. Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis said…