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Council talks assistance to Y, attracting business

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Improvements and development were the main themes for old business discussed at Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council meeting. Town Engineer Bill Pedigo said he had…

Wreck victim in serious condition

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 19-year-old Pulaski woman injured in a Thursday morning wreck on Route 11 is in serious condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. According to Pulaski…

Snafu results in lighter sentence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski man received months, instead of years, to serve on a probation violation Thursday as the result of a snafu that the judge said…

Man pleads guilty to making drugs

Man pleads guilty to making drugs

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Draper man pleaded guilty Thursday to manufacturing a methamphetamine mixture and received the mandatory minimum sentence of three years to serve. Under an agreement…

National 811 day approaching

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Before you dig into your next outdoor project, Atmos Energy Corporation reminds every homeowner, construction crew and do-it-yourselfer to call 811. The reminder comes as…

Mildew starting to impact some crops

Mildew starting to impact some crops

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The unseasonably wet weather this summer is starting to take a toll on some cucurbit crops, according to Virginia Cooperative Extension agriculture agent Scott McElfresh.…

RU sculpture in running for endangered and historic list

RU sculpture in running for endangered and historic list

There are no umbrellas to shield Radford University Art Museum’s “Sky Castles,” a sculpture created by Dorothy Gillespie, from the elements. Rain, sleet, snow, mist, and changing temperatures are all…

Summer readers log about 100,000 hours

Participants in Pulaski County Library System’s annual Summer Reading Program logged around 100,000 hours of reading throughout the summer. This is the first year participants in the program, which ended…

‘Warner on Your Corner’ rep comes to Radford

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   “I’m not a policy person,” said Lou Kadiri, constituent services director for Senator Mark Warner’s Roanoke office. “If I was, I’d be in D.C.” Kadiri…

New tools help families avoid caregiver distress

Nearly a third of New River Valley adults are family caregivers at risk of physical and emotional maladies resulting from caregiver distress. As a result, Home Instead Senior Care, which…