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Health insurance marketplace launches today

The beginning of a six-month open enrollment period for healthcare through the Health Insurance Marketplace has begun. Americans can now shop for family or individual benefits through the marketplace and…

Get ready kids! The Fire Prevention Parade is coming

Get ready kids! The Fire Prevention Parade is coming

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   October is a favorite time of year for the kids. Besides loading up on candy at Halloween, the month also brings an invasion of fire…

‘Tinyland’ art exhibit on display at NRCC

‘Tinyland’ art exhibit on display at NRCC

“Tinyland,” a miniature show by New York artist Tatiana Klacsmann, will be on display at New River Community College in Dublin through Dec. 20. Klacsmann’s work consists of drawings, paintings,…

Local band to play Hard Rock Café

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   What’s the likelihood that you might one day realize someone who once made your pizza is famous now? If you’ve ever gotten one from Bella…

Local collection date announced for pesticide disposal

Farmers, homeowners, pesticide dealers, pest control firms, certified applicators, and others are invited to participate in the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ (VDACS) 2013 pesticide disposal program. A…

March of Dimes honors milestone with golf tourney

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   The March of Dimes works year-round to prevent birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. In October, a local division will mark three quarters of…

Radford University designated a ‘Military Friendly’ school

Radford University is included in the 2014 Guide to Military Friendly Schools, which recognizes institutions for their contributions to the education of veterans. According to the Military Friendly Schools website,…

Phillips recognized by county

Phillips recognized by county

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Board of Supervisors recognized Thomas Lee Phillips, an attorney with the Pulaski County Commonwealth Attorney’s office, as the featured employee for the month…

PES students celebrate World School Milk Day

PES students celebrate World School Milk Day

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Elementary School students learned the importance of drinking their milk this past week with a special celebration of the 14th annual World School Milk…

Dance lessons coming to Fine Arts Center

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Put on your dancing shoes and head over to the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley, where ballroom, Latin and swing dance lessons…