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Owning the changes

In what it hopes will be an annual practice, Volvo officials escorted about 100 guests on a tour of the facilities Tuesday as part of a State of the Plant…

Route 11 rock slide under review

A rock slide near the merging of Old and New Route 11 that blocked up traffic for several hours is under investigation. The cause of the slide has yet to…

DirecTV to bring 100 jobs to area

By JEREMY NORMAN and MELINDA WILLIAMS jeremy@southwesttimes.com melinda@southwesttimes.com New techology-based jobs that allow employees to work from the comfort of their homes will be coming to Southwest Virginia, U.S. Rep.…

Governor’s School a hot topic for debate

The hottest topic during Thursday’s Pulaski County School Board meeting wasn’t the newest budget being proposed. Rather, it was something that many feared would be cut in the school board’s…

Town seeking apps for garden

The Town of Pulaski is once again seeking applications for plots in its Community Garden off Route 99. This will be the third year for the garden, which is divided…

PCHS STEAM team places in regional competition

Eight Pulaski County High School students, who are part of the school’s STEAM team, are headed to Fairfax for state competition after placing at the Technology Student Association regionals. Senior…

Board approves 4-cent increase

In a 3-2 vote, Pulaski County Board of Supervisors voted Monday night to increase the county’s real estate tax rate by four cents. Ingles District Supervisor Ranny Akers and Robinson…

No consolidation, no salary cuts

The Pulaski County School Board heard the final budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2010-11 last night, and while the cuts still go very deep, the results were not as dire…

SWT, Library partner to preserve history

Imagine being able to find an article that ran in The Southwest Times in the 1940s without having to leave the comfort of your home. Now, imagine being able to…

Radford U celebrates centennial

RADFORD – Radford University culminated its historic one-hundredth anniversary Wednesday with a Centennial Charter Day Celebration. Graduates of Radford from 1925 to 2010 were present for the ceremony and marched…