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Entries sought for 12th District art contest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Students who live in the House District represented by Delegate Joseph Yost are once again eligible to submit entries for the annual 12th House of…

Americans anxious, irritated as gov’t shuts down

NEW YORK (AP) — The partial government shutdown that began Tuesday left many federal workers uncertain of their financial future, with many facing unpaid furloughs or delays in paychecks. Park…

Have dinner and a movie Friday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Guys and gals, grab your partners and head to downtown Pulaski Friday night for a date night featuring dinner and movie. “The Godfather,” the 1972…

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,…