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Vet cemetery to receive Blue Star marker

Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin will become the latest location to receive a Blue Star Memorial By-Way Marker Saturday. The marker, being placed by the Blue Ridge and Southwest…

D’Amico officer assault certified

CHRISTIANSBURG – Charges against a Pulaski County physician will be decided in Montgomery County Circuit Court after a felony assault was certified to the grand jury Tuesday and three other…

Claytor Lake ‘calm’ over holiday

With most people occupied by Virginia Tech’s season opener against Appalachian State on Saturday, the waters of Claytor Lake were relatively calm for a holiday weekend. Although the number of…

Veterans Cemetery to receive Blue Star marker

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin will become the latest location to receive a Blue Star Memorial By-Way Marker Saturday. The marker, being placed by the…

VT Cadets helping to keep memorial open

BLACKSBURG – When a member of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets found out in 2001 that the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford was facing bankruptcy, he decided something had…

Jobs funds going where needed?

A federal loan fund created to encourage banks to help small businesses create jobs has distributed almost $1.8 billion since late June, but whether the money is getting to areas…

County unemployment improves in July

While area unemployment figures showed little change overall from June to July, in Pulaski County joblessness improved by half a percent. According to the latest figures from Virginia Employment Commission,…

Welker still wants two-way traffic

Recent discussion of improving “way-finding” signage in Pulaski gave a Pulaski councilman an opportunity to renew his call for two-way traffic on Main Street. Morgan Welker attributed one-way traffic on…

RSVP seeks to offer ‘A Million Thanks’

A local group wants to make sure the nation’s military knows their sacrifices have not gone unnoticed and it’s asking for the public’s help to do so. To reach its…

DHS Class of 1954 celebrates 57 years

Members of Dublin High School Class of 1954 and their family and friends recently gathered at the DHS Alumni Picnic Shelter at Randolph Park to celebrate 57 years since graduation.…