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Social Services receives Foster Families training through VA Cooperative Extension

Foster families are a unique and important part of communities nationwide.  Foster parents provide a temporary and often permanent home for youth whose biological parents are unable to care for…

Medical coding, welding programs offered

By AMANDA ALLEN NRCC Public Relations   New River Community College Office of Transitional Programs will offer two PluggedInVA certificate programs in medical coding and welding beginning Aug. 5. The…

Navy: Virginia base locked down after stabbing

PORTSMOUTH (AP) — The Navy says it has put a Virginia base on lockdown following a stabbing. The stabbing occurred Friday at Naval Support Activity Portsmouth Annex, which is home…

School Board announces principals named for PES and DMS

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County School Board announced the new principals for both Dublin Middle School and Pulaski Elementary School Tuesday morning. Rebecah Smith has been named…

Pulaski County hires new economic development director

Pulaski County hires new economic development director

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@soutwesttimes.com   Pulaski County has found a new economic development director, according to an announcement early Wednesday afternoon. Michael W. Solomon has been selected by the county…

Town council appoints Joint Dispatch Board members

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Town Council concluded their Monday night meeting by taking the next step in moving forward with the Joint Dispatch Project. Going by the requirements…

Red Sun job fair starts Friday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   New Pulaski County industry Red Sun Farms will hold a job fair at New River Community College Friday and Saturday. The producer of greenhouse grown…

Trapped spelunker rescued from cave in Speedwell

Trapped spelunker rescued from cave in Speedwell

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   SPEEDWELL – Rescue crews freed a woman who was stuck in a Wythe County cave for eight hours Tuesday evening. A group of spelunkers entered…

‘Barks-N-Bubbles’ leaves wheels and heelers shining

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   If you’re looking to put a shine on your vehicle and your dog, stop by Pulaski County Humane Society’s “Barks-N-Bubbles” fundraiser later this month. The…

Adult accused of soliciting minor

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 30-year-old Northern Virginia man is facing five felonies after being accused of soliciting sexual acts from a Christiansburg minor. According to Becky Wilburn, spokeswoman…