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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…

SWT’s Williams honored by VPA

Southwest Times New Editor Melinda Williams won a first place for photography at the 2009 Virginia Press Association Awards Banquet held in Roanoke last weekend. The award was for a…

PCHS students show off their skills

Nearly two-dozen Pulaski County High School students took home honors in the SkillsUSA competition recently held in Covington. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization, formerly known as VICA. It serves…

Over $100K to repair New River Trail

While recent flooding left Heritage Park and Cool Springs disheveled, it was the New River Trail Extension that sustained the most damage. Pulaski Town Manager John Hawley said it could…

Comcast closure may violate agreement

Closure of the Comcast cable office on East Main Street in Pulaski violates the company’s franchise agreement, according to local officials. Pulaski Town Manager John Hawley said the town sent…

Census officials warn of scams

Census officials warn residents to be cautious of potential scams that could occur as Census officials start making door-to-door visits in May. The best way to avoid scams and a…