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Citizens donate 3 tons of food

Pulaski County citizens contributed more than 8,000 pounds of food to the U.S. Postal Services’ annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive this year. The contributions helped to increase collections in…

Galax man held in killing

CARROLL COUNTY – A 21-year-old Galax man is being held without bond in New River Valley Regional Jail in connection with a Tuesday night shooting death in Carroll County. According…

Southwest Times goes digital

Want to see what was going on in Pulaski County in the fall of 1955? You can find out now by visiting the Pulaski County Library System Web site (www.pclibs.org).…

Historic Farris Brothers Dairy burns

Fire gutted the more than half a century old Farris Brothers Dairy building off Wilderness Road in Newbern this morning. Pulaski Fire Marshal Chip Hutchinson, who is serving as public…

VHDA extends SPARC deadline

Due to a slow housing market, Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) has extended the deadline to apply for a low-interest home loan through its SPARC (Sponsoring Partnerships and Revitalizing Communities)…

Young inventor

A 12-year-old Radford boy, who was a national finalist for the Young Inventors competition has been named the national winner in his category. Benjamin Dabney won in the Science and…

Enduring without Mom

"She’s the glue that holds this family together," Meleena Blevins said of her mother, Pamela Huff. Huff of Pulaski County, has been in the Army Reserves for 13 years and,…

Post office gunman pleads guilty

ROANOKE – A man who held several people hostage at gunpoint inside the Wytheville post office Dec. 23, pleaded guilty to federal firearms and kidnapping charges last week. Warren Aubra…

New River CC grads ‘launch’ into their future

New River Community College students were urged Friday night to look at their graduation as a launch pad rather than a finish line, keeping their dreams alive and pressing forward.…

Politi wins state award

Elyse Politi of New River Valley Agency on Aging is the winner of the Virginia Elder Rights Coalition’s 2010 award for “extraordinary and longstanding work on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.”…