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Blue Ridge Parkway recognizes leadership of Joe Wilson and NCTA

Community leaders, former Parkway superintendents and historians will gather to celebrate the contributions of Joe Wilson and National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) at the Blue Ridge Music Center. …

Teens get opportunity to celebrate with an idol

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.–Teens who commit to safe driving could have the chance to bring Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson to their hometown for a free concert this coming school year. As…

Fans invited to honor, celebrate Pulaski Mariners’ championship

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Mariners fans will have two opportunities in the next week to recognize the team and celebrate its 2013 Appalachian League Championship title. Tuesday evening,…

Authorities interrupt ‘live cook’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Authorities executing a search warrant at a Christiansburg home Wednesday interrupted what they called a “live cook” of methamphetamine. According to Christiansburg spokeswoman…

Roof of vacant Pulaski building collapses

Roof of vacant Pulaski building collapses

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The roof of a vacant building on the west side of Pulaski collapsed Wednesday afternoon, forcing town officials to demolish the remaining structure. Todd Garwood,…

VT Corps of Cadets Homecoming to feature flyovers of WWII vintage aircraft

VT Corps of Cadets Homecoming to feature flyovers of WWII vintage aircraft

BLACKSBURG—Typically among the largest alumni reunion events held on campus each year, the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Homecoming is set for Sept. 21 in conjunction with the home football…

Mystery mosquito identified by VT

Mystery mosquito identified by VT

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Franky Lovern, a Pulaski native who lives near the New River Valley Baptist Church, around the Veterans Hill area, had noticed more mosquitoes around his…

Online archive of historical news footage available

CHARLOTTESVILLE – What is believed to be the only surviving TV news archive of original film clips from Virginia’s civil rights era is now available to the public online. In…

Fall Pulaski County Flea Market is this weekend

Fall Pulaski County Flea Market is this weekend

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Some years it’s rainy and cold and other years it’s hot and dry, but this weekend is expected to be sunny and pleasant when the…

Public hearing for middle school consolidation

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com There will be a public hearing regarding the consolidation of Dublin and Pulaski middle schools on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in Pulaski County High…