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Randolph Park thriving

In an economy that has seen more and more recreational institutions lose attendance, Pulaski County’s Randolph Park is not only thriving, but is experiencing record attendance. The park, on Alexander…

Maudie Hawkins dies at 85

Columnist Maudie Hawkins, who has reported Robinson Tract Community news for The Southwest Times for more than 15 years, died early this morning at LewisGale Hospital – Pulaski. She was…

SBA extends Pulaski County visit

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has extended its visit to Pulaski County by adding three more days to its Disaster Loan Outreach Center for tornado victims. The center originally was…

Trail cyclist dies

A 68-year-old Radford man died last Sunday while cycling on the New River Trail through Pulaski County. Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jeff Saunders said other trail users found the…

Eight injured in multi-vehicle crash

WYTHE COUNTY – Eight people were injured Thursday in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Wythe County, according to Virginia State Police. Sgt. Michael T. Conroy said the 9:53…

Cutting class getting harder?

It may be harder for Pulaski County High School students to cut class next school year. Tom Brewster, deputy superintendent of Pulaski County Public Schools, will present a proposal to…

NRV Fair opens Monday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’s an event many people from throughout Southwest Virginia look forward to each year and it opens tomorrow. The week-long New River Valley Fair kicks off…

PCHS cage coach vote pending

Mark Hanks, former Cougar boys’ basketball head coach at Pulaski County High School, will be named the new head coach for the 2011/2012 season, according to the proposed personnel agenda…

Pawn shop victim of $16K heist

Dublin police are investigating a weekend burglary that resulted in the theft of $16,000 worth of items from an area pawn shop. Dublin Police Department Investigator Marshall Dowdy said a…

‘Ade’ sale will aid children’s hospital

A group of local Girl Scouts will be offering lots of ‘ade’ and aid Saturday as they take part in the “Anthem ‘Lemonaid’ Kids Helping Kids Fundraiser.” Not only will…