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Trolley rides in Fairlawn tonight cancelled

Unfortunately the Trolley rides have been cancelled in Fairlawn tonight . It’s a combination of impending weather and mechanical trouble.…

New president selected at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG (AP) — Timothy Sands has been named the 16th president of Virginia Tech, succeeding President Charles W. Steger. Tech’s Board of Visitors approved the hiring of the Purdue University…

Va. to introduce new mental health protocols

RICHMOND (AP) — Virginia mental health officials are introducing changes in 2014 to ensure that hospital beds will be available for people who pose a danger to themselves or others.…

Safe Haven volunteer needs ‘critical’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The need for volunteers to supervise court-ordered child visitations and exchanges between parents has reached the “critical” level at Safe Haven in Pulaski. Ellen Mitchell,…

DMS collects food for The Dream Center

DMS collects food for The Dream Center

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The Student Government Association (SGA) at Dublin Middle School sponsored a successful peanut butter drive for The Dream Center of Pulaski. Sarah Moore is the…

Tourney expected to impact local economy

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A one-day boy’s basketball tournament is expected to bring more than 1,000 people to Pulaski County this weekend, boosting sales at area businesses. Pulaski County…

PCPC G.R.O.W. ready to blossom

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   What’s in a name? In one case, too much coincidence. The Pulaski Community Partners Coalition found that their Green Gills aquaponics program name was too…

Red Cross blood drives for December

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Is being 17 or older, weighing at least 110 pounds and being in general good health enough to qualify you as one of Santa’s helpers?…

LewisGale honors long-term employees

LewisGale honors long-term employees

LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski recently held an awards ceremony to honor 50 of its staff members for their hard work, dedication, and years of service. “The success of our hospital all comes…

World mourns Mandela, struggles to find the words

For most of the world, his name is synonymous with courage and perseverance. Leaders and citizens, athletes and artists remembered Nelson Mandela on Friday — though many struggled to find…