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Other sightings of unidentified animal reported

Submitted by Roger Williams I recently spoke with a local hunter who says he also saw an animal similar to the unidentified animal photo published in The Southwest Times Aug.…

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine maintains blood bank for animals

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine maintains blood bank for animals

BLACKSBURG–Giving the gift of life through blood donations is not only confined to humans. At the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, dogs and cats regularly donate blood to the…

Sweet Honey in the Rock to perform at RU

Sweet Honey in the Rock to perform at RU

Radford University’s Bondurant Auditorium will welcome the soulful harmonies and intricate rhythms of legendary a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock Thursday, Sept. 5.  Through a mixture of blues,…

Men allegedly solicited sex from minors

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Christiansburg authorities have arrested two men for allegedly soliciting sex with minors through the Internet. The arrests were the result of two separate…

Pulaski says goodbye to Margaret Farris

Pulaski says goodbye to Margaret Farris

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Margaret Farris, a prominent female figure in Pulaski County, was laid to rest this morning. She was a member of First Baptist Church for over…

Local woman recovers funds after DUI scam

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Most of us have a fierce instinct to protect and help our loved ones, especially close family members, no matter the cost. It’s this impulse…

Bond revoked for deputy assault

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Fairlawn man convicted of assaulting a deputy and trying to disarm him was sent to jail Thursday to await sentencing in October. After convicting…

Man stabbed, prescription drugs stolen

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A condition report is unavailable for a 64-year-old Pulaski man who was stabbed and assaulted in his residence Wednesday night. Pulaski Police Chief Gary Roche…

Heavy traffic expected for Hillsville’s annual Flea Market and Gun Show

  HILLSVILLE—Travelers heading to the annual Hillsville Flea Market and Gun Show should expect considerable traffic delays during the event, held Friday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 2. People not…

Judge: child porn not ‘victimless crime’

Judge: child porn not ‘victimless crime’

Draper man will serve almost 20 years for violating probation   By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   “As long as there are people like you, there will continue to be exploitation…