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N.C. trucker charged in I-77 crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   WYTHE COUNTY – A North Carolina truck driver was charged with reckless driving as the result of a crash on I-81 in Wythe County Wednesday.…

Merchants sought for Dublin’s Halloween Treat Trail

The town of Dublin is seeking merchants to participate in its 2013 Halloween Treat Trail to be held Thursday, Oct. 31. Merchants who take part in the trail have Halloween…

LewisGale patients can now check in to ER with smartphone app

SALEM – Patients headed to any LewisGale emergency department can now alert the hospital of their pending arrival and symptoms using a new mobile healthcare app. The notification system is…

Volvo Group’s New River Valley Plant achieves zero landfill status

Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin has achieved zero landfill status at its truck manufacturing operations. Waste generated by the facility, which manufactures all Volvo trucks sold…

PCHS celebration committee stops by Homecoming

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County High School Fortieth Anniversary Celebration Committee will man a booth at this year’s homecoming to help raise funds for PCHS’s fortieth anniversary,…

Supervisor ponders axle limit for Newbern traffic

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Rather than restrict all heavy truck traffic through the Newbern community, a member of Pulaski County Board of Supervisors questioned the possibility of limitations based…

Va. candidates for governor clash in debate

McLEAN (AP) — Republican Ken Cuccinelli pushed his knowledge of Virginia’s government in a debate that, at times, left his Democratic opponent in the governor’s race, Terry McAuliffe, without answers…

Governor McDonnell announces 75 new jobs in Carroll County

– Virginia Produce Company to quadruple size of facility, purchase additional $12 million of Virginia grown produce over three years – RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that Virginia…

Utt named Pulaski town manager

Utt named Pulaski town manager

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A man often said to be instrumental in attracting manufacturers to Pulaski County over the past few years is the new town manager for Pulaski.…

State Fair memorializing Trooper Fox with plaque

State Fair memorializing Trooper Fox with plaque

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   DOSWELL – Virginia State Fair will memorialize late Virginia State Trooper Andrew D. Fox with a plaque dedication ceremony to be held in Doswell Oct.…