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‘Gone With the Wind’ added to Friday Classics

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com     It debuted at Pulaski Theatre April 1, 1940 and has been shown there less than half a dozen times since, but “Gone With the…

The Radford Theatre: Part 2

The Radford Theatre: Part 2

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Every great story deserves a sequel. The Radford Theatre, located on Radford’s Main Street, had a long, rich narrative of its own. Now, thanks to…

VHSL game times changed for Saturday

Times for the VHSL semi-final baseball games for Saturday have been changed to 1 and 4 p.m.…

Christiansburg Aquatic Center wants to make record splash

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   If you never learned your way around a pool and you like doing things in a big way, your time has come. The Christiansburg Aquatic…

Volvo demonstrates DME-powered truck

Volvo demonstrates DME-powered truck

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Volvo Trucks, Wednesday, became the first manufacturer to announce plans to commercialize dimethyl ether (DME)-powered heavy-duty commercial vehicles in North America as part of its “Blue Power”…

Pulaski County kids step up for Goodwill

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   When Goodwill launched a donation drive at elementary schools in seven cities and counties in Virginia, Pulaski County students stepped up to the plate in…

Council votes on fixed water service rates, capital improvement plan

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Multiple items were brought up for motion at Tuesday’s Pulaski town council meeting, including a proposed increase in fixed service for water charges and the…

Public silent on Dublin tax hike, surcharge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   No one turned out Thursday evening to speak during public hearings on a real estate tax increase and water surcharge for the town of Dublin.…

Dublin council OKs tax increase, surcharge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Dublin Town Council unanimously voted Thursday night to increase real estate taxes by 5 cents and impose a $4.29 surcharge on each water bill to…

Long-time fugitive’s burglary charges dropped

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A North Carolina man being sought in connection with two residential burglaries in Draper in 2006 was arrested in March, but he won’t have to…