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Deans retire from NRCC after 25 years

Deans retire from NRCC after 25 years

New River Community College recently said farewell to two longtime employees. Both Carol Hurst, dean of the division of arts and sciences, and Dan Lookadoo, dean of the division of…

SW Virginia loses only international port of entry

DUBLIN (AP) — Southwest Virginia officials say a federal move to cut the only customs agent position at an area airport will handicap the region because it can no longer…

Java Brothers brew up good music

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   A lot of good music was born in the hills and hollows of Appalachia, but not all bands that play it have such earthy origins.…

Child abuse charge reduced to ‘contributing’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A felony child abuse charge against a Marion man was reduced Thursday to misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Pulaski County Assistant Commonwealth’s…

Worker injured in fall from bucket truck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A worker was injured Thursday morning when he fell from a bucket truck while trimming trees. Joe Trigg, REMSI executive director, said the worker fell…

Three charged in early-morning stabbing

Three charged in early-morning stabbing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   An altercation on Randolph Avenue in Pulaski left one man stabbed and three others in jail Thursday, according to police. Pulaski Police Chief Gary Roche…

Police capture stabbing suspect

Police capture stabbing suspect

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski police have captured at a 52-year-old man they say critically stabbed another man in the area of East Main Street late Thursday. Authorities found…

Fairview Garden still a field of dreams

Fairview Garden still a field of dreams

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   What began as a plan for a community garden to unite citizens in Dublin surrounding the Fairview Home has only made a slight step forward,…

Pepper’s Ferry addresses unfunded VRS liabilities

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   In an effort to offset unfunded Virginia Retirement System liabilities that increased by almost $150,000 in a year’s time, Pepper’s Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority…

Diversion program could save defendant time

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   If a Dublin man can qualify to participate in a state diversion program, the amount of time he receives for a drug conviction will be…