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Bluegrass festival shines through the rain

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Saturday’s Pulaski Grand Slam Bluegrass Festival at Calfee Park had a modest turnout and, despite the intermittent light rain, much milder weather then the previous…

Locals on standby for Oklahoma tornado aid

By MELINDA WILLIAMS and Associated Press reports   A pair of Pulaski County first responders is on standby, waiting to see if they will be needed to help with tornado…

NRV Horse Show starts Thursday

NRV Horse Show starts Thursday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   New River Valley Horse Show will celebrate its 106th year Thursday, May 23, when the 2013 show gets underway at 7 p.m. at the New…

2013 Relay for Life surpasses $83k goal

2013 Relay for Life surpasses $83k goal

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Friday night’s Relay for Life began with a loud cheer from the participants gathered for the kickoff. “Who wants to celebrate more birthdays?” was met with…

‘The Marketplace’ to celebrate grand opening Tuesday

After a two-week “trial run,” The Marketplace, Pulaski’s new farmer’s market under the direction and management of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, will celebrate its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting…

Historic Pulaski Theatre run entirely by volunteers

By LAURA ENDERSON laura@southwesttimes.com The Pulaski Theatre has withstood the test of time after going through multiple renovations. Often, when a historic place has been through what the Pulaski Theatre…

Blimp returning to NRV Airport

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Weather permitting, the Goodyear blimp will make a couple of overnight stops at the New River Valley Airport later this month. According to an airport…

Locals won’t let airport lose Port of Entry without a fight

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   When the director of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Port of Entry at New River Valley Airport retired recently, CBP chose not to…

Parker: Economy showing signs of life

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Dublin Town Manager Bill Parker says the economy is starting to show signs of life in Dublin. During an analysis of the current year’s budget…

Dublin plans tax increase, water surcharge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Dublin Town Council reluctantly voted Thursday night to propose the first increase in its real estate tax rate for more than two decades. Mayor Benny…