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Newbern museum hosting Appalachian music Saturday

New River Historical Society will present a program of Appalachian music Saturday, March 16, at the Wilderness Road Regional Museum in Newbern. The public is invited to attend. The 2…

Man on the Street

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Sometimes the best news isn’t what people are doing in the community, but what they’re thinking. We present a new feature to you about just that,…

Students conducting survey for potential investor

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A group of Virginia Tech students is looking to survey people who work or live in or around downtown Pulaski regarding lunch and break habits. The…

Dr. Seuss Day very ‘meussical’

Dr. Seuss Day very ‘meussical’

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com “Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to our sauna.” Mike Grim, principal of Pulaski’s Critzer Elementary School, appropriately opened the Dr. Seuss Day show with…

Crockett-Stark will not seek re-election

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Virginia Delegate Anne (“Annie”) B. Crockett-Stark (R-6th) announced Wednesday she will not be seeking re-election this November. In a statement released March 13, 70-year-old Crockett-Stark said,…

Sparks fly at Pulaski budget meeting

Sparks fly at Pulaski budget meeting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’s intended as a time town council members can hash out budget issues amongst themselves and with town staff, but sparks flew at Pulaski Town Council’s…

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closure scheduled for Rt. 114 in Montgomery County

  The following is a traffic alert from Virginia Department of Transportation’s Salem district office: On Monday, March 18, a lane closure will be in place on eastbound Route 114…

BBB warns of loan modification scam

Roanoke–Several consumers in Western Virginia have been contacted by loan modification companies offering services in direct violation of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulations. While there are many reputable mortgage relief…

Psychiatric Society recognizes Yost

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Psychiatric Society of Virginia named 12th District Delegate Joseph Yost its 2013 Legislator of the Year for his “emergence as an advocate for access to care…

Volunteer Day at the YMCA a major success

Over 35 volunteers for the Hensel Eckman YMCA donated their time and financial support to paint and clean the Cardiac Fitness Center this past Wednesday and Thursday, March 6 and…