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Fine Arts Center celebrates Youth Art Month

Fine Arts Center celebrates Youth Art Month

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Each year, the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley (FACNRV) designates March as Youth Art Month. According to FACNRV representative Donna Rorrer, the…

Celtic fiddle player Arvel Bird to perform at Radford Native American Heritage Festival

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   World-renowned violinist and flutist Arvel Bird will perform as part of the fifth annual Native American Heritage Festival on Saturday, April 12 in Bisset Park…

Jaycees holding charity ride for Camp Jaycees

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Motorcycle riders and owners of classic cars or hot rods are invited to come out this Saturday to take part in a charity ride for…

Deadline to connect to Speedwell Phase-I waterline is this month

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   WYTHEVILLE – The Wythe County Water Department is reminding citizens and businesses along the Speedwell Phase-I waterline that the deadline for filing for service is…

Fairlawn Volunteer Fire Department to conduct letter campaign fundraiser

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Residents living in the coverage area for the Fairlawn Volunteer Fire Department will be receiving a letter in the mail soon. According to Fairlawn Treasurer…

Sheriff confirms ‘sexting’ investigation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis confirmed Friday the seizure of some school students’ cell phones as part of an investigation into a practice often referred…

Origami Yoda author visits Snowville Elementary

Origami Yoda author visits Snowville Elementary

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Southwest Virginia’s own New York Times Bestselling Author Tom Angleberger paid the students at Snowville Elementary School a visit Thursday, April 3 in honor of…

Pulaski-born filmmaker tackles StarCraft 2

Pulaski-born filmmaker tackles StarCraft 2

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Mary Ratliff, a Pulaski County native who now lives and works in Reston, has developed a career as a filmmaker since leaving the area, and…

PCHS Players to present ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’ next weekend

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County High School will present “Willy Wonka Jr.,” based on the classic Roald Dahl novel “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” which was later adapted…

Scouts plant pinwheel garden for child abuse awareness

Scouts plant pinwheel garden for child abuse awareness

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   With thousands of Virginia’s children suffering abuse and neglect each year, a group of local Boy Scouts decided to draw attention to this plight by…