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Lunch at the Depot features new food, music—and autographs

The Lunch at the Depot Event scheduled for Thursday, July 18 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. will have new eats on offer and local bluegrass entertainment for participants. The…

Pulaski firefighters handle 476 calls

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Fire Department handled 476 calls during the past fiscal year, with 386 being in town and 90 outside the town limits. The department’s average…

Sinkhole closes one lane on Route 460 in Giles County

GILES COUNTY  – The Virginia Department of Transportation has closed the right lane of westbound Route 460 in Giles County about two-tenths of a mile west of Route 700 (Mountain…

Radford’s Lucky Duck Race to kick off NRV Classic Car Show

Radford’s Lucky Duck Race to kick off NRV Classic Car Show

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwestimes.com   Come join the fun Saturday, Aug. 17, for the annual Lucky (rubber) Duck Race at Bisset Park, kicking off the Saturday in the Park Classic…

Virginia State Police seek public input for reaccreditation process

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Virginia State Police are in the process of reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) and the public will have…

Jury trial slated for former professor

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – Three days have been set aside in October for the trial of a former college professor facing more than 100 charges involving child…

Study sheds light on local ‘food insecurity’

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Eleven percent of Pulaski County citizens do not know where their next meal is coming from, according to studies presented by the Southwest Virginia branch…

Java Brothers bringing ’grass to Jackson Park

Java Brothers bringing ’grass to Jackson Park

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The Radford band Java Brothers will bring some extra grass to Jackson Park in downtown Pulaski Friday night, but it’ll be the musical kind. The…

Boater injured in Claytor collision dies

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   ROANOKE – A 39-year-old Christiansburg man injured in a June 25 collision of two boats on Claytor Lake died Sunday. James Edward Downes IV had…

Sewage bypassing damaged line

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A bypass system is pumping sewage around a Pulaski sewer line that was damaged by high water last week. The town learned Friday morning that a…