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Former doctor receives 33-month sentence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   ROANOKE – A former Dublin doctor convicted of 172 counts of dispensing pain medication without having authority to do so was sentenced to 33 months…

Reduction in bond denied for stalking defendant

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 51-year-old Pulaski man facing multiple charges, including stalking and sexual battery, will have to come up with a $10,000 secured bond if he is…

Pulaski YMCA picks new child care director

Pulaski YMCA picks new child care director

Pulaski’s Hensel Eckman YMCA has chosen David Lewis as its new child care director. Lewis worked in the center on a part-time basis for the last year and a half,…

Ex-Va Moose lodge official accused of stealing

(AP) — A former administrator at a Pulaski County fraternal organization has been charged with stealing more than $297,000. According to reports a Pulaski County grand jury indicted 50-year-old Edward…

Project seeks to document Southwest Virginia quilts

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   WYTHEVILLE – Virginia Consortium of Quilters is looking to document Southwest Virginia quilt makers and the quilts they handmade prior to 2000. Those having quilts…

NRCC announces MOS prep course, test dates

New River Community College will offer a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) preparation class and MOS certification exams at the college’s New River Valley Mall site in Christiansburg in November. “MOS…

Hillsville man killed in Carroll crash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CARROLL COUNTY – A Hillsville man was killed Tuesday afternoon in a multi-vehicle crash on Route 52. According to Virginia State Police, James C. Lineberry,…

Truck test drives lead to funds for football

Ram trucks will be at the Pulaski County High School football game this Friday night to help raise money for the school’s football program. The fundraiser, which will last from…

DMV 2 Go mobile office coming to Blacksburg

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ five mobile customer service centers, DMV 2 Go, are traveling across Virginia to serve customers.  Each full service office provides all DMV…

Virginia Tech’s University Commencement ceremony to begin earlier in the day starting in 2014

BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech has announced that starting in 2014, the University Commencement ceremony held in Lane Stadium will begin at 9 a.m. on the last Friday of the spring…