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Boyd ready to hand over reins

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com For almost 16 years, Sherry Boyd has held the reins of the town of Pulaski’s Finance Department, but come June she’s ready to hand them over…

Space still open in Zumba Fitness class

Looking to work off extra pounds put on during the holidays? New River Community College still has space available in a Zumba Fitness class being held on Tuesday and Thursday…

Rounding up helps kids get a ‘Reality Check’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Each time you Round Up your purchase at Goodwill over the next few months, you’ll help area middle and high school students get a “Reality Check”…

Parrott man released from hospital

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 31-year-old Pulaski County man critically injured in a Jan. 24 altercation in Parrott is no longer hospitalized at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Hosptial spokesman Eric…

Make a Valentines date with ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’

Make a Valentines date with ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Make plans with your sweetheart to spend an evening in the company of “The Marvelous Wonderettes” as Springer Theatricals brings the lively 50s and 60s song-and-dance…

Wind storm damage tops $200k

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Last week’s straight-line wind event caused more than $200,000 in damage in Pulaski County, including $60,000 at New River Valley Fairgrounds, according to county officials. Assistant…

Two arrested in Riner meth lab raid

Two arrested in Riner meth lab raid

  By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RINER – Police say two people were arrested Wednesday in connection with a methamphetamine lab found in a Riner residence. According to a press release…

Finding joy in the success of others: Vordo honored for her work at PES

Finding joy in the success of others: Vordo honored for her work at PES

  By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com She has an amazing ability to connect with a child and help him or her see the potential they possess to do great things. Ruth…

More progressive ideas offered at community meeting

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com Although given the opportunity to comment in an open forum about what they would like to see in a new or renovated school, very few parents…

Hawley to retire as town manager

Hawley to retire as town manager

                                      By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com After nearly four decades of service to…