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LVNRV extends Scrabble tourney deadline

By PHYLLIS YOUHAS Literacy Volunteers of the NRV   S-N-O-W-Y (11 points) W-E-A-T-H-E-R (13 points) adds up to a total of 24 points and 24 reasons Literacy Volunteers of the…

‘Andrew’s Law’ out of steam for 2014

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Fear that “Andrew’s Law” wouldn’t make it through the House Courts of Justice Committee became a reality for the 2014 General Assembly session Wednesday. Although…

Mayor Jeff Worrell to seek another term

Mayor Jeff Worrell to seek another term

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Mayor Jeff Worrell will celebrate his 54th birthday by announcing his candidacy for another term as Mayor of the Town of Pulaski. According to Worrell,…

Janet Johnson concludes 43-year career with New River Community Action

Janet Johnson concludes 43-year career with New River Community Action

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   As announced last week, Janet Johnson, the lead community service worker for New River Community Action (NRCA) is retiring after 43 years. Johnson began her…

‘Suitable copy for framing’ perplexes federal officials

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Dublin Town Manager Bill Parker caused quite a “ruckus” recently when he questioned a federal agency about a new policy requiring the town to use…

Hannah Altizer wins Pulaski County Spelling Bee

Hannah Altizer wins Pulaski County Spelling Bee

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Dublin Middle School student Hannah Altizer was named champion for the Pulaski County Spelling Bee. The Bee was held Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. in…

YMCA progresses with renovations

YMCA progresses with renovations

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   If you haven’t been to the YMCA in Pulaski lately you might be amazed at the improvements that started in January and are in process…

Local libraries have guides to Va. house/garden tour

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   An estimated 30,000 visitors are expected to visit the commonwealth April 26-May 3 for the 81st annual “Historic Garden Week in Virginia” house and garden…

Library hosting Shamrock Party

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Put on your favorite green attire and prepare for some fun as Pulaski County Library celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a special “Shamrock Party,” Monday,…

Floyd’s fundraising Mardi Gras benefits school

The Blue Mountain School’s annual flagship fundraiser, the Fifth Annual Tom Ryan Memorial Floyd Mardi Gras Costume Ball, will be held at the Floyd EcoVillage Celebration Hall on Saturday, March…