Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » News (Page 574)

National 811 day approaching

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Before you dig into your next outdoor project, Atmos Energy Corporation reminds every homeowner, construction crew and do-it-yourselfer to call 811. The reminder comes as…

Mildew starting to impact some crops

Mildew starting to impact some crops

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The unseasonably wet weather this summer is starting to take a toll on some cucurbit crops, according to Virginia Cooperative Extension agriculture agent Scott McElfresh.…

RU sculpture in running for endangered and historic list

RU sculpture in running for endangered and historic list

There are no umbrellas to shield Radford University Art Museum’s “Sky Castles,” a sculpture created by Dorothy Gillespie, from the elements. Rain, sleet, snow, mist, and changing temperatures are all…

Summer readers log about 100,000 hours

Participants in Pulaski County Library System’s annual Summer Reading Program logged around 100,000 hours of reading throughout the summer. This is the first year participants in the program, which ended…

‘Warner on Your Corner’ rep comes to Radford

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   “I’m not a policy person,” said Lou Kadiri, constituent services director for Senator Mark Warner’s Roanoke office. “If I was, I’d be in D.C.” Kadiri…

New tools help families avoid caregiver distress

Nearly a third of New River Valley adults are family caregivers at risk of physical and emotional maladies resulting from caregiver distress. As a result, Home Instead Senior Care, which…

Several events planned in town this weekend

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The Town of Pulaski and the Fine Arts Center (FAC) for the New River Valley’s Jackson Park Concert Series continues Friday, Aug. 9. The Southern…

Christiansburg man charged with rape

Christiansburg man charged with rape

CHRISTIANSBURG – A Christiansburg man was arrested Monday after allegedly raping a woman in Christiansburg early Sunday morning. Christopher McKinsley Dobbins II, 21, is charged with one count of rape.…

NRV Hazardous Waste Collection Day

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Residents served by the New River Resource Authority are invited to participate in the region’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Event on Saturday, Aug. 10 from…

Gospel group ‘Chosen’ coming to A-Z Family Center

Gospel group ‘Chosen’ coming to A-Z Family Center

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The gospel group Chosen will be performing at the A-Z Family Center this Friday, Aug. 9, and Saturday, Aug. 10, along with other gospel artists…