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Annual NRV Fair returns July 22-27

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   New River Valley Fair returns to the Dublin fairgrounds July 22-27, offering amusement rides, contests and various forms of entertainment for all ages. The event…

Man’s body found in burning home: House found on fire when police responded to domestic call

Man’s body found in burning home: House found on fire when police responded to domestic call

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Authorities are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death for a man whose body was found inside a burning home…

Events mark anniversary of Civil War battle

WYTHE COUNTY – Big Walker Lookout will host a variety of activities Saturday, July 13, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battle known as Toland’s Raid. One…

County tax collections nearing 100 percent

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County treasurer’s office has collected nearly 100 percent of real estate taxes owed the county over the past 20 years, according to Treasurer Melinda…

Local teacher brings home the gold

Local teacher brings home the gold

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   David Wright was the track coach at Pulaski County High School for years; now he teaches PhysEd at Pulaski’s Critzer Elementary School. His students could…

‘Lively’ African Children’s Choir to perform in Dublin

‘Lively’ African Children’s Choir to perform in Dublin

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The African Children’s Choir, a group of lively 7-10-year-old African children, many of whom were orphaned by war, famine or disease, will perform in August…

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…