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Pulaski working to contain sewage leak

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski officials are advising the public to avoid getting into Peak Creek along downstream from 1427 Dora Highway due to a sewage spill into the…

SWVA Veterans Cemetery receives ‘mobility vehicle’

SWVA Veterans Cemetery receives ‘mobility vehicle’

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Rainy skies cleared over Dublin the morning of Independence Day, just in time for a group of veterans and others to gather at Southwest Virginia Veterans…

Dublin Fourth of July ceremony marked with retirement of flag

Dublin Fourth of July ceremony marked with retirement of flag

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Ragged grey clouds rolled partway back to reveal a soaring blue sky at Dublin town hall’s Fourth of July ceremony. The event included a disposal…

Pulaski Fourth of July festivities march on

Pulaski Fourth of July festivities march on

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The ceremony in remembrance of veterans and members of the Armed Forces was a touching and meaningful display with Charles Bopp, Vice-Chairman of Pulaski County…

Claytor Lake lowered due to rain, New River flooding

From Friends of Claytor Lake: AEP on 7/3/13 pulled the lake close to 2 feet below full pond in anticipation of current rainfall and flooding down the New River. Currently…

VDOT: Approximately 65 Salem District roads closed due to SWVA flooding

SALEM – Flooding continues to impact travel in southwest Virginia with approximately 65 roads closed as of noon today.  The Virginia Department of Transportation is working to repair flood damage,…

Radford 4th of July celebration cancelled

Today’s weather is putting a damper on some local festivities planned in celebration of Independence Day. Around 11 a.m., Radford City Manager’s office issued the following statement: “The Spirit of…

Local theatre group to perform High School Musical

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County’s own Adaire Theatre will be presenting their production of High School Musical July 19-21 and July 26-28 at the Pulaski County High School…

DFD chooses slate of officers

Dublin Volunteer Fire Department has elected its new slate of officers for the current, 2013-14, fiscal year. Officers are as follows: Chief, Ronnie McClure; assistant chief, Dean Russell; deputy chief,…

Keep fireworks displays safe, legal

By TODD GARWOOD Pulaski Fire Marshal   Fourth of July firework displays will light up the skies this week but at what cost? The Pulaski Fire Marshal’s Office wants to…