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Humane Society to celebrate World Spay/Neuter Day

Humane Society to celebrate World Spay/Neuter Day

Nationwide, an estimated 6-8 million homeless kittens, puppies, cats, and dogs enter animal shelters every year. About half of these animals are adopted. Tragically, the other half are put down.…

Agency on Aging seeks local funds

By J.R. SCHRADER SWT EDITOR One agency with main offices in the town of Pulaski serves senior citizens across the four counties and one city. It is the New River…

RU appoints vice president for University Relations

RADFORD – Radford University has appointed Joe Carpenter as vice president for the Office of University Relations, effective Feb. 1. Carpenter, who will serve as the university’s chief communications officer,…

‘Class reunion’ brings memories

‘Class reunion’ brings memories

  By JR SCHRADER SWT Editor Theater goers reminisced back to their high school days during Thursday’s performance by “The Marvelous Wonderettes” on the Pulaski Theatre stage. Memories floated through…

DMV seeks Transportation Safety Award nominees

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@souhwesttimes.com Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is looking to honor outstanding efforts made by individuals and organizations to make Virginia’s roadways safer. DMV has given these awards…

Reward offered in Sanatorium break-in

Reward offered in Sanatorium break-in

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com When you hear about the supposedly haunted St. Albans Sanatorium, images of ghostly encounters and “Haunted Collector” reruns may come to mind. Early this week, instead…

Stomp brings its high-energy show to Radford

Stomp, the world-famous percussion ensemble, is bringing its explosive show to Radford University on Thursday, Feb. 21. Stomp has grown into one of the world’s most familiar live events and…

Senate panel amends governor’s transportation bill

By Whitney Spicer Capital News Service RICHMOND – The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved an amended version of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s transportation funding bill, opting to raise the gasoline…

Senate Panel OKs More Stringent Voter ID

By MICHAEL SCHUSTER Capital News Service RICHMOND – The Senate Privileges and Elections Committee has approved a bill that supporters say would thwart voter fraud but opponents say would make…

School board works to fix middle schools

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com OWPR Architects and Engineers have offered a solution to the bowed walls at Pulaski and Dublin middle schools – using columns and beams to permanently fix…