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Area students bringing Seuss characters to life

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com More than 100 area elementary and middle school students will take the stage at PCHS Thursday through Saturday nights in the children’s musical, “SEUSSICAL, JR.!” This…

Durham wants to set her career on fire – literally

Durham wants to set her career on fire – literally

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Jessi Durham has fallen from heights, down stairs and engaged in armed and unarmed combat, and later this summer she’ll be set on fire – if…

NRV nation’s ‘biggest mover’ for jobs

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The New River Valley metropolitan statistical area was ranked the “biggest mover” for having climbed 128 positions from 2011 to 2012 in the Milken Institute’s index…

No injuries reported in Route 11 wreck

No injuries reported in Route 11 wreck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash on Route 11 near Dublin Monday. According to Capt. Jeff Saunders with Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, Carl Williams…

Blossom and Grow Fest has plenty to offer local farmers, community

By LAURA ENDERSON laura@southwesttimes.com Fresh, locally grown foods are substantial to the area. On Saturday, April 20, the community will get the chance to meet local growers and producers at…

5K celebrates a colorful life

5K celebrates a colorful life

By LAURA ENDERSON laura@southwesttimes.com Cameron Fizwater, remembered for bringing love and color to life, inspired 420 people to spend their Saturday morning running in the first ever Color Me Cameron…

Eight years recommended in Radio Shack robbery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski County jury Friday convicted a North Carolina man of robbing the Fairlawn Radio Shack store last July and recommended he serve eight years in…

Middle school walls coming along

Middle school walls coming along

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com Progress repairing the bowed walls at the middle schools in Dublin and Pulaski is on schedule, according to Pulaski County Schools Director of Operations Ronnie Nichols.…

County raising real estate taxes 5 cents

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Monday night to increase the county real estate tax rate by 5 cents, to 59 cents per $100 of…

County approves 5-cent real estate tax increase

Pulaski County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 tonight to increase the county real estate tax rate by 5 cents per $100 of value, thus increasing the current 54-cent rate to…