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Superintendent says Snowville going strong

By SARAH BRADBURY and SHANNON WATKINS   It was announced late August that Glenda Chrisley, one of two kindergarten teachers at Snowville Elementary, would move to first grade after several…

Probationer told to get off drugs or go to jail

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County judge Thursday warned a probationer to stop using drugs or go to jail. Anna Michelle Huff wasn’t on the Circuit Court docket…

Whitaker memorialized with resolution

Whitaker memorialized with resolution

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   For more than a decade, Gaye Yonce Whitaker “took great pride” in addressing the needs of those passing through Pulaski County Visitor Center. Monday night,…

Nearly $8,000 restitution ordered

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Four of 56 charges against a Ripplemead man will be taken under advisement for a year to monitor his behavior and payment of nearly $8,000…

Other sightings of unidentified animal reported

Submitted by Roger Williams I recently spoke with a local hunter who says he also saw an animal similar to the unidentified animal photo published in The Southwest Times Aug.…

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine maintains blood bank for animals

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine maintains blood bank for animals

BLACKSBURG–Giving the gift of life through blood donations is not only confined to humans. At the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, dogs and cats regularly donate blood to the…

Sweet Honey in the Rock to perform at RU

Sweet Honey in the Rock to perform at RU

Radford University’s Bondurant Auditorium will welcome the soulful harmonies and intricate rhythms of legendary a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock Thursday, Sept. 5.  Through a mixture of blues,…

Men allegedly solicited sex from minors

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG – Christiansburg authorities have arrested two men for allegedly soliciting sex with minors through the Internet. The arrests were the result of two separate…

Pulaski says goodbye to Margaret Farris

Pulaski says goodbye to Margaret Farris

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Margaret Farris, a prominent female figure in Pulaski County, was laid to rest this morning. She was a member of First Baptist Church for over…

Local woman recovers funds after DUI scam

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Most of us have a fierce instinct to protect and help our loved ones, especially close family members, no matter the cost. It’s this impulse…