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Warner stops in Draper for coffee and questions

Warner stops in Draper for coffee and questions

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   “Let me be clear: I’m your senator, not your Democrat senator.” While spoken part way through answering an audience member’s question, these words encompassed an…

SRO funding denied by council

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   At Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council meeting, council debated the possibility of helping fund School Resource Officers (SROs) for the county schools. The topic was…

A gift from God, a labor of love complete

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   “Be still and know that I am God.”   It’s a simple phrase from the Bible, but it was the final touch on a series…

DMV reminds Virginians to stay safe as summer vacation ends

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is reminding drivers and pedestrians to stay safe this upcoming holiday weekend and as students head back to school. In 2012,…

NRCC student celebrates turnaround

Eleven New River Community College students recently participated in a Capstone ceremony to mark the completion of their 12-week fast-track heating and air conditioning program. The journey was challenging for…

Local environmental leaders earn nationally recognized green accreditation

Community Housing Partners (CHP) is pleased to announce it has earned full Green Organizational Accreditation by the Sustainability Performance Institute (SPI) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development…

Beans and Rice to hold customer service workshop

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Great service is a must in keeping customers happy and returning to a business. Area business owners and members of their service staffs will have…

Caterpillar makes United Way agency fair a success

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Caterpillar held a Pulaski County United Way partner agency fair for their employees. The campaign team members are Monica Patterson, John Maxwell, Jeff Rector, Javier…

Corn crops fare well over rainy summer

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Although a handful of other crops around the region have been affected in some way by the prolonged and seemingly relentless periods of rain this…

FACNRV to be featured at The Marketplace

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley will showcase Scott Perry at The Marketplace, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, Aug. 27…