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Fall events scheduled for NRV Fairgrounds

The New River Valley Fairgrounds has released its schedule of events for early fall of 2013. The Horseman’s Association of Southwest Virginia will hold its Fall Fun Show on Saturday,…

Students climb ahead in math SOLs

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Student achievement in math Standards of Learning (SOL) tests first introduced two years ago has improved statewide, with 71 percent of students passing the mathematics…

Pulaski resident to be featured in RU Art Show

Pulaski resident to be featured in RU Art Show

The opening season art show at Radford University’s Gallery 205, Porterfield Hall features work from a Pulaski resident. At first glance of Ken Smith’s artwork, one sees men in uniforms,…

State police respond to Washington County school bus crash

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Virginia State Police released information Wednesday on a two-vehicle crash in Washington County involving a school bus. The 7:05 a.m. crash occurred on Route 645,…

A mile of pennies for ‘Supplies for Seniors’

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Once again, it’s time to begin raising money for “Supplies for Seniors.” Search under your couch cushions, your car, or anywhere else change seems to…

Council discusses two-way traffic on Main Street

Council discusses two-way traffic on Main Street

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   At Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council meeting, council talked about the option of making traffic on Pulaski’s Main Street two-way, instead of the current one-way…

Free Coffee with Senator Warner may prove eye-opening

Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce presents Coffee With Senator Mark Warner at the Draper Mercantile on Friday, Aug. 23, 9-10 a.m. Coffee will be complimentary. Doors open at 8 a.m. A…

PCHS Golf Association hosts Par Three tournament

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County High School Golf Association will be holding their seventh annual Par Three Tournament at Pulaski Country Club on Saturday, Aug. 24, at…

Pulaski town water plant improvements going up for bid

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   The town of Pulaski’s water treatment plant is in need of improvements for some of its procedures and equipment, and the project is going to…

NRCA names Helm to director position

New River Community Action (NRCA) announces the appointment of Sheryl Helm as its new director of Early Childhood and Family Services. The position’s responsibilities include directing NRCA’s Head Start program,…